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Arley and Whitacre by-election, 2016

Labour gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Arley and Whitacre ward of North Warwickshire Borough Council on 22 September 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Andrew Watkins.

Jodie Gosling gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
59.7%
Conservative
40.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Jodie Gosling 577 59.7% +33.8%
Conservative Karen Barber 390 40.3% +1.7%
Turnout: 22.8% - Majority: 187 (19.3%) - Swing: 16.1% Con to Lab


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
38.6%
Labour
25.9%
UKIP
22.6%
Green
12.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Colin Hayfield 1,342 38.6%
Conservative Mark Simpson 1,143
Conservative Andrew Watkins 1,009
Labour Nigel Turley 901 25.9%
Labour Alexandra Phillips 885
Labour Norma Timms 856
UKIP Rhona Millard 784 22.6%
Green Graham Kelly 446 12.8%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 108 (3.1%)


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