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Shepway South by-election, 2016

2014-18 term

UKIP hold

A by-election was held for the Shepway South ward of Maidstone Borough Council on 8 September 2016 following the death of UKIP Cllr Dave Sargeant.

John Barned held the seat for UKIP.

Result

UKIP
45.0%
Conservative
22.4%
Labour
19.1%
Hicks
9.2%
Liberal Democrats
4.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
UKIP John Barned 432 45.0% +6.7%
Conservative Bob Hinder 215 22.4% -5.4%
Labour Dan Wilkinson 183 19.1% -5.7%
Independent Jon Hicks 88 9.2% n/a
Liberal Democrats Milden Choongo 41 4.3% -1.6%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 217 (22.6%) - Swing: 6.1% Con to UKIP


2016 Result (1 of 2 seats)

UKIP
38.3%
Conservative
27.8%
Labour Co-operative
24.8%
Liberal Democrats
5.9%
Green
2.1%
English Democrats
1.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
UKIP Eddie Powell 448 38.3%
Conservative Bob Hinder 325 27.8%
Labour Co-operative Theresa Lyons 290 24.8%
Liberal Democrats Milden Choongo 69 5.9%
Green Stuart Jeffery 25 2.1%
English Democrats Timothy Raymen 14 1.2%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 123 (10.5%)


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