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Bovey by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Bovey ward of Teignbridge District Council on 15 December 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Anna Klinkenberg.

Sally Morgan gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

A previous by-election was held in Bovey ward on 24 October 2013, covered here.

Result

Liberal Democrats
43.9%
Conservative
33.1%
Kelly
8.9%
Labour
5.4%
UKIP
5.1%
West
3.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Sally Morgan 838 43.9% +20.3%
Conservative Taff Evans 631 33.1% -4.2%
Independent Eoghan Kelly 169 8.9% -1.4%
Labour Christopher Robillard 103 5.4% -7.4%
UKIP Anne Bracher 98 5.1% n/a
Independent Charlie West 68 3.6% n/a
Turnout: 29.3% (-44.9%) - Majority: 207 (10.9%) - Swing: 12.3% Con to LD


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
37.3%
Liberal Democrats
23.6%
Green
15.9%
Labour
12.8%
Kelly
10.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative George Gribble 2,264 37.3%
Conservative Avril Kerswell 2,026
Conservative Anna Klinkenberg 1,910
Liberal Democrats Sally Morgan 1,434 23.6%
Liberal Democrats Phil Page 1,074
Green Danny Gates 966 15.9%
Labour Lisa Robillard-Webb 775 12.8%
Liberal Democrats Paul van Goor 649
Independent Eoghan Kelly 626 10.3%
Labour Phil Royal 597
Turnout: 74.2% - Majority: 476 (7.8%)


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