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Windermere Town by-election, 2014

Liberal Democrats hold

A by-election was held for the Windermere Town ward of South Lakeland District Council on 2 October 2014 following the death of Liberal Democrats Cllr Jonathan Stephenson, who was originally elected in a by-election on 9 February 2012.

Another by-election was also held on the same day for the Windermere seat on Cumbria County Council, covered here.

Dyan Jones held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
64.0%
Conservative
28.3%
Green
7.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Dyan Jones 416 64.0% -5.9%
Conservative Sandra Lilley 184 28.3% +13.1%
Green Gwen Harrison 50 7.7% n/a
Turnout: 39.4% (-7.0%) - Majority: 232 (35.7%) - Swing: 9.5% LD to Con


2011 Result

Liberal Democrats
69.9%
Conservative
15.2%
Labour
14.8%

Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Sandra Britton 537 69.9%
Conservative Stephen Hall 117 15.2%
Labour Penny Henderson 114 14.8%
Turnout: 46.4% - Majority: 420 (54.7%)


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