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New Romney by-election, 2017

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the New Romney ward of Shepway District Council on 20 July 2017 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Peter Simmons.

Russell Douglas Tillson held the seat for the Consservatives.

Result

Conservative
35.4%
Labour
32.7%
Wimble
27.0%
Liberal Democrats
4.8%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativeRussell Douglas Tillson 56635.4%+6.4%
LabourJohn Cramp 52332.7%+21.7%
IndependentDavid Wimble 43127.0%+10.7%
Liberal DemocratsVal Loseby 774.8%-3.7%
Turnout: 27.2% (-38.6%)   -   Valid votes: 1,597   -   Invalid votes: 2
Majority: 43 (2.7%)   -   Swing: 7.7% Con to Lab


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
29.0%
UKIP
28.6%
Wimble
16.3%
Labour
11.0%
Liberal Democrats
8.5%
Green
6.6%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativePeter Williams Simmons 1,19029.0%
UKIPSusanna Elena Govett 1,17228.6%
ConservativeRussell Douglas Tillson 1,114
UKIPMichael John O'Neill 971
IndependentWilliam David Wimble 66816.3%
LabourDouglas Michael Suckling 45111.0%
Liberal DemocratsValerie Iris Loseby 3498.5%
GreenMalcolm Paul Watkinson 2706.6%
Turnout: 65.8%   -   Valid votes: 3,690   -   Invalid votes: 17
Majority: split ward


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