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Bideford East, 2014

A by-election was held for the Bideford East ward of Torridge District Council on 20 March 2014 following the death of Independent Cllr Stephen Clarke.

Sam Robinson gained the seat as a new Independent.

Result
Robinson
39.5%
Conservative
20.1%
Labour
18.7%
Ratcliff
14.2%
Lib Dems
5.2%
Smith
2.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Independent Sam Robinson 295 39.5% +39.5%
Conservative Dermot McGeough 150 20.1% -3.7%
Labour James Craigie 140 18.7% +7.4%
Independent David Ratcliff 106 14.2% +14.2%
Lib Dems Bob Wootton 39 5.2% -9.6%
Independent Alan Smith 17 2.3% +2.3%


2011 Result (3 seats)
Conservative
23.8%
Clarke
17.4%
Lib Dems
14.8%
UKIP
14.3%
Labour
11.3%
Other
18.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Mervyn Langmead 609 23.8%
Conservative Pauline Davies 553
Independent Stephen Clarke 445 17.4%
Lib Dems Susan Rose 379 14.8%
UKIP Gaston Dezart 365 14.3%
Labour Ian Hopkins 289 11.3%
Independent Leonard Ford 288 11.3%
Independent Alan Rayner 184 7.2%


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By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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