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Halcon by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrats hold

A by-election was held for the Halcon ward of Taunton Deane Borough Council on 14 April 2016 following the resignation of Liberal Democrats Cllr Christopher Appleby.

Christopher Booth held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
43.0%
Conservative
24.6%
Labour
14.7%
UKIP
13.1%
Green
4.6%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
Liberal DemocratsChristopher Booth 38943.0%+2.6%
ConservativeOlivia Grant 22224.6%-10.9%
LabourKieran Canham 13314.7%n/a
UKIPRobert Bainbridge 11813.1%n/a
GreenCraig Rossiter 424.6%-19.5%
Turnout: 23.0% (-38.2%) - Majority: 167 (18.5%) - Swing: 6.8% Con to LD


2015 Result (3 seats)

Liberal Democrats
40.4%
Conservative
35.5%
Green
24.1%

PartyCandidate Votes%
Liberal DemocratsChristopher Appleby 1,01240.4%
Liberal DemocratsFederica Smith 1,001
ConservativeRoger Ryan 89135.5%
Liberal DemocratsTimothy Slattery 889
ConservativeLivvi Grant 851
GreenClare Marsden 60524.1%
Turnout: 61.2% - Majority: split ward


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