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Rooksdown by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Rooksdown ward of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council on 7 May 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Karen Cherrett.

Simon Bound held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
62.3%
Labour
23.1%
UKIP
10.4%
Liberal Democrats
4.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Simon Bound 1,130 62.3% +4.4%
Labour Daniel O'Loughlin 419 23.1% -5.0%
UKIP Lucy Hamilton 188 10.4% +3.5%
Liberal Democrats Obi Nwasike 78 4.3% -2.8%
Turnout: 61.9% (+44.1%) - Majority: 711 (39.2%) - Swing: 4.7% Lab to Con


2012 Result

Conservative
57.9%
Labour
28.1%
Liberal Democrats
7.1%
UKIP
6.9%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Karen Cherrett 245 57.9%
Labour Alice James 119 28.1%
Liberal Democrats Richard Whitechurch 30 7.1%
UKIP Ann Williams 29 6.9%
Turnout: 17.8% - Majority: 126 (29.8%)


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