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Nuneaton Whitestone by-election, 2015

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Nuneaton Whitestone division of Warwickshire County Council on 13 August 2015 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Martin Heatley, due to ill health. Heatley subsequently passed away on 1 August 2015.

Jeffrey Morgan held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
58.4%
Labour
22.9%
UKIP
13.3%
Green
5.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Jeffrey Morgan 1,281 58.4% +5.5%
Labour Andrew Crichton 503 22.9% -8.5%
UKIP Alwyn Waine 292 13.3% n/a
Green Michael Ludford 119 5.4% -10.3%
Turnout: 30.5% - Majority: 778 (35.4%) - Swing: 7.0% Lab to Con


2013 Result

Conservative
52.9%
Labour
31.4%
Green
15.7%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Martin Heatley 1,173 52.9%
Labour Andrew Crichton 697 31.4%
Green Ian Bonner 348 15.7%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 476 (21.5%)


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