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Goldsworth East by-election, 2015

Liberal Democrats hold

A by-election was held for the Goldsworth East ward of Woking Borough Council on 8 October 2015 following the resignation of Liberal Democrat Cllr Amanda Coulson, elected in 2012, who is moving to the Middle East.

James Sanderson held the seat for the Liberal Democrats, and will be up for election again in Woking's all-out elections in 2016.

Result

Liberal Democrats
37.8%
Conservative
35.8%
Labour
16.7%
UKIP
9.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats James Sanderson 594 37.8% +13.9%
Conservative Sonia Elbaraka 562 35.8% -8.5%
Labour James Butcher 262 16.7% -4.6%
UKIP Timothy Read 154 9.8% -0.7%
Turnout: 28.6% (-34.8%) - Majority: 32 (2.0%) - Swing: 11.2% Con to LD


2015 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Conservative
44.3%
Liberal Democrats
23.9%
Labour
21.3%
UKIP
10.5%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Hilary Addison 1,592 44.3%
Liberal Democrats James Sanderson 859 23.9%
Labour James Butcher 766 21.3%
UKIP Timothy Read 377 10.5%
Turnout: 63.4% - Majority: 733 (20.4%)


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