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Congleton East by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Congleton East ward of Cheshire East Council on 29 October 2015 following the death of Conservative Cllr Peter Mason.

Geoff Baggott held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
36.5%
Liberal Democrats
28.3%
Labour
21.3%
UKIP
13.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Geoff Baggott 700 36.5% -2.7%
Liberal Democrats Denis Murphy 542 28.3% +18.6%
Labour Robert Boston 409 21.3% +1.4%
UKIP Dawn Allen 266 13.9% -3.1%
Turnout: 18.1% (-48.2%) - Majority: 158 (8.2%) - Swing: 10.7% Con to LD


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
39.2%
Labour
19.9%
UKIP
17.0%
Holland
14.1%
Liberal Democrats
9.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative David Brown 2,969 39.2%
Conservative Peter Mason 2,603
Conservative Glen Williams 2,361
Labour Darrel Brough 1,506 19.9%
Labour Susan Munro 1,436
Labour Peter Ranson 1,340
UKIP Geoffrey Allen 1,290 17.0%
Independent Sally Holland 1,067 14.1%
UKIP David Reade 1,055
Liberal Democrats James Smith 736 9.7%
Liberal Democrats Keith Heron 666
Liberal Democrats Frances Wichelow 658
Turnout: 66.3% - Majority: 855 (11.3%)


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