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Bishop's Castle by-election, 2016

Liberal Democrat hold

A by-election was held for the Bishop's Castle division of Shropshire Council on 15 September 2016 following the resignation of Liberal Democrat Cllr Charlotte Barnes for family reasons.

Jonathan Keeley held the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
61.0%
Conservative
29.7%
Labour
6.7%
Green
2.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Keeley 862 61.0% -1.0%
Conservative Georgiana Ellis 420 29.7% -1.0%
Labour Judith Payne 95 6.7% n/a
Green Stephen Hale 37 2.6% -4.7%
Turnout: 48.8% - Majority: 442 (31.3%) - Swing: no swing


2013 Result

Liberal Democrats
62.0%
Conservative
30.7%
Green
7.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Liberal Democrats Charlotte Barnes 907 62.0%
Conservative James Garnier 449 30.7%
Green Hilary Wendt 107 7.3%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 458 (31.3%)


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