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Marine (Worthing) by-election, 2017

Labour gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Marine ward of Worthing Borough Council on 3 August 2017 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Joan Bradley due to ill-health.

Rebecca Claire Cooper gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
47.4%
Conservative
38.8%
Liberal Democrats
11.3%
Green
2.5%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourRebecca Claire Cooper 1,03247.4%+27.9%
ConservativeJoseph Crouch 84638.8%-6.4%
Liberal DemocratsAntony Brown 24611.3%+1.1%
GreenJoanna Caroline Ponto 552.5%-6.2%
Turnout: 32.5% (-0.1%)   -   Valid votes: 2,179   -   Invalid votes: 2
Majority: 186 (8.5%)   -   Swing: 17.2% Con to Lab


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Conservative
45.2%
Labour
19.5%
UKIP
16.4%
Liberal Democrats
10.2%
Green
8.7%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeJoan Bradley 96145.2%
LabourJillian Kay Guest 41519.5%
UKIPKirk Lincoln Dickenson 34816.4%
Liberal DemocratsMichael Anthony Finch 21710.2%
GreenAntony Richard Grace 1858.7%
Turnout: 32.6%   -   Valid votes: 2,126   -   Invalid votes: 10
Majority: 546 (25.7%)


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