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Crowborough East by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Crowborough East ward of Wealden District Council on 21 January 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Peter Cowie.

Philip Lunn held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
64.0%
Liberal Democrats
24.5%
Labour
11.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Philip Lunn 517 64.0% -1.3%
Liberal Democrats Jane Clark 198 24.5% -10.2%
Labour Linda Scotson 93 11.5% n/a
Turnout: 20.6% (-44.7%) - Majority: 319 (39.5%) - Swing: 4.5% LD to Con


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
65.3%
Liberal Democrats
34.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Peter Cowie 1,668 65.3%
Conservative Greg Rose 1,526
Liberal Democrats Jane Clark 885 34.7%
Turnout: 65.3% - Majority: 641 (25.1%)


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