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St Mary's (Adur) by-election, 2014

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the St Mary's ward of Adur District Council on 5 December 2014 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Mike Mendoza, elected in 2014, to focus on his local television career.

Stephen Chipp held the seat for the Conservatives and will be up for election in 2018.

Result

Conservative
38.4%
Labour
25.2%
UKIP
24.4%
Green
12.0%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Stephen Chipp 340 38.4% +1.3%
Labour Irene Reed 223 25.2% +2.6%
UKIP Jenny Greig 216 24.4% +3.3%
Green Jennie Tindall 106 12.0% -0.7%
Turnout: 23.9% (-12.6%) - Majority: 117 (13.2%) - Swing: 0.7% Con to Lab


2014 Result (1 of 2 seats)

Conservative
37.1%
Labour
22.6%
UKIP
21.1%
Green
12.7%
Liberal Democrats
6.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Mike Mendoza 508 37.1%
Labour Irene Reed 309 22.6%
UKIP Clive Burghard 289 21.1%
Green Lynne Finnigan 174 12.7%
Liberal Democrats Robert Burt 88 6.4%
Turnout: 36.5% - Majority: 199 (14.5%)


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