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Skerton West by-election, 2017

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Skerton West ward of Lancaster City (Borough) Council on 7 September 2017 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Karen Leytham.

Hilda Jean Parr held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
61.5%
Conservative
34.6%
Liberal Democrats
4.0%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourHilda Jean Parr 51261.5%+24.6%
ConservativeAndy Kay 28834.6%+8.7%
Liberal DemocratsDerek John Kaye 334.0%n/a
Turnout: 15.9% (-44.5%)   -   Valid votes: 833   -   Invalid votes: 5
Majority: 224 (26.9%)   -   Swing: 8.0% Con to Lab


2015 Result (3 seats)

Labour
36.9%
Conservative
25.9%
UKIP
20.4%
Green
9.5%
Harrison
7.4%

PartyCandidate Votes%
LabourKaren Leytham 1,48136.9%
LabourRob Devey 1,331
LabourRoger James Sherlock 1,241
ConservativeGeoff Marsden 1,03725.9%
UKIPNiall Semple 81620.4%
GreenMichael Jonathon Riley 3809.5%
GreenHarris Kaloudis 360
IndependentJohn Thomas Harrison 2957.4%
Turnout: 60.4%   -   Valid votes: 3,168   -   Invalid votes: 22
Majority: 204 (5.1%)


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