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Stow by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Stow ward of Cotswold District Council on 29 September 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Barry Dare.

Dilys Neill gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
64.9%
Conservative
35.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Dilys Neill 555 64.9% +21.0%
Conservative David Penman 300 35.1% -21.0%
Turnout: 40.5% (-26.0%) - Majority: 255 (29.8%) - Swing: 21.0% Con to LD


2015 Result

Conservative
56.1%
Liberal Democrats
43.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Barry Dare 783 56.1%
Liberal Democrats Michael Curtis 613 43.9%
Turnout: 66.5% - Majority: 170 (12.2%)


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