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Chudleigh by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Chudleigh ward of Teignbridge District Council on 15 December 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Patricia Johnson-King.

Richard Keeling gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
51.5%
Conservative
35.6%
UKIP
6.7%
Labour
6.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Richard Keeling 680 51.5% +41.5%
Conservative Chris Webb 470 35.6% +9.9%
UKIP Steven Harvey 89 6.7% n/a
Labour Janette Parker 81 6.1% -5.6%
Turnout: 26.5% (-45.2%) - Majority: 210 (15.9%) - Swing: 15.8% Con to LD


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
25.7%
Keeling
19.3%
Labour
11.7%
Evans
11.6%
Green
11.5%
Webb
10.1%
Liberal Democrats
10.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Doug Laing 1,308 25.7%
Conservative Patricia Johnson-King 1,159
Independent Richard Keeling 985 19.3%
Labour Janette Parker 597 11.7%
Independent Lorraine Evans 592 11.6%
Green Patricia Langman 585 11.5%
Independent Chris Webb 516 10.1%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Barnes 508 10.0%
Turnout: 71.7% - Majority: 174 (3.4%)


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