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Aylesham by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Aylesham ward of Dover Council on 22 December 2016 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Tommy Johnstone.

Gordon Cowan held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
61.9%
Conservative
38.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Gordon Cowan 460 61.9% -6.5%
Conservative Pauline Catterall 283 38.1% n/a
Turnout: 18.7% (-49.4%) - Majority: 177 (23.8%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result (2 seats)

Labour
68.4%
UKIP
31.6%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Thomas Johnstone 1,683 68.4%
Labour Linda Keen 1,274
UKIP Leslie Brazier 779 31.6%
UKIP Joanne Stokes 611
Turnout: 68.1% - Majority: 495 (20.1%)


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