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Medworth by-election, 2014

Conservative hold

A by-election will be held for the Medworth ward of Fenland District Council on 16 October 2014 following the disqualification of Independent Cllr Jonathan Farmer, who was originally elected as a Conservative, after receiving a 21 months suspended prison sentence for possessing a firearm (Wisbech Standard).

Steve Tierney held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
44.6%
UKIP
34.9%
Labour
13.7%
Liberal Democrats
4.2%
Murat
2.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Steve Tierney 257 44.6% -14.5%
UKIP Andrew Hunt 201 34.9% n/a
Labour Kathy Dougall 79 13.7% -17.8%
Liberal Democrats Josephine Radcliffe 24 4.2% -5.2%
Independent Erbie Murat 15 2.6% n/a
Turnout: % (%) - Majority: 56 (9.7%) - Swing: n/a


2011 Result

Conservative
59.1%
Labour
31.5%
Liberal Democrats
9.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Jonathan Farmer 364 59.1%
Labour Mark Plum 194 31.5%
Liberal Democrats Christopher Randall 58 9.4%
Turnout: not published - Majority: 170 (27.6%)


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