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Wibsey by-election, 2016

2014-18 term

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Wibsey ward of Bradford Metropolitan Borough Council on 14 July 2016 following the death of Labour Cllr Andrea Ball.

Joanne Sharp held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
50.7%
UKIP
27.5%
Conservative
18.9%
Liberal Democrats
2.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Joanne Sharp 1,207 50.7% +3.8%
UKIP Jason Smith 655 27.5% +6.5%
Conservative Richard Sheard 451 18.9% +3.4%
Liberal Democrats Angharad Griffiths 70 2.9% -1.5%
Turnout: 22.6% (-11.8%) - Majority: 552 (23.2%) - Swing: 1.4% Lab to UKIP


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
46.9%
UKIP
21.0%
Conservative
15.5%
Shehzad
8.8%
Liberal Democrats
4.4%
Green
3.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour David Green 1,651 46.9%
UKIP Bernie Pringle 739 21.0%
Conservative Richard Sheard 547 15.5%
Independent Khurram Shehzad 310 8.8%
Liberal Democrats Brian Boulton 156 4.4%
Green Andrew Robinson 121 3.4%
Turnout: 34.4% - Majority: 912 (25.9%)


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