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Pelham by-election, 2016

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Pelham ward of Gravesham Borough Council on 18 August 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Jane Cribbon.

Jenny Wallace held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
46.2%
Conservative
30.4%
Liberal Democrats
9.4%
UKIP
8.5%
Green
3.3%
English Democrats
2.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Jenny Wallace 494 46.2% -4.1%
Conservative Conrad Broadley 325 30.4% -4.6%
Liberal Democrats Sharan Virk 101 9.4% n/a
UKIP Gary Harding 91 8.5% n/a
Green Marna Gilligan 35 3.3% -11.4%
English Democrats Emma Foreman 24 2.2% n/a
Turnout: not published - Majority: 169 (15.8%) - Swing: 0.3% Con to Lab


2015 Result (3 seats)

Labour
50.3%
Conservative
35.0%
Green
14.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Jane Cribbon 1,792 50.3%
Labour Brian Sangha 1,708
Labour Makhan Singh 1,625
Conservative Jeremy Salisbury-Jones 1,246 35.0%
Conservative Harbinder Dhinsa 1,131
Conservative Sarbjit Sulh 1,038
Green Ruiha Smalley 525 14.7%
Turnout: 66.1% - Majority: 379 (10.6%)


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