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Embsay-with-Eastby by-election, 2016

Independent gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Embsay-with-Eastby ward of Craven District Council on 31 March 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Andy Quinn.

Brian Shuttleworth gained the seat as an Independent.

Result

Shuttleworth
79.9%
Conservative
20.1%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
IndependentBrian Shuttleworth 46679.9%n/a
ConservativeTrevor Kent 11720.1%-38.9%
Turnout: 39.5% (-36.1%) - Majority: 349 (59.9%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result

Conservative
59.0%
Labour
21.7%
Green
19.3%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeJohn Quinn 67759.0%
LabourJames Black 24921.7%
GreenAndrew Garrick 22119.3%
Turnout: 75.6% - Majority: 428 (37.3%)


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