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Howdenshire by-election, 2014

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Howdenshire ward of East Riding of Yorkshire Council on 27 November 2014 following the death of Conservative Cllr Doreen Engall.

Nigel Wilkinson held the seat for the Conservatives.

A previous by-election was held in Howdenshire ward on 2 May 2013, covered here.

Result

Conservative
46.2%
UKIP
40.3%
Labour
13.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Nigel Wilkinson 1,020 46.2% +3.2%
UKIP Clive Waddington 891 40.3% n/a
Labour Danny Marten 298 13.5% +0.2%
Turnout: 18.3% (n/a) - Majority: 129 (5.8%) - Swing: n/a


2011 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
43.0%
Darley
16.5%
East Yorkshire Independents
15.1%
Labour
13.3%
Liberal Democrats
6.9%
Harrison
5.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Paul Robinson 2,640 43.0%
Conservative Doreen Engall 2,347
Conservative Nicholas Evans 2,212
Independent Bernard Darley 1,013 16.5%
East Yorkshire Independents Christopher Worrall 925 15.1%
Labour Matthew Gibson 815 13.3%
Labour Mike Whitley 811
Labour Rachael Bell 754
Liberal Democrats Angela Hunter 421 6.9%
Liberal Democrats Fiona Braithwaite 386
Liberal Democrats Valerie Wood 353
Independent Geoffrey Harrison 326 5.3%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 1,199 (19.5%)


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