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Dalton by-election, 2016

Independent gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Dalton ward of Allerdale Borough Council on 24 March 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Colin Sharpe.

Marion Fitzgerald gained the seat as an Independent.

Result

Fitzgerald
31.7%
Labour
28.2%
Conservative
22.2%
UKIP
12.6%
Green
5.3%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
IndependentMarion Fitzgerald 13331.7%n/a
LabourRoss Hayman 11828.2%n/a
ConservativeMike Johnson 9322.2%-26.0%
UKIPEric Atkinson 5312.6%-1.9%
GreenFlic Crowley 225.3%-10.6%
Turnout: 29.8% (-44.2%) - Majority: 15 (3.6%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result

Conservative
48.2%
Liberal Democrats
21.4%
Green
15.9%
UKIP
14.5%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeColin Sharpe 51048.2%
Liberal DemocratsJuliet Henderson 22621.4%
GreenChristina Turtle 16815.9%
UKIPPhil Gibson 15314.5%
Turnout: 74.0% - Majority: 284 (26.9%)


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