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Windermere by-election, 2014

Liberal Democrats hold

A by-election was held for the Windermere division of Cumbria County Council on 2 October 2014 following the death of Liberal Democrats Cllr Jonathan Stephenson.

Colin Jones held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

A later by-election for Windermere was held on 13 October 2016, covered here.

Result

Liberal Democrats
51.6%
Conservative
39.4%
Judson
6.0%
Green
3.0%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Colin Jones 1,061 51.6% -10.5%
Conservative Ben Berry 810 39.4% +20.7%
Independent Robert Judson 123 6.0% n/a
Green Gwen Harrison 61 3.0% n/a
Turnout: 44.3% (+4.2%) - Majority: 251 (12.2%) - Swing: 15.6% LD to Con


2013 Result

Liberal Democrats
62.1%
Conservative
18.7%
UKIP
12.1%
Labour
7.1%

Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Stephenson 1,162 62.1%
Conservative Sandra Lilley 350 18.7%
UKIP Marcus Kitson 227 12.1%
Labour Penelope Henderson 133 7.1%
Turnout: 40.1% - Majority: 812 (43.4%)


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