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Catterick by-election, August 2016

Conservative gain from Independent

A by-election was held for the Catterick ward of Richmondshire District Council on 18 August 2016 following the death of Independent Cllr Tony Pelton.

A previous by-election was held in this ward on 25 February 2016, covered here.

Stephen Wyrill gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
41.8%
Liberal Democrats
37.2%
McMullon
20.5%
Green
0.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Stephen Wyrill 228 41.8% +1.4%
Liberal Democrats John Coates 203 37.2% n/a
Independent Jill McMullon 112 20.5% n/a
Green Robert Kelly 3 0.5% -15.4%
Turnout: 28.0% (-31.2%) - Majority: 25 (4.6%) - 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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