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Leominster South by-election, 2017

Green gain from Independent

A by-election was held for the Leominster South ward of Herefordshire (Unitary) Council on 23 March 2017 following the death of Independent Cllr Peter McCaull. McCaull had served in local politics since 1973, when he was first elected to Leominster District Council.

Trish Marsh gained the seat for the Green Party.

A previous by-election for Leominster South was held on 17 July 2014, covered here.

Result

Green
40.8%
It's Our County
18.3%
Conservative
17.8%
Latimer
14.9%
Liberal Democrats
8.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Green Trish Marsh 318 40.8% +10.1%
It's Our County Jon Stannard 143 18.3% n/a
Conservative Connor Egan 139 17.8% -8.7%
Independent Mark Latimer 116 14.9% n/a
Liberal Democrats Clive Thomas 64 8.2% n/a
Turnout: awaiting publication - Majority: 175 (22.4%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result

McCaull
42.8%
Green
30.7%
Conservative
26.5%

Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Peter McCaull 686 42.8%
Green Robert Barton 492 30.7%
Conservative Craig Morgan 425 26.5%
Turnout: 61.1% - Majority: 194 (10.2%)


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