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Sheppey Central by-election, 2014

UKIP gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Sheppey Central ward of Swale Borough Council on 16 October 2014 following the death of Conservative Cllr John Morris.

David Jones gained the seat for UKIP.

Result

UKIP
58.4%
Conservative
22.8%
Labour
16.9%
Official Monster Raving Loony
1.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
UKIP David Jones 831 58.4% +42.7%
Conservative Tina Booth 324 22.8% -21.2%
Labour Alan Henley 240 16.9% -15.1%
Official Monster Raving Loony Mad Mike Young 27 1.9% -6.4%
Turnout: % (%) - Majority: 507 (35.7%) - Swing: 32.0% Con to UKIP


2011 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
44.0%
Labour
32.0%
UKIP
15.7%
Official Monster Raving Loony
8.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative June Garrad 911 44.0%
Conservative John Morris 871
Conservative Lesley Ingham 838
Labour Alan Henley 664 32.0%
Labour Pat Wiggins 618
Labour Ian Smart 557
UKIP Rosemary Donkin 326 15.7%
Official Monster Raving Loony Mad Mike Young 171 8.3%
Turnout: 32.0% - Majority: 174 (8.4%)


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