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Darwell by-election, 2014

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Darwell ward of Rother District Council on 31 July 2014 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Bob White for health reasons.

Eleanor Kirby-Green held the seat for the Conservatives.

A later by-election for Darwell was held on 27 October 2016, covered here.

Result

Conservative
42.7%
UKIP
21.5%
Green
18.2%
Labour
9.9%
Liberal Democrats
7.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Eleanor Kirby-Green 361 42.7% -11.8%
UKIP Edward Smith 182 21.5% n/a
Green Andrew Wedmore 154 18.2% +0.2%
Labour Suz Evasdaughter 84 9.9% -0.7%
Liberal Democrats Tracy-Ann Dixon 65 7.7% -9.2%
Turnout: 20.7% (-28.0%) - Majority: 179 (21.2%) - Swing: n/a


2011 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
54.5%
Green
18.0%
Liberal Democrats
16.9%
Labour
10.6%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative David Vereker 1,168 54.5%
Conservative Bob White 1,016
Green Andrew Wedmore 386 18.0%
Liberal Democrats Tracy Dixon 363 16.9%
Liberal Democrats Thomas Sayer 341
Labour Brian Basham 228 10.6%
Turnout: 48.7% - Majority: 630 (29.4%)


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