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Sunninghill and South Ascot by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Sunninghill and South Ascot ward of The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary) Council on 23 June 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr George Bathurst to focus his time on the Windsor Link railway project (link).

Joe Crome gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Conservative
57.2%
Labour
23.8%
Liberal Democrats
10.5%
UKIP
8.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Julian Sharpe 1,443 57.2% +15.1%
Labour Spike Humphrey 601 23.8% +13.2%
Liberal Democrats Tamasin Barnbrook 264 10.5% -2.5%
UKIP Nicole Fowler 214 8.5% -1.8%
Turnout: 52.9% (-19.9%) - Majority: 842 (33.4%) - Swing: 1.0% Lab to Con


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
42.1%
Liberal Democrats
13.0%
Yong
12.6%
Green
11.4%
Labour
10.6%
UKIP
10.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative John Story 2,012 42.1%
Conservative Lynda Yong 1,852
Conservative George Bathurst 1,635
Liberal Democrats Enid Cross 621 13.0%
Independent Jeffrey Yong 604 12.6%
Green Rose Magill 542 11.4%
Labour Spike Humphrey 504 10.6%
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Pope 499
UKIP Philip Durrant 492 10.3%
Turnout: 72.8% - Majority: 1,014 (21.2%)


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