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Lovelace by-election, 2014

Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Lovelace ward of Guildford Borough Council on 25 September 2014 following the death of Conservative Cllr John Garrett.

Colin Cross gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
63.4%
Conservative
25.7%
UKIP
7.2%
Labour
3.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Colin Cross 555 63.4% +49.1%
Conservative Ben Paton 225 25.7% -45.3%
UKIP David Sheppard 63 7.2% n/a
Labour Robin Woof 32 3.7% -11.0%
Turnout: 48.2% (-2.4%) - Majority: 330 (37.7%) - Swing: 47.2% Con to LD


2011 Result

Conservative
71.0%
Labour
14.7%
Liberal Democrats
14.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative John Garrett 648 71.0%
Labour Robin Woof 134 14.7%
Liberal Democrats Philip Palmer 131 14.3%
Turnout: 50.6% - Majority: 514 (56.3%)


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