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Sonning Common by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Sonning Common ward of South Oxfordshire District Council on 22 October 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Martin Akehurst due to ill-health.

William Hall held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
66.0%
Labour
20.8%
Liberal Democrats
13.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative William Hall 635 66.0% +5.6%
Labour David Winchester 200 20.8% +4.7%
Liberal Democrats Susan Cooper 127 13.2% +2.5%
Turnout: 17.3% - Majority: 435 (45.2%) - Swing: 0.5% Lab to Con


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
60.4%
Labour
16.1%
Green
12.8%
Liberal Democrats
10.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Paul Harrison 2,444 60.4%
Conservative Martin Akehurst 2,432
Labour David Winchester 651 16.1%
Green Alison Smart 519 12.8%
Labour Chris Wright 510
Liberal Democrats Andy Davies 431 10.7%
Liberal Democrats Jill Davies 424
Turnout: not published - Majority: 1,781 (44.0%)


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