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Turn Hill by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Turn Hill ward of South Somerset District Council on 24 November 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Shane Pledger.

Gerard Tucker held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
51.4%
Liberal Democrats
40.2%
Labour
8.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Gerard Tucker 452 51.4% -6.6%
Liberal Democrats Julia Gadd 354 40.2% +5.8%
Labour Sean Dromgoole 74 8.4% +0.7%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 98 (11.1%) - Swing: 6.2% Con to LD


2015 Result

Conservative
58.0%
Liberal Democrats
34.4%
Labour
7.7%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Shane Pledger 1,071 58.0%
Liberal Democrats Pamela Jukes 635 34.4%
Labour Alan Rose 142 7.7%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 436 (23.6%)


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