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John O'Gaunt by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the John O'Gaunt ward of Lancaster City (Borough) Council on 5 May 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Richard Newman-Thompson.

Oscar Thynne held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
44.5%
Green
33.8%
Conservative
11.5%
UKIP
5.8%
Liberal Democrats
4.4%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourOscar Thynne 85744.5%+3.5%
GreenPaul Stubbins 65033.8%+9.5%
ConservativeKieran Cooke 22111.5%-13.0%
UKIPNiall Semple 1125.8%n/a
Liberal DemocratsBethany Frost 854.4%-5.7%
Turnout: 39.5% (-23.0%) - Majority: 207 (10.8%) - Swing: 3.0% Lab to Grn


2015 Result (3 seats)

Labour
41.0%
Conservative
24.5%
Green
24.3%
Liberal Democrats
10.1%

PartyCandidate Votes%
LabourMary Blamire 1,60541.0%
LabourElizabeth Scott 1,466
LabourRichard Newman-Thompson 1,300
ConservativeAli Dodgson 96024.5%
GreenChris Watkins 95024.3%
GreenHeather Hilton 842
ConservativeMick Jackson 800
ConservativeLuke Worrall 792
GreenRebecca Whittle 706
Liberal DemocratsPhil Dunster 39710.1%
Turnout: 62.5% - Majority: 340 (8.7%)


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