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Broadstone by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Broadstone ward of Poole Council on 13 October 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Joanne Tomlin due to ill health.

Vikki Slade gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
69.6%
Conservative
23.3%
UKIP
3.9%
Green
1.8%
Labour
1.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Vikki Slade 2,184 69.6% +24.3%
Conservative Marc Ujvari 733 23.3% -13.1%
UKIP Alan Gerring 121 3.9% -7.7%
Green Mark Chivers 57 1.8% -4.9%
Labour Jason Sanderson 45 1.4% n/a
Turnout: 37.2% - Majority: 1,451 (46.2%) - Swing: 18.7% Con to LD


2015 Result (3 seats)

Liberal Democrats
45.3%
Conservative
36.4%
UKIP
11.6%
Green
6.7%

Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Mike Brooke 3,534 45.3%
Conservative David Newell 2,842 36.4%
Conservative Joanne Tomlin 2,547
Liberal Democrats Roy Godfrey 2,262
Liberal Democrats Don Hudswell 2,097
Conservative Marc Ujvari 2,027
UKIP Alan Gerring 909 11.6%
UKIP Barry Smith 808
Green Mark Chivers 519 6.7%
Green Helen Highwater 417
Green Kellie Blake 371
Turnout: not published - Majority: split ward


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