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Droitwich West by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Droitwich West ward of Wychavon District Council on 28 July 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Catherine Powell due to work commitments.

George Duffy held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
41.9%
Labour
24.0%
UKIP
19.7%
Liberal Democrats
14.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative George Duffy 281 41.9% -2.9%
Labour Alan Humphries 161 24.0% -13.8%
UKIP Andrew Morgan 132 19.7% n/a
Liberal Democrats Adrian Key 97 14.5% n/a
Turnout: 17.2% (-39.3%) - Majority: 120 (17.9%) - Swing: 5.5% Lab to Con


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
44.8%
Labour
37.8%
Green
17.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Janet Bolton 983 44.8%
Conservative Catherine Powell 897
Labour Eve Freer 829 37.8%
Labour Jacqueline O'Reilly 604
Green Ann Bennett 381 17.4%
Turnout: 56.5% - Majority: 68 (3.1%)


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