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Folkestone Harvey West by-election, 2014

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Folkestone Harvey West ward of Shepway District Council on 23 October 2014 following the death of Conservative Cllr George Bunting.

Helen Barker held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
36.4%
UKIP
27.7%
Liberal Democrats
24.8%
Green
5.8%
Labour
5.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Helen Barker 385 36.4% -18.8%
UKIP Stephen Jardine 293 27.7% n/a
Liberal Democrats Hugh Robertson-Ritchie 262 24.8% +3.4%
Green Jasmine Heywood 61 5.8% n/a
Labour Nicola Keen 57 5.4% -18.0%
Turnout: % (%) - Majority: 92 (8.7%) - Swing: n/a


2011 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
55.2%
Labour
23.4%
Liberal Democrats
21.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative George Bunting 883 55.2%
Conservative Rory Love 870
Labour Patrick Shortall 374 23.4%
Labour Peter Collins 353
Liberal Democrats Ricky McNeice 342 21.4%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 496 (31.0%)


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