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Fairford North by-election, 2017

Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Fairford North ward of Cotswold District Council on 9 February 2017 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Abagail Beccle.

Andrew Doherty gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
68.2%
Conservative
30.2%
Green
1.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Andrew Doherty 610 68.2% +40.4%
Conservative Dom Morris 270 30.2% -20.9%
Green Xanthe Messenger 15 1.7% n/a
Turnout: 46.6% (-23.7%) - Majority: 340 (38.0%) - Swing: 30.7% Con to LD


2015 Result

Conservative
51.1%
Liberal Democrats
27.8%
UKIP
21.1%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Abagail Beccle 644 51.1%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Rickell 351 27.8%
UKIP Peter Bown 266 21.1%
Turnout: 70.3% - Majority: 293 (23.2%)


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