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Fant by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Fant ward of Maidstone Borough Council on 10 September 2015 following the death of Conservative Cllr Alistair Black, elected in 2015.

Matt Boughton held the seat for the Conservatives, and will be up for election again in 2019.

Result

Conservative
27.1%
Liberal Democrats
24.1%
Labour
20.0%
Green
14.2%
UKIP
10.2%
Hogg
4.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Matt Boughton 477 27.1% -2.6%
Liberal Democrats Rosaline Janko 424 24.1% +2.1%
Labour Keith Adkinson 352 20.0% -0.4%
Green Stuart Jeffery 249 14.2% +3.9%
UKIP Colin Taylor 180 10.2% -7.4%
Independent Mike Hogg 75 4.3% n/a
Turnout: 25.9% (-38.8%) - Majority: 53 (3.0%) - Swing: 2.4% Con to LD


2015 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Conservative
29.7%
Liberal Democrats
22.0%
Labour
20.4%
UKIP
17.6%
Green
10.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Alistair Black 1,255 29.7%
Liberal Democrats Rosaline Janko 930 22.0%
Labour Elliott Dean 860 20.4%
UKIP Colin Taylor 742 17.6%
Green Ian McDonald 434 10.3%
Turnout: 64.7% - Majority: 325 (7.7%)


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