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Wey Valley by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Wey Valley ward of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council on 20 October 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Cory Russell.

Anthony Ferrari held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
62.3%
Liberal Democrats
15.5%
Labour
12.6%
Green
9.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Anthony Ferrari 475 62.3% +0.5%
Liberal Democrats Robin Vaughan 118 15.5% n/a
Labour Grafton Straker 96 12.6% -9.8%
Green James Askew 74 9.7% -6.1%
Turnout: 27.3% (-47.5%) - Majority: 357 (46.8%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result (1 of 2 seats)

Conservative
61.8%
Labour
22.4%
Green
15.8%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Pamela Nixon 1,326 61.8%
Labour Pat Dunne 480 22.4%
Green Brian Heatley 339 15.8%
Turnout: 74.8% - Majority: 846 (39.4%)


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