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Lancaster East by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Lancaster East division of Lancashire County Council on 5 May 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Richard Newman-Thompson.

Lizzi Collinge held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
50.9%
Green
40.7%
Liberal Democrats
6.7%
TUSC
1.7%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourLizzi Collinge 1,75850.9%+6.0%
GreenTim Hamilton-Cox 1,40840.7%-0.3%
Liberal DemocratsRobin Long 2316.7%n/a
TUSCSteve Metcalfe 601.7%n/a
Turnout: 36.2% (+9.3%) - Majority: 350 (10.1%) - Swing: 3.2% Grn to Lab


2013 Result

Labour
44.9%
Green
41.0%
Conservative
10.1%
Oldfield
4.0%

PartyCandidate Votes%
LabourRichard Newman-Thompson 1,32544.9%
GreenSam Riches 1,21041.0%
ConservativeBilly Hill 29710.1%
IndependentEdward Oldfield 1194.0%
Turnout: 26.9% - Majority: 115 (3.9%)


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