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Rumworth by-election, 2016

2016-20 term

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Rumworth ward of Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council on 6 October 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Rosa Kay.

Shamim Abdullah held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
77.1%
UKIP
9.0%
Conservative
6.0%
Green
4.5%
Liberal Democrats
3.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Shamim Abdullah 2,152 77.1% +4.9%
UKIP Jonathan Baxendale 251 9.0% -1.0%
Conservative Mohammed Waqas 167 6.0% -4.5%
Green Alan Johnson 126 4.5% -0.5%
Liberal Democrats Rebecca Forrest 96 3.4% +1.1%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 1,901 (68.1%) - Swing: 3.0% UKIP to Lab


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
72.2%
Conservative
10.5%
UKIP
10.0%
Green
5.0%
Liberal Democrats
2.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Rosa Kay 2,568 72.2%
Conservative Hafiz Butt 373 10.5%
UKIP Kathy Richardson 354 10.0%
Green Alan Johnson 179 5.0%
Liberal Democrats Christopher Amos 82 2.3%
Turnout: 37.0% - Majority: 2,195 (61.7%)


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