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Leys by-election, 2014

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Leys division of Oxfordshire County Council on 27 November 2014 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Val Smith, due to ill health.

Steve Curran held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
71.0%
UKIP
13.6%
Conservative
6.2%
Green
4.6%
Liberal Democrats
2.4%
TUSC
2.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Steve Curran 879 71.0% -10.5%
UKIP Dave Slater 168 13.6% n/a
Conservative Samuel Burgess 77 6.2% -1.4%
Green Ann Duncan 57 4.6% -2.8%
Liberal Democrats Lesley Mallinder 30 2.4% -1.1%
TUSC James Morbin 27 2.2% n/a
Turnout: 14.2% (-3.8%) - Majority: 711 (57.4%) - Swing: n/a


2013 Result

Labour
81.5%
Conservative
7.6%
Green
7.4%
Liberal Democrats
3.5%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Val Smith 1,249 81.5%
Conservative Patricia Jones 116 7.6%
Green Lizzie McHale 114 7.4%
Liberal Democrats Alasdair Murray 53 3.5%
Turnout: 18.0% - Majority: 1,133 (74.0%)


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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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