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Oakham South West by-election, 2014

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Oakham South West ward of Rutland Council on 16 October 2014 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Joanna Figgis who is moving out of the area.

Richard Clifton held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
52.2%
Callaghan
38.5%
Liberal Democrats
9.3%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Richard Clifton 240 52.2% +27.4%
Independent Ben Callaghan 177 38.5% n/a
Liberal Democrats Richard Swift 43 9.3% -6.2%
Turnout: % (%) - Majority: 63 (13.7%) - Swing: n/a


2011 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
24.8%
Richardson
24.3%
Dewis
23.2%
Liberal Democrats
15.5%
Harrison
12.1%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Joanna Figgis 285 24.8%
Independent David Richardson 279 24.3%
Conservative Peter Jones 277
Independent Alf Dewis 266
Liberal Democrats Joanna Burrows 178 15.5%
Independent Jim Harrison 139 12.1%
Liberal Democrats Cedric Phillips 131
Turnout: not published - Majority: 6 (0.5%)


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