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East Wolds and Coastal by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the East Wolds and Coastal ward of East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary) Council on 5 May 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Margaret Chapman.

Paul Lisseter held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
52.7%
Labour
24.0%
UKIP
23.3%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativePaul Lisseter 1,88552.7%+11.8%
LabourTom Lee 86024.0%+9.1%
UKIPPeter Watts 83523.3%+3.0%
Turnout: 31.0% (-34.7%) - Majority: 1,025 (28.6%) - Swing: 1.4% Lab to Con


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
40.9%
UKIP
20.3%
Labour
14.9%
Green
13.6%
Liberal Democrats
10.2%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeJane Evison 4,18540.9%
ConservativeJonathan Owen 3,788
ConservativeMargaret Chapman 3,366
UKIPPeter Watts 2,08020.3%
LabourDouglas Hope 1,52714.9%
GreenMike Jackson 1,39313.6%
LabourFelicity Walmsley 1,334
Liberal DemocratsMoira Ormerod 1,04010.2%
Turnout: 65.7% - Majority: 1,286 (12.6%)


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