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Colehill East, 2014

A by-election was held for the Colehill East ward of East Dorset District Council on 17 July 2014 following the death of Lib Dem Cllr Donald Wallace, aged 95, after 41 years as a councillor in East Dorset.

Barry Roberts held the seat for the Lib Dems.

Result
Lib Dems
59.2%
Conservative
26.1%
UKIP
14.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Lib Dems Barry Roberts 741 59.2% +8.7%
Conservative Graeme Smith 326 26.1% -5.6%
UKIP David Mattocks 184 14.7% +6.4%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Lib Dems
50.5%
Conservative
31.7%
Labour
9.5%
UKIP
8.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Lib Dems Janet Dover 1,066 50.5%
Lib Dems Donald Wallace 765
Conservative David Mitchell 668 31.7%
Conservative Kevin Johnson 667
Labour Oliver Bradbury 200 9.5%
UKIP Kenneth Dacombe 175 8.3%


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By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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