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Tormohun by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Tormohun ward of Torbay Borough Council on 5 May 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Andy Lang.

Nicholas Pentney gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
46.7%
Conservative
22.1%
Labour
14.3%
UKIP
13.1%
Green
2.7%
TUSC
1.1%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
Liberal DemocratsNicholas Pentney 1,12646.7%+21.3%
ConservativeJacqueline Wakeham 53322.1%-3.0%
LabourDarren Cowell 34414.3%-4.1%
UKIPSteven Walsh 31513.1%-5.8%
GreenStephen Morley 662.7%-9.4%
TUSCMichelle Goodman 271.1%n/a
Turnout: 29.8% (-23.3%) - Majority: 593 (24.6%) - Swing: 12.2% Con to LD


2015 Result (3 seats)

Liberal Democrats
25.4%
Conservative
25.1%
UKIP
18.9%
Labour
18.4%
Green
12.1%

PartyCandidate Votes%
Liberal DemocratsMandy Darling 1,30425.4%
ConservativeRobert Excell 1,28925.1%
ConservativeAndy Lang 1,154
ConservativeJackie Wakeham 1,125
Liberal DemocratsGill Hayman 1,067
UKIPRaymond Crump 97118.9%
LabourDarren Cowell 94418.4%
Liberal DemocratsSwithin Long 933
UKIPNeil Mead 909
LabourLesley Discombe 662
GreenVirginia Allum 62012.1%
LabourJulia Neal 588
GreenVirginia Keyes 511
GreenStephen Morley 416
Turnout: 53.1% - Majority: split ward


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