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Aylesford Green by-election, 2015

Conservative gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Aylesford Green ward of Ashford Borough Council on 19 November 2015 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Catherine Hooker due to personal commitments.

Alexander Howard gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
23.5%
UKIP
23.2%
Labour
22.6%
Ashford Independent
19.6%
Liberal Democrats
9.0%
Green
2.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Alexander Howard 110 23.5% -21.5%
UKIP Harriet Yeo 109 23.2% n/a
Labour Gordon Miller 106 22.6% -32.4%
Ashford Independent Christine Kathawick-Smith 92 19.6% n/a
Liberal Democrats Adrian Gee-Turner 42 9.0% n/a
Green Thomas Pizzey 10 2.1% n/a
Turnout: 19.0% (-34.7%) - Majority: 1 (0.2%) - Swing: 5.5% Lab to Con


2015 Result

Labour
55.0%
Conservative
45.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Catherine Hooker 725 55.0%
Conservative Paul Hardisty 592 45.0%
Turnout: 53.7% - Majority: 133 (10.1%)


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