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University and Scotforth Rural by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the University and Scotforth Rural ward of Lancaster City (Borough) Council on 8 December 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Matt Mann.

Nathan Burns held the seat for Labour as a Labour Co-operative candidate.

Result

Labour Co-operative
34.9%
Green
28.1%
Conservative
24.2%
Liberal Democrats
12.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Co-operative Nathan Burns 98 34.9% -0.5%
Green Xeina Aveyard 79 28.1% -4.4%
Conservative Luke Brandon 68 24.2% +0.5%
Liberal Democrats Pippa Hepworth 36 12.8% +4.4%
Turnout: 7.1% (-67.4%) - Majority: 19 (6.8%) - Swing: 2.0% Grn to Lab


2015 Result (3 seats)

Labour
35.4%
Green
32.5%
Conservative
23.7%
Liberal Democrats
8.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Lucy Atkinson 605 35.4%
Green Sam Armstrong 555 32.5%
Labour Matt Mann 500
Labour Clare Robinson 480
Green Jo Gadsden 440
Green Jack Filmore 417
Conservative Dan Astley 405 23.7%
Conservative Lee Dickson 391
Conservative Ice Dong 339
Liberal Democrats Pippa Hepworth 143 8.4%
Liberal Democrats Jamie Lawson 79
Liberal Democrats Oliver Mountjoy 66
Turnout: 74.5% - Majority: split ward


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