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Winklebury by-election, 2017

2015-19 term

Labour gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Winklebury ward of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council on 21 February 2017 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Joseph Smith.

Angela Freeman gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
61.6%
Conservative
35.3%
Liberal Democrats
3.1%

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Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Angela Freeman 824 61.6% +31.2%
Conservative Christopher Hendon 472 35.3% -10.5%
Liberal Democrats Zoe-Marie Rogers 42 3.1% -2.7%
Turnout: 28.6% (-35.5%) - Majority: 352 (26.3%) - Swing: 20.9% Con to Lab


2015 Result (1 of 2 seats)

Conservative
45.8%
Labour
30.4%
UKIP
17.9%
Liberal Democrats
5.8%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Joseph Smith 1,404 45.8%
Labour Barnaby Wheller 933 30.4%
UKIP Phil Heath 549 17.9%
Liberal Democrats Michael Berwick-Gooding 179 5.8%
Turnout: 64.1% - Majority: 471 (15.4%)


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