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Basing by-election, 2016

2015-19 term

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Basing ward of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council on 6 October 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Clive Pinder.

Paul Gaskell held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
67.5%
Liberal Democrats
20.7%
Labour
11.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Paul Gaskell 1,051 67.5% +3.7%
Liberal Democrats Richard Lilleker 323 20.7% +8.3%
Labour Andrew Toal 184 11.8% -0.1%
Turnout: 22.9% (-14.4%) - Majority: 728 (46.7%) - Swing: 2.3% Con to LD


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Conservative
63.8%
Liberal Democrats
12.4%
UKIP
11.9%
Labour
11.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Sven Godesen 1,594 63.8%
Liberal Democrats Alan Read 311 12.4%
UKIP Stanley Tennison 298 11.9%
Labour Andrew Mountford 297 11.9%
Turnout: 37.3% - Majority: 1,283 (51.3%)


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