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Aldwick West by-election, 2017

Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Aldwick West ward of Arun District Council on 2 November 2017 following the death of Conservative Cllr Jacqueline Mary Maconachie.

Martin Benjamin Smith gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
52.7%
Conservative
35.2%
Labour
8.2%
Green
4.0%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
Liberal DemocratsMartin Benjamin Smith 71952.7%+34.2%
ConservativeGuy Richard Purser 48035.2%-16.7%
LabourIan Christopher Manion 1128.2%n/a
GreenCarol Jane Birch 544.0%n/a
Turnout: 26.3% (-42.8%)   -   Valid votes: 1,365   -   Invalid votes: 4
Majority: 239 (17.5%)   -   Swing: 25.5% Con to LD


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
51.9%
UKIP
29.7%
Liberal Democrats
18.5%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativePhilip Charles Hewitt Hitchins 1,96251.9%
ConservativeJacqueline Mary Maconachie 1,397
UKIPJohn Paul Wedderburn 1,12229.7%
Liberal DemocratsKenton Paul Batley 69818.5%
Liberal DemocratsAlan James Gale 635
Turnout: 69.1%   -   Valid votes: not published   -   Invalid votes: 5
Majority: 275 (7.3%)


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