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Collington by-election, 2016

Independent Earl-Williams gain from Independent Mansi

A by-election was held for the Collington ward of Rother District Council on 27 October 2016 following the resignation of Independent Cllr Tony Mansi.

Deirdre Earl-Williams gained the seat as an Independent.

An earlier by-election for Collington was held on 12 June 2014, covered here.

Result

Earl-Williams
60.0%
Conservative
28.8%
Labour
6.4%
UKIP
4.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Independent Deirdre Earl-Williams 818 60.0% n/a
Conservative Andrew Burton 393 28.8% +7.1%
Labour Sara Watson 87 6.4% +0.2%
UKIP Michael Phillips 66 4.8% -4.5%
Turnout: 36.7% (-41.4%) - Majority: 425 (31.2%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result (2 seats)

Mansi
29.2%
Oliver
27.2%
Conservative
21.7%
UKIP
9.3%
Green
6.3%
Labour
6.2%

Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Tony Mansi 1,309 29.2%
Independent Doug Oliver 1,220 27.2%
Conservative Michael Ensor 973 21.7%
Conservative Colin Darker 847
UKIP Alison Phillips 417 9.3%
Green John Gray 282 6.3%
Labour Kate Bird 280 6.2%
Turnout: 78.1% - Majority: split ward


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