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Eye, Thorney and Newborough by-election, 2017

2016-20 term

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Eye, Thorney and Newborough ward of Peterborough City (Unitary) Council on 7 September 2017 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr David Andrew Sanders.

Nigel Simons held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
52.3%
Labour Co-operative
28.5%
UKIP
14.3%
Green
3.1%
Liberal Democrats
1.8%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativeNigel Simons 1,01852.3%+17.4%
Labour Co-operativeChristian Joseph Defeo 55528.5%+15.2%
UKIPMary Herdman 27914.3%-7.5%
GreenMichael Alexander 613.1%-6.5%
Liberal DemocratsCallum Andrew Robertson 351.8%n/a
Turnout: 27.3% (-11.8%)   -   Valid votes: 1,948   -   Invalid votes: 1
Majority: 463 (23.8%)   -   Swing: 1.1% Lab to Con


2016 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
34.9%
UKIP
21.8%
Harrington
20.5%
Labour
13.3%
Green
9.6%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeDavid Andrew Sanders 1,29934.9%
ConservativeStephen Paul Allen 1,000
ConservativeRichard Andrew Brown 869
UKIPMary Herdman 81221.8%
IndependentDavid Neil Harrington 76420.5%
UKIPLayton Mark Mills 667
LabourCarl Matthew Harper 49613.3%
GreenMichael Alexander 3569.6%
LabourScott Johnson 299
LabourMohammed Yasin 217
Turnout: 39.1%   -   Valid votes: 2,638   -   Invalid votes: 6
Majority: 57 (1.5%)


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