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Amesbury East by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Amesbury East ward of Wiltshire (Unitary) Council on 5 May 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr John Noeken.

Jamie Capp gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
25.4%
Conservative
25.1%
Derry
20.6%
UKIP
15.3%
Labour
9.4%
Green
4.2%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
Liberal DemocratsJamie Capp 36125.4%n/a
ConservativeRobert Yuill 35625.1%-19.6%
IndependentAndy Derry 29220.6%n/a
UKIPLes Webster 21715.3%-27.0%
LabourSteve McAuliffe 1339.4%-3.6%
GreenJoshua Baker 604.2%n/a
Turnout: 31.9% (+8.2%) - Majority: 5 (0.4%) - Swing: not applicable


2013 Result

Conservative
44.7%
UKIP
42.3%
Labour
13.0%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeJohn Noeken 44644.7%
UKIPJim Pitt 42242.3%
LabourSharon Jones 13013.0%
Turnout: 23.7% - Majority: 24 (2.4%)


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