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Pinhoe by-election, 2015

Conservative gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Pinhoe ward of Exeter City Council on 13 August 2015 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Simon Bowkett due to work commitments. Bowkett was elected in 2012, and this seat will be contested again in 2016.

Cynthia Thompson gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
42.3%
Labour
42.0%
UKIP
8.0%
Liberal Democrats
3.5%
Green
3.5%
Smith
0.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Cynthia Thompson 755 42.3% +7.2%
Labour David Harvey 749 42.0% +5.5%
UKIP Alison Sheridan 143 8.0% -11.5%
Liberal Democrats Michael Payne 63 3.5% +0.5%
Green John Moreman 62 3.5% -1.4%
Independent David Smith 11 0.6% n/a
Turnout: 34.7% (-12.2%) - Majority: 6 (0.3%) - Swing: 0.9% Lab to Con


2014 Result (1 of 2 seats)

Labour
36.5%
Conservative
35.1%
UKIP
19.5%
Green
4.9%
Liberal Democrats
3.0%
An Independence from Europe
1.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Megan Williams 862 36.5%
Conservative Cynthia Thompson 828 35.1%
UKIP Keith Crawford 460 19.5%
Green Elizabeth Woodman 116 4.9%
Liberal Democrats Sally Wilcox 71 3.0%
An Independence from Europe Helen Webster 23 1.0%
Turnout: 46.9% - Majority: 34 (1.4%)


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