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Euxton North by-election, 2015

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Euxton North ward of Chorley Borough Council on 29 October 2015 following the disqualification of Labour Cllr Mike Handley, elected in 2014, after failing to attend any council meeting in six months.

Tommy Gray held the seat for Labour and will be up for election again in 2018.

Result

Labour
57.3%
Conservative
36.4%
UKIP
6.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Tommy Gray 697 57.3% +12.7%
Conservative Alan Platt 443 36.4% -0.4%
UKIP Christopher Suart 76 6.3% -12.3%
Turnout: 34.7% (-9.6%) - Majority: 254 (13.4%) - Swing: 6.6% Con to Lab


2014 Result (1 of 2 seats)

Labour
44.6%
Conservative
36.8%
UKIP
18.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Mike Handley 692 44.6%
Conservative Robert Wilding 570 36.8%
UKIP Stuart Rickaby 289 18.6%
Turnout: 44.3% - Majority: 122 (7.9%)


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By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog

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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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