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Byram and Brotherton by-election, 2016

Conservative gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Byram and Brotherton ward of Selby District Council on 14 July 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Jack Crawford.

Bryn Sage gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
44.3%
Labour
39.6%
Yorkshire First
16.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Bryn Sage 251 44.3% +11.7%
Labour Steven Shaw-Wright 224 39.6% -4.4%
Yorkshire First Chris Whitwood 91 16.1% n/a
Turnout: 24.7% - Majority: 27 (4.8%) - Swing: 8.1% Lab to Con


2015 Result

Labour
44.0%
Conservative
32.6%
UKIP
23.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Jack Crawford 648 44.0%
Conservative Andrew Pound 480 32.6%
UKIP Anthony Pycroft 345 23.4%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 168 (11.4%)


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