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Leek East by-election, 2017

Labour gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Leek East ward of Staffordshire Moorlands District Council on 20 July 2017 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Rebecca Done.

Darren Anthony Price gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
45.0%
Conservative
28.9%
Sheldon
19.5%
Liberal Democrats
6.6%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourDarren Anthony Price 50545.0%+25.6%
ConservativeRoy Denis Tomkinson 32528.9%+1.1%
IndependentNick Sheldon 21919.5%n/a
Liberal DemocratsRoy William Gregg 746.6%+0.7%
Turnout: 28.6%   -   Valid votes: 1,123   -   Invalid votes: 2
Majority: 180 (16.0%)   -   Swing: 12.3% Con to Lab


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
27.8%
Moorlands Democratic Alliance
20.5%
Labour
19.4%
UKIP
15.0%
Green
11.4%
Liberal Democrats
5.9%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeRebecca Done 99727.8%
ConservativeBrian Charles Johnson 866
Moorlands Democratic AlliancePamela Wood 73420.5%
LabourGwen Gledhill 69419.4%
ConservativeRoy Denis Tomkinson 659
LabourBill Cawley 640
UKIPMichael Anthony Mothershaw 53715.0%
Moorlands Democratic AllianceAndrew William Easom 519
GreenMegan Ruth Walmsley-Pitts 40711.4%
Liberal DemocratsJudy Gregg 2115.9%
Turnout: 63.9%   -   Valid votes: not published   -   Invalid votes: not published
Majority: split ward


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