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Reculver by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Reculver ward of Canterbury City (Borough) Council on 5 May 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Guy Foster.

Elizabeth Taylor held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
39.3%
UKIP
28.6%
Labour
23.4%
Liberal Democrats
8.7%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativeElizabeth Taylor 42139.3%-31.7%
UKIPMichael O'Brien 30628.6%n/a
LabourSimon Warley 25123.4%-5.6%
Liberal DemocratsAnn Anderson 938.7%n/a
Turnout: 35.5% (-34.1%) - Majority: 115 (10.7%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result

Conservative
71.0%
Labour
29.0%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeGuy Foster 1,47271.0%
LabourKaren Douglas 60129.0%
Turnout: 69.6% - Majority: 871 (42.0%)


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