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Soham North by-election, 2017

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Soham North ward of East Cambridgeshire District Council on 22 June 2017 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr James Philip Palmer after being elected Mayor of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority on 8 May.

Mark Brannan Goldsack held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
59.7%
Liberal Democrats
25.1%
Labour
15.2%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
ConservativeMark Brannan Goldsack 42359.7%-4.2%
Liberal DemocratsAlec Lionel Jones 17825.1%+4.6%
LabourPeter James Tyson 10815.2%-0.4%
Turnout: 17.8% (-38.3%)   -   Valid votes: 709   -   Invalid votes: 3
Majority: 245 (34.6%)   -   Swing: 4.4% Con to LD


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
63.9%
Liberal Democrats
20.5%
Labour
15.6%

PartyCandidate Votes%
ConservativeJames Philip Palmer 1,34663.9%
ConservativeCarol Betty Sennitt 1,231
Liberal DemocratsLesley Phillips 43120.5%
Liberal DemocratsCharles Warner 415
LabourAllison Margaret Morris 32915.6%
LabourJean Gross 283
Turnout: 56.1%   -   Valid votes: 2,193   -   Invalid votes: 31
Majority: 800 (38.0%)


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