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Pocklington Provincial by-election, 2016

Independent gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Pocklington Provincial ward of East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary) Council on 7 April 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Stephen Lane.

Andy Strangeway gained the seat as an Independent.

Result

Strangeway
38.0%
Conservative
36.1%
Labour
18.0%
UKIP
7.9%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
IndependentAndy Strangeway 1,03238.0%n/a
ConservativePaul West 98036.1%-8.1%
LabourLucie Spadone 49018.0%-2.0%
UKIPNeil Tate 2157.9%-11.6%
Turnout: 21.2% (-45.9%) - Majority: 52 (1.9%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
44.2%
Labour
20.0%
UKIP
19.5%
Liberal Democrats
16.4%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeKay West 4,54244.2%
ConservativeStephen Lane 4,426
ConservativeClaude Mole 4,118
LabourFiona Bruce 2,05420.0%
LabourTony Williams 2,040
UKIPSue Woodcock 2,00119.5%
LabourCynthia Collier 1,997
Liberal DemocratsSue Taylor 1,68416.4%
Turnout: 67.1% - Majority: 2,064 (20.1%)


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