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Castle (Worthing) by-election, 2014

UKIP gain from Liberal Democrats

A by-election was held for the Castle ward of Worthing Borough Council on 7 August 2014 following the disqualification of Liberal Democrats Cllr David Potter for non-attendance.

Charles James gained the seat for UKIP.

Result

UKIP
36.9%
Conservative
31.5%
Liberal Democrats
15.7%
Labour
12.8%
Green
3.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
UKIP Charles James 568 36.9% +7.0%
Conservative Alex Harman 485 31.5% -0.7%
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Wiltshire 242 15.7% -3.3%
Labour Jim Deen 197 12.8% -2.1%
Green Stefan Sykes 49 3.2% -0.8%
Turnout: 24.7% (-10.4%) - Majority: 83 (5.4%) - Swing: 3.9% Con to UKIP


2014 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Conservative
32.2%
UKIP
29.9%
Liberal Democrats
19.0%
Labour
14.9%
Green
4.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Luke Proudfoot 702 32.2%
UKIP Dave Shipley 653 29.9%
Liberal Democrats Nick Wiltshire 414 19.0%
Labour Jim Deen 324 14.9%
Green Daniel Aherne 88 4.0%
Turnout: 35.1% - Majority: 49 (2.2%)


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