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Waltham Cross by-election, 2017

2016-20 term

Conservative gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Waltham Cross ward of Broxbourne Borough Council on 9 March 2017 following the death of Labour Cllr Malcolm Aitken.

Patsy Spears gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
41.0%
Labour
40.8%
UKIP
12.6%
Liberal Democrats
5.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Patsy Spears 650 41.0% -3.5%
Labour Christian Durugo 646 40.8% -14.7%
UKIP Steve Coster 200 12.6% n/a
Liberal Democrats Brendan Wyer 89 5.6% n/a
Turnout: 20.9% (-8.7%) - Majority: 4 (0.3%) - Swing: 5.6% Lab to Con


2016 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
55.5%
Conservative
44.5%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Malcolm Aitken 1,205 55.5%
Conservative Patsy Spears 965 44.5%
Turnout: 29.6% - Majority: 240 (11.1%)


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