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Crompton by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Crompton ward of Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council on 11 February 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Sufrana Bashir-Ismail, re-elected in 2014.

Bilkis Bashir-Ismail held the seat for Labour and will be up for re-election in 2018.

Result

Labour
70.9%
UKIP
11.6%
Conservative
10.9%
Liberal Democrats
4.2%
Green
2.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Bilkis Bashir-Ismail 1,961 70.9% +7.9%
UKIP Paul Eccles 320 11.6% n/a
Conservative Ryan Haslam 302 10.9% -10.8%
Liberal Democrats Garry Veevers 117 4.2% -6.2%
Green Laura Diggle 65 2.4% -2.5%
Turnout: 28.3% (-31.3%) - Majority: 1,641 (59.3%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
63.0%
Conservative
21.7%
Liberal Democrats
10.4%
Green
4.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Guy Harkin 3,895 63.0%
Conservative Nadim Muslim 1,343 21.7%
Liberal Democrats Anne Warren 641 10.4%
Green Farhan Patel 306 4.9%
Turnout: 59.6% - Majority: 2,552 (41.3%)


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