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Exmouth Brixington by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Exmouth Brixington ward of East Devon District Council on 6 October 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr David Chapman.

Darryl Nicholas held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
41.1%
Independent East Devon Alliance
31.3%
Liberal Democrats
27.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Darryl Nicholas 425 41.1% +4.7%
Independent East Devon Alliance Robin Humphreys 324 31.3% +2.9%
Liberal Democrats Alex Sadiq 286 27.6% +8.7%
Turnout: 20.2% (-49.9%) - Majority: 101 (9.8%) - Swing: 0.9% IEDA to Con


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
36.4%
Independent East Devon Alliance
28.4%
Liberal Democrats
18.9%
Labour
16.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Maddy Chapman 1,644 36.4%
Conservative David Chapman 1,599
Conservative Cherry Nicholas 1,511
Independent East Devon Alliance Mark Daugherty 1,281 28.4%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Toye 855 18.9%
Labour Stuart Fegan 733 16.2%
Turnout: 70.1% - Majority: 230 (5.1%)


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