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Goldsworth West by-election, 2015

Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats

A by-election was held for the Goldsworth West ward of Woking Borough Council on 8 October 2015 following the resignation of Liberal Democrat Cllr Denzil Coulson, elected in 2014, who is moving to the Middle East.

Chitra Rana gained the seat for the Conservatives, and will be up for election again in Woking's all-out elections in 2016.

Result

Conservative
40.0%
Liberal Democrats
38.0%
Labour
11.4%
UKIP
10.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Chitra Rana 367 40.0% +7.0%
Liberal Democrats Christina Liddington 349 38.0% +0.3%
Labour Robina Shaheen 105 11.4% +1.2%
UKIP Troy de Leon 97 10.6% -8.6%
Turnout: 25.0% (-7.5%) - Majority: 18 (2.0%) - Swing: 3.4% LD to Con


2014 Result (1 of 2 seats)

Liberal Democrats
37.7%
Conservative
33.0%
UKIP
19.2%
Labour
10.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Liberal Democrats Denzil Coulson 467 37.7%
Conservative Chitra Rana 409 33.0%
UKIP Troy de Leon 238 19.2%
Labour Sharaz Hussain 126 10.2%
Turnout: 32.5% - Majority: 58 (4.7%)


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