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Mosborough by-election, 2016

2016-2018 term

Liberal Democrats gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Mosborough ward of Sheffield City Council on 8 September 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Isobel Bowler.

Gail Smith gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
45.6%
Labour
34.1%
UKIP
12.4%
Conservative
6.1%
Green
1.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats Gail Smith 1,711 45.6% +31.8%
Labour Julie Grocutt 1,279 34.1% -9.2%
UKIP Joanne Parkin 466 12.4% -9.8%
Conservative Andrew Taylor 229 6.1% -8.0%
Green Julie White 67 1.8% -1.3%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 432 (11.5%) - Swing: 20.5% Lab to LD


2016 Result (3 seats)

Labour
43.3%
UKIP
22.2%
Conservative
14.1%
Liberal Democrats
13.8%
TUSC
3.5%
Green
3.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Tony Downing 1,992 43.3%
Labour David Barker 1,833
Labour Isobel Bowler 1,661
UKIP Joanne Parkin 1,022 22.2%
UKIP Adrian Simpson 831
Conservative Alexandra Boman-Flavell 646 14.1%
Liberal Democrats Chris Brown 636 13.8%
Liberal Democrats Denise Reaney 586
Liberal Democrats Rachael Brown 532
TUSC Matthew Green 159 3.5%
Green Julie White 142 3.1%
Green David Smith 138
Green Anwen Fryer 122
Turnout: 30.0% - Majority: 639 (13.9%)


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