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St Helier by-election, 2017

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the St Helier ward of Merton London Borough Council on 20 July 2017 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Imran Uddin.

Kelly Marie Braund held the seat for Labour.

A previous by-election for St Helier was held on 19 May 2016, covered here.

Result

Labour
74.1%
Conservative
15.6%
Liberal Democrats
4.8%
Green
3.0%
UKIP
2.5%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourKelly Marie Braund 1,50874.1%+14.7%
ConservativeGeraldine Veronica Mary Kirby 31815.6%+0.7%
Liberal DemocratsGeoff Cooper 984.8%-1.2%
GreenPhillipa Zielfa Maslin 613.0%n/a
UKIPBob Grahame 502.5%-17.1%
Turnout: 25.0% (-13.7%)   -   Valid votes: 2,035   -   Invalid votes: 3
Majority: 1,190 (58.5%)   -   Swing: 7.0% Con to Lab


2014 Result (3 seats)

Labour
59.4%
UKIP
19.6%
Conservative
14.9%
Liberal Democrats
6.0%

PartyCandidate Votes%
LabourMaxi Martin 2,01059.4%
LabourDennis Pearce 1,916
LabourImran Uddin 1,673
UKIPAndre Lampitt 66319.6%
ConservativeChris Challouma 50514.9%
ConservativeChris McLaughlin 435
ConservativeHugh Lenon 421
Liberal DemocratsSimon Parritt 2036.0%
Turnout: 38.7%   -   Valid votes: 2,999   -   Invalid votes: 12
Majority: 1,010 (29.9%)


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