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Southcourt by-election, 2014

Liberal Democrats gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Southcourt ward of Aylesbury Vale District Council on 11 December 2014 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Michael Beall.

Peter Agoro gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
42.3%
UKIP
26.2%
Labour
17.2%
Conservative
11.0%
Green
3.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Peter Agoro 429 42.3% +6.3%
UKIP Jason Wise 266 26.2% +12.1%
Labour Mark Bateman 175 17.2% -12.3%
Conservative Sarah Sproat 112 11.0% -9.5%
Green Andrew Kulig 33 3.3% n/a
Turnout: 21.0% (-11.0%) - Majority: 163 (16.1%) - Swing: 2.9% LD to UKIP


2011 Result (2 seats)

Liberal Democrats
36.0%
Labour
29.5%
Conservative
20.5%
UKIP
14.1%

Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Freda Roberts 539 36.0%
Labour Michael Beall 442 29.5%
Liberal Democrats David Ralph 412
Labour Andrew Cowburn 399
Conservative Anis Gabbur 307 20.5%
Conservative Henry Hall 234
UKIP Sheila Hamilton 211 14.1%
UKIP Petra Johns 180
Turnout: 32.0% - Majority: 97 (6.5%)


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