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Brent by-election, 2014

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Brent ward of Dartford Borough Council on 13 November 2014 following the death of Conservative Cllr Nancy Wightman.

Rosanna Currans held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
44.6%
Labour
31.0%
UKIP
24.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Rosanna Currans 579 44.6% -8.2%
Labour Mark Maddison 402 31.0% -4.7%
UKIP Shan-E-Din Choycha 316 24.4% n/a
Turnout: 25.7% (-19.1%) - Majority: 177 (13.6%) - Swing: 1.8% from Con to Lab


2011 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
52.8%
Labour
35.7%
English Democrats
11.5%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Nancy Wightman 1,152 52.8%
Conservative Drew Swinerd 1,129
Conservative Peter Cannon 1,115
Labour Julian Bryant 779 35.7%
Labour Raghvir Athwal 638
Labour Christian Nicholson 616
English Democrats Michael Tibby 252 11.5%
English Democrats Jeremy Chattenton 211
English Democrats Mitchell Jackson 193
Turnout: 44.8% - Majority: 336 (15.4%)


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