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Lewes Bridge by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrats hold

A by-election was held for the Lewes Bridge ward of Lewes District Council on 2 June 2016 following the resignation of Liberal Democrats Cllr Daisy Cooper.

Will Elliott held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
44.6%
Green
28.3%
Labour
17.4%
Conservative
9.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal DemocratsWill Elliott 54344.6%+17.1%
GreenJohnny Denis 34528.3%+7.7%
LabourRichard Hurn 21217.4%+1.3%
ConservativeRoy Burman 1179.6%-2.4%
Turnout: 34.0% - Majority: 198 (16.3%) - Swing: 4.7% Grn to LD


2015 Result (2 seats)

Liberal Democrats
27.5%
Green
20.6%
Kent
16.4%
Labour
16.1%
Conservative
12.0%
UKIP
7.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal DemocratsDaisy Cooper 90527.5%
GreenJoanna Carter 67720.6%
Liberal DemocratsJohn Lamb 641
IndependentMatt Kent 54016.4%
LabourDenzil Jones 52916.1%
LabourGill Short 447
GreenRobert Heath 410
ConservativeBrenda Gough 39512.0%
ConservativeFrances Tufnell 359
UKIPDeborah Cooke 2407.3%
Turnout: not published - Majority: split ward


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