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Dalton South by-election, 2016

Labour gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Dalton South ward of Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council on 5 May 2016 following the death of Conserative Cllr Bill Bleasdale.

Shaun Blezard gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
47.7%
Conservative
33.3%
UKIP
19.0%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourShaun Blezard 59547.7%-3.4%
ConservativeDes English 41533.3%-15.6%
UKIPDick Young 23719.0%n/a
Turnout: not published - Majority: 180 (14.4%) - Swing: 6.1% Con to Lab


2015 Result (3 seats)

Labour
51.1%
Conservative
48.9%

PartyCandidate Votes%
LabourWendy Maddox 1,29851.1%
ConservativeBill Bleasdale 1,24348.9%
LabourGordon Murray 1,218
ConservativeAnn English 1,117
LabourErnie Wilson 1,091
ConservativeDes English 1,040
Turnout: not published - Majority: split ward


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