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Preesall by-election, 2018

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Preesall ward of Wyre Borough Council on 11 January 2018 following the death of Conservative Cllr Vivien Taylor.

Peter Gordon Cartridge held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
55.3%
Labour
44.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Peter Gordon Cartridge 930 55.3% -9.7%
Labour Nicholas Cary Fogg 753 44.7% +9.7%
Turnout: 35.6% (-33.7%) - Spoiled: 11 - Majority: 177 (10.5%) - Swing: 9.7% Con to Lab


2017 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
65.0%
Labour
35.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Paul Moon 2,008 65.0%
Conservative Vivien Taylor 1,944
Conservative Phil Orme 1,818
Labour Nic Fogg 1,082 35.0%
Labour Mary Stirzaker 880
Labour Norah Stuchfield 819
Turnout: 69.3% - Spoiled: not published - Majority: 736 (23.8%)


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