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Ramsbottom, 2014

A by-election was held for the Ramsbottom ward of Bury Metropolitan Borough Council on 6 March 2014 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Joanne Columbine.

Robert Hodkinson gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Conservative
47.0%
Labour
34.7%
UKIP
11.8%
Green
5.3%
Lib Dems
1.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Robert Hodkinson 1,398 47.0% +8.8%
Labour Sarah Southworth 1,033 34.7% -14.7%
UKIP Dave Barker 351 11.8% +2.6%
Green Glyn Heath 157 5.3% +5.3%
Lib Dems David Foss 38 1.3% -1.9%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Labour
49.4%
Conservative
38.2%
UKIP
9.2%
Lib Dems
3.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Luise Fitzwalter 1,605 49.4%
Conservative Barry Theckston 1,241 38.2%
UKIP Julian Corden 300 9.2%
Lib Dems Wilf Davison 103 3.2%


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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