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Parkside by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Parkside ward of Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council on 8 September 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Susan Opie.

Lee Roberts held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
52.1%
Conservative
42.3%
UKIP
5.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Lee Roberts 317 52.1% -3.0%
Conservative Roy Worthington 257 42.3% -2.6%
UKIP Colin Rudd 34 5.6% n/a
Turnout: 14.1% - Majority: 60 (9.9%) - Swing: 0.2% Lab to Con


2015 Result (3 seats)

Labour
55.1%
Conservative
44.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Susan Opie 1,259 55.1%
Labour Debbie Seward 1,106
Labour Brendan Sweeney 1,073
Conservative Gregg Peers 1,026 44.9%
Conservative Roy Worthington 708
Turnout: not published - Majority: 47 (2.1%)


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