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Sandford and the Wittenhams by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Sandford and the Wittenhams ward of South Oxfordshire District Council on 8 October 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Jon Woodley-Shead.

Sue Lawson held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
42.8%
Liberal Democrats
36.7%
Labour
13.1%
Green
7.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Susan Lawson 290 42.8% -4.3%
Liberal Democrats Simon Thompson 249 36.7% +16.3%
Labour James Merritt 89 13.1% -3.7%
Green Anna Casey-Rerhaye 50 7.4% -8.3%
Turnout: 21.4% - Majority: 41 (6.0%) - Swing: 10.3% Con to LD


2015 Result

Conservative
47.1%
Liberal Democrats
20.4%
Labour
16.8%
Green
15.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Jon Woodley-Shead 1,030 47.1%
Liberal Democrats Simon Thompson 445 20.4%
Labour Will Atkinson 367 16.8%
Green David Scott 343 15.7%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 585 (26.8%)


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