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Amersham Town by-election, 2016

Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats

A by-election was held for the Amersham Town ward of Chiltern District Council on 18 February 2016 following the death of Liberal Democrats Cllr Davida Allen.

Jules Cook gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
50.2%
Liberal Democrats
36.3%
UKIP
6.9%
Labour
6.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Jules Cook 489 50.2% +11.6%
Liberal Democrats Richard Williams 354 36.3% +3.3%
UKIP Richard Phoenix 67 6.9% -7.4%
Labour Robin Walters 64 6.6% -7.5%
Turnout: 28.4% (-44.8%) - Majority: 135 (13.9%) - Swing: 4.2% LD to Con


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
38.6%
Liberal Democrats
33.0%
UKIP
14.3%
Labour
14.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Marko Flys 1,229 38.6%
Liberal Democrats Davida Allen 1,052 33.0%
Conservative Tony Williams 880
Liberal Democrats Howard Maitland-Jones 545
UKIP Andrew Glen 455 14.3%
Labour Robin Walters 450 14.1%
Turnout: 73.2% - Majority: split ward


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