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Weston-super-Mare North Worle by-election, 2017

Labour gain from North Somerset First

A by-election was held for the Weston-super-Mare North Worle ward of North Somerset (Unitary) Council on 31 August 2017 following the death of North Somerset First Cllr Derek Mead.

Denise Estelle Hunt gained the seat for Labour.

A previous by-election for Weston-super-Mare North Worle was held on 25 July 2013, covered here.

Result

Labour
36.4%
Conservative
32.4%
Liberal Democrats
16.4%
Skinner
8.2%
UKIP
6.7%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourDenise Estelle Hunt 58936.4%+21.7%
ConservativeJames Davies 52532.4%+3.8%
Liberal DemocratsAlan Stuart Rice 26516.4%+4.2%
IndependentRichard Geoffrey Skinner 1328.2%n/a
UKIPAnita Christine Maria Spencer-Johns 1086.7%-14.5%
Turnout: 25.6% (-41.7%)   -   Valid votes: 1,619   -   Invalid votes: 2
Majority: 64 (4.0%)   -   Swing: did not defend seat


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
28.6%
North Somerset First
23.4%
UKIP
21.2%
Labour
14.7%
Liberal Democrats
12.2%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeMarcia Louise Pepperall 1,50628.6%
North Somerset FirstDerek Mead 1,22923.4%
ConservativeDavid John Poole 1,165
UKIPRobert Blackmore 1,11321.2%
LabourDenise Estelle Hunt 77214.7%
LabourJohn Nisbet Carson 750
Liberal DemocratsRonald Charles Moon 64112.2%
Turnout: 67.3%   -   Valid votes: 4,176   -   Invalid votes: 33
Majority: split ward


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