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Bicknacre and East and West Hanningfield by-election, 2014

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Bicknacre and East and West Hanningfield ward of Chelmsford Borough Council on 9 October 2014 following the death of Conservative Cllr Michael Harris.

Matt Flack held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
56.1%
UKIP
31.0%
Labour
6.9%
Green
3.0%
Liberal Democrats
2.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Matt Flack 649 56.1% -15.6%
UKIP David Kirkwood 359 31.0% n/a
Labour Tony Lees 80 6.9% -9.3%
Green Reza Hossain 35 3.0% n/a
Liberal Democrats Andy Robson 34 2.9% -9.3%
Turnout: 28.1% (-20.9%) - Majority: 290 (25.1%) - Swing: n/a


2011 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
71.7%
Labour
16.2%
Liberal Democrats
12.2%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Richard Poulter 1,322 71.7%
Conservative Michael Harris 1,279
Labour Frank Harris 298 16.2%
Labour Anthony Lees 281
Liberal Democrats Frank Butler 225 12.2%
Liberal Democrats David Whiteing 216
Turnout: 49.0% - Majority: 981 (53.2%)


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