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Parley by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Parley ward of East Dorset County Council on 1 September 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr John Wilson.

Andrew Parry held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
54.3%
UKIP
34.0%
Liberal Democrats
7.2%
Labour
4.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Andrew Parry 631 54.3% -2.3%
UKIP Lawrence Wilson 396 34.0% +8.4%
Liberal Democrats Jason Jones 84 7.2% n/a
Labour Brian Cropper 52 4.5% n/a
Turnout: 24.3% (-49.7%) - Majority: 235 (20.2%) - Swing: 5.4% Con to UKIP


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
56.6%
UKIP
25.6%
Durant
9.2%
Green
8.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Barbara Manuel 1,899 56.6%
Conservative John Wilson 1,740
UKIP Ann Miller 859 25.6%
UKIP Kenny Pearce 790
Independent Peter Durant 309 9.2%
Green Nigel Bales 288 8.6%
Green Martyn Rainer 246
Turnout: 74.0% - Majority: 881 (26.3%)


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