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Waterloo by-election, 2014

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Waterloo ward of Blackpool Council on 9 October 2014 following the death of Conservative Cllr Tony Lee.

Derek Robertson held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
34.5%
UKIP
31.6%
Labour
29.5%
Liberal Democrats
2.9%
BNP
1.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Derek Robertson 406 34.5% -5.3%
UKIP John Braithwaite 372 31.6% n/a
Labour Kathy Ellis 347 29.5% -17.5%
Liberal Democrats Mike Hodkinson 34 2.9% -10.3%
BNP Jack Renshaw 17 1.4% n/a
Turnout: 22.2% (-12.4%) - Majority: 34 (2.9%) - Swing: n/a


2011 Result (2 seats)

Labour
47.0%
Conservative
39.8%
Liberal Democrats
13.2%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour David O'Hara 937 47.0%
Conservative Tony Lee 793 39.8%
Conservative Ian Fowler 728
Labour Tasurraf Shah 659
Liberal Democrats Alma Rollinson 263 13.2%
Turnout: 34.6% - Majority: 144 (7.2%)


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By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog

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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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