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Chorley Rural North by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Chorley Rural North division of Lancashire County Council on 21 July 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Mike Devaney.

Alan Cullens held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
43.8%
Labour
39.9%
UKIP
11.6%
Liberal Democrats
4.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Alan Cullens 1,144 43.8% +2.7%
Labour Yvonne Hargreaves 1,042 39.9% +2.1%
UKIP Christopher Suart 303 11.6% -5.7%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Fenn 125 4.8% +1.0%
Turnout: 25.0% (-10.6%) - Majority: 102 (3.9%) - Swing: 0.3% Lab to Con


2013 Result

Conservative
41.1%
Labour
37.8%
UKIP
17.3%
Liberal Democrats
3.8%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Michael Devaney 1,525 41.1%
Labour Yvonne Hargreaves 1,402 37.8%
UKIP Ray McGrady 642 17.3%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Fenn 140 3.8%
Turnout: 35.6% - Majority: 123 (3.3%)


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