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Portsoken, 2014

A by-election was held for the Portsoken ward of the City of London Corporation Common Council on 20 March 2014 following the resignation of Independent Cllr Shadique Gani.

William Campbell-Taylor gained the seat for Labour, becoming the first ever Labour councillor in the City of London.

Result
Labour
36.8%
Brockington
26.3%
Millner
12.6%
Mahmood
11.8%
Jones
7.0%
Other
5.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour William Campbell-Taylor 137 36.8% +27.0%
Independent Marie Brockington 98 26.3% +26.3%
Independent Evan Millner 47 12.6% +12.6%
Independent Syed Mahmood 44 11.8% +11.8%
Independent Roger Jones 26 7.0% +7.0%
Independent André Walker 11 3.0% +3.0%
Independent Muhammad Al-Hussaini 9 2.4% +2.4%


2013 Result (4 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Henry Jones 227 19.9%
Independent John Fletcher 211 18.5%
Independent Delis Regis 209 18.4%
Independent Ibthayhaj Gani 205 18.0%
Independent Nicolas Cressey 132 11.6%
Labour Damien Vaugh 112 9.8%
Independent Evan Cranfield 42 3.7%


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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