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Trimdon and Thornley by-election, 2017

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Trimdon and Thornley division of Durham County (Unitary) Council on 28 September 2017 following the death of Labour Cllr Morris Nicholls.

Judith Helen Grant held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
65.4%
Brown
20.0%
Liberal Democrats
6.7%
Conservative
6.4%
Green
1.6%

PartyCandidate Votes%Change
LabourJudith Helen Grant 1,15065.4%+15.2%
IndependentMaurice Brown 35120.0%n/a
Liberal DemocratsAlan Bell 1176.7%-3.6%
ConservativeMichael Drummond Moverley Smith 1126.4%-12.7%
GreenJonathan Elmer 291.6%n/a
Turnout: 18.2% (-6.8%)   -   Valid votes: 1,759   -   Invalid votes: 0
Majority: 799 (45.4%)   -   Swing: not applicable


2017 Result (3 seats)

Labour
50.2%
UKIP
20.4%
Conservative
19.1%
Liberal Democrats
10.3%

PartyCandidate Votes%
LabourLucy Hovvels 1,43350.2%
LabourPeter Brookes 1,413
LabourMorris Nicholls 1,392
UKIPClive Taylor-Sholl 58220.4%
ConservativeIlsa Graham 54619.1%
Liberal DemocratsMartin Thomas Brian Jones 29510.3%
Liberal DemocratsElizabeth Temple 231
Turnout: 25.0%   -   Valid votes: 2,433   -   Invalid votes: 4
Majority: 810 (28.4%)


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