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Ironbridge Gorge by-election, 2014

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Ironbridge Gorge ward of Telford and Wrekin Council on 30 October 2014 following the death of Labour Cllr David Davies.

Ken Stringer held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
44.1%
Conservative
37.4%
UKIP
18.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Ken Stringer 325 44.1% -8.9%
Conservative Elizabeth Mollett 276 37.4% -9.6%
UKIP Richard Soame 136 18.5% n/a
Turnout: 36.7% (-17.8%) - Majority: 49 (6.6%) - Swing: 0.4% Con to Lab


2011 Result

Labour
53.0%
Conservative
47.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour David Davies 589 53.0%
Conservative Elizabeth Mollett 523 47.0%
Turnout: 54.5% - Majority: 66 (5.9%)


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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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