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Cranleigh West by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Cranleigh West ward of Waverley Borough Council on 21 December 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Brian Ellis.

Liz Townsend held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
58.7%
Liberal Democrats
29.1%
UKIP
12.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Liz Townsend 377 58.7% +2.9%
Liberal Democrats Richard Cole 187 29.1% -1.0%
UKIP Rosaleen Egan 78 12.1% n/a
Turnout: 21.2% (-51.5%) - Majority: 190 (29.6%) - Swing: 2.0% LD to Con


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
55.8%
Liberal Democrats
30.1%
Labour
14.1%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Patricia Ellis 1,269 55.8%
Conservative Brian Ellis 1,155
Liberal Democrats Louise Jones 685 30.1%
Liberal Democrats Chris Tew 515
Labour Lynda MacDermott 321 14.1%
Labour Daniel Nunn 192
Turnout: 72.7% - Majority: 470 (20.7%)


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