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Blandford Hilltop by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Blandford Hilltop ward of North Dorset District Council on 5 May 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Mark Leonard.

Traci Handford held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
32.5%
Liberal Democrats
31.4%
Labour
18.5%
UKIP
17.7%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativeTraci Handford 17632.5%-14.8%
Liberal DemocratsHugo Mieville 17031.4%n/a
LabourHaydn White 10018.5%+8.1%
UKIPWilliam Woodhouse 9617.7%-3.2%
Turnout: 34.5% (-34.1%) - Majority: 6 (1.1%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result

Conservative
47.3%
Labour
21.4%
UKIP
20.9%
Green
10.4%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeMark Leonard 52847.3%
LabourHaydn White 23921.4%
UKIPShane Pardoe 23320.9%
GreenPeter Duke 11610.4%
Turnout: 68.6% - Majority: 289 (25.9%)


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