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The Hangers and Forest by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for The Hangers and Forest ward of East Hampshire District Council on 26 July 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Judy Onslow.

Keith Budden held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
45.3%
Liberal Democrats
43.6%
Justice and Anti-Corruption
7.9%
Labour
3.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Keith Budden 236 45.3% -23.7%
Liberal Democrats Roger Mullenger 227 43.6% n/a
Justice and Anti-Corruption Don Jerrard 41 7.9% n/a
Labour Neil Owsnett 17 3.3% -9.6%
Turnout: 27.0% (-48.7%) - Majority: 9 (1.7%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result

Conservative
69.0%
Rudd
18.0%
Labour
12.9%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Judy Onslow 983 69.0%
Independent Carole Rudd 257 18.0%
Labour Neil Owsnett 184 12.9%
Turnout: 75.7% - Majority: 726 (51.0%)


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