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Egremont South by-election, 2017

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Egremont South ward of Copeland Borough Council on 2 November 2017 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Lena Hogg.

Tom Higgins held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
52.4%
Conservative
47.6%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourTom Higgins 35452.4%+15.7%
ConservativeJeff Hailes 32147.6%+26.8%
Turnout: 23.8%   -   Valid votes: 675   -   Invalid votes: 4
Majority: 33 (4.9%)   -   Swing: 5.6% Lab to Con


2015 Result (3 seats)

Labour
36.7%
Conservative
20.8%
Downton
20.5%
Nichol
15.2%
Green
6.7%

PartyCandidate Votes%
LabourMichael Arthur McVeigh 91536.7%
LabourLena Hogg 732
LabourNeil Ferguson 623
ConservativeGraham Hutson 51820.8%
IndependentPaul Downton 51120.5%
IndependentAdam Nichol 37915.2%
GreenErica Lucy Flint 1686.7%
Turnout: not published   -   Valid votes: not published   -   Invalid votes: 18
Majority: 105 (4.2%)


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