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Kingswinford North and Wall Heath by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Kingswinford North and Wall Heath ward of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council on 25 February 2016 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Natalie Neale, elected in 2014, for personal reasons.

Edward Lawrence held the seat for the Conservatives, and will be up for election again in 2018.

Result

Conservative
53.8%
Labour
34.5%
UKIP
9.7%
Green
1.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Edward Lawrence 1,456 53.8% +3.9%
Labour Lynn Boleyn 934 34.5% +8.1%
UKIP Mick Forsyth 262 9.7% -11.4%
Green Andi Mohr 52 1.9% -0.8%
Turnout: 26.0% (-47.4%) - Majority: 522 (19.3%) - Swing: 2.1% Con to Lab


2015 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Conservative
49.9%
Labour
26.4%
UKIP
21.1%
Green
2.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Nicola Richards 3,672 49.9%
Labour Lynn Boleyn 1,944 26.4%
UKIP Karl Reynolds 1,553 21.1%
Green Luke Harrison 196 2.7%
Turnout: 73.4% - Majority: 1,728 (23.5%)


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