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Trowbridge Grove by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrats gain from Independent

A by-election was held for the Trowbridge Grove ward of Wiltshire Council on 14 July 2016 following the death of Independent Cllr Jeff Osborn.

Chris Auckland gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
45.9%
Conservative
21.4%
UKIP
13.4%
Labour
8.4%
Wall
8.1%
Green
2.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Chris Auckland 421 45.9% n/a
Conservative David Halik 196 21.4% +7.0%
UKIP Simon Selby 123 13.4% n/a
Labour Shaun Henley 77 8.4% n/a
Independent Robert Wall 74 8.1% n/a
Green Philip Randle 27 2.9% n/a
Turnout: 27.4% (-2.2%) - Majority: 225 (24.5%) - Swing: not applicable


2013 Result

Osborn
85.6%
Conservative
14.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Jeff Osborn 842 85.6%
Conservative Geoffrey Whiffen 142 14.4%
Turnout: 29.6% - Majority: 700 (71.1%)


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