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Staplehurst, 2014

A by-election was held for the Staplehurst ward of Maidstone Borough Council on 24 July 2014 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Richard Lusty.

Paulina Watson gained the seat for the Lib Dems.

Result
Lib Dems
36.2%
Conservative
35.9%
UKIP
18.5%
Labour
7.0%
Green
2.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Lib Dems Paulina Watson 609 36.2% +9.1%
Conservative Louise Brice 603 35.9% +3.0%
UKIP Jamie Kalmar 311 18.5% -5.0%
Labour John Randall 117 7.0% -0.8%
Green David George 41 2.4% -1.1%


2014 Result (1 of 2 seats)
Conservative
32.9%
Lib Dems
27.1%
UKIP
23.5%
Labour
7.8%
Butcher
5.2%
Green
3.5%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative John Perry 619 32.9%
Lib Dems Paulina Watson 510 27.1%
UKIP Jamie Kalmar 441 23.5%
Labour John Randall 147 7.8%
Independent Paul Butcher 98 5.2%
Green Robin Kinrade 65 3.5%


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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