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Catterick by-election, February 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Catterick ward of Richmondshire District Council on 25 February 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Derek Sankey.

A later by-election was held in this ward on 18 August 2016, covered here.

Simon Young held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
60.3%
McMullon
39.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Simon Young 308 60.3% +19.9%
Independent Jill McMullon 203 39.7% n/a
Turnout: 27.8% (-31.4%) - Majority: 105 (20.5%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result (2 seats)

Pelton
43.6%
Conservative
40.4%
Green
15.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Independent Tony Pelton 570 43.6%
Conservative Derek Sankey 528 40.4%
Conservative Stephen Wyrill 392
Green Ann Rowe 208 15.9%
Turnout: 59.2% - Majority: split ward


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