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Bridlington Central and Old Town by-election, 2014

UKIP gain from SDP

A by-election was held for the Bridlington Central and Old Town ward of East Riding of Yorkshire Council on 27 November 2014 following the death of SDP Cllr Raymond Allerston.

Malcolm Milns gained the seat for UKIP.

Result

UKIP
30.8%
Conservative
27.1%
Dealtry
16.7%
Dixon
16.5%
Tate
8.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
UKIP Malcolm Milns 401 30.8% n/a
Conservative John Copsey 352 27.1% -2.0%
Independent Liam Dealtry 217 16.7% n/a
Independent Terry Dixon 214 16.5% n/a
Independent Neil Tate 116 8.9% n/a
Turnout: 15.2% (n/a) - Majority: 49 (3.8%) - Swing: n/a


2011 Result (2 seats)

SDP
37.6%
Conservative
29.1%
Labour
27.8%
Liberal Democrats
5.6%

Party Candidate Votes %
SDP Raymond Allerston 1,167 37.6%
Conservative Richard Burton 903 29.1%
Labour Liam Dealtry 864 27.8%
Conservative John Copsey 685
Labour Peter Astell 644
SDP Jackie Foster 497
Liberal Democrats Linda Chambers 173 5.6%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 264 (8.5%)


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