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Witney North by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Witney North ward of West Oxfordshire District Council on 20 August 2015 following the resignation of Independent Cllr David Snow, originally elected as a Conservative, due to work commitments. Snow was elected in 2012, and this seat will be contested again in 2016.

Carol Reynolds held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
33.9%
Liberal Democrats
25.8%
Green
17.5%
Labour
14.6%
UKIP
8.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Carol Reynolds 264 33.9% -15.7%
Liberal Democrats Diane West 201 25.8% +19.8%
Green Brigitte Hickman 136 17.5% +3.2%
Labour Trevor License 114 14.6% -4.0%
UKIP James Robertshaw 64 8.2% -3.3%
Turnout: 24.0% (-46.1%) - Majority: 63 (5.6%) - Swing: 17.8% Con to LD


2015 Result (1 of 2 seats)

Conservative
49.6%
Labour
18.6%
Green
14.3%
UKIP
11.5%
Liberal Democrats
6.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Richard Langridge 1,120 49.6%
Labour Trevor License 419 18.6%
Green Brigitte Hickman 323 14.3%
UKIP Stephen Westwood 259 11.5%
Liberal Democrats William Griffiths 136 6.0%
Turnout: 70.1% - Majority: 701 (31.1%)


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