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Milton Regis by-election, 2017

Labour gain from UKIP

A by-election was held for the Milton Regis ward of Swale Borough Council on 3 August 2017 following the death of UKIP Cllr Katy Coleman.

Tony Winckless gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
53.8%
Conservative
23.9%
UKIP
14.2%
Liberal Democrats
8.1%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourTony Winckless 57353.8%+25.0%
ConservativeKane Roy Blackwell 25523.9%-9.9%
UKIPRichard Frank Palmer 15114.2%-14.7%
Liberal DemocratsTony Clark 868.1%-0.5%
Turnout: 23.4%   -   Valid votes: 1,065   -   Invalid votes: 1
Majority: 318 (29.9%)   -   Swing: 19.9% UKIP to Lab


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
33.8%
UKIP
28.9%
Labour
28.8%
Liberal Democrats
8.6%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeRoger Gordon Clark 99333.8%
UKIPKaty Coleman 84928.9%
LabourAdam Tolhurst 84528.8%
LabourTony Winckless 754
Liberal DemocratsDavid Spurling 2528.6%
Turnout: not published   -   Valid votes: not published   -   Invalid votes: not published
Majority: split ward


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