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Farnham Shortheath and Boundstone by-election, 2016

Farnham Residents gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Farnham Shortheath and Boundstone ward of Waverley Borough Council on 18 August 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr David Munro after being elected as Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey.

John Ward gained the seat for the Farnham Reisdents.

Result

Residents
47.6%
Conservative
31.1%
Liberal Democrats
12.0%
Jones
5.7%
UKIP
3.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Farnham Residents John Ward 356 47.6% +7.0%
Conservative Donal O'Neill 233 31.1% -14.0%
Liberal Democrats Sylvia Jacobs 90 12.0% n/a
Independent Andrew Jones 43 5.7% n/a
UKIP Jim Burroughs 26 3.5% n/a
Turnout: 23.0% (-49.4%) - Majority: 123 (16.4%) - Swing: 10.5% Con to Residents


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
45.1%
Residents
40.6%
Labour
14.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative David Munro 1,064 45.1%
Farnham Residents Kika Mirylees 958 40.6%
Conservative John Ward 806
Farnham Residents Jane Sinclair 781
Labour Joan Anniballi 337 14.3%
Turnout: 72.4% - Majority: split ward


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