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St John's, 2014

A by-election was held for the St John's ward of Fylde Borough Council on 27 March 2014 following the death of Independent Cllr Kath Harper.

Mark Bamforth gained the seat for the Fylde Ratepayers.

A later by-election for St John's was held on 9 February 2017, covered here.

Result
Fylde Ratepayers
65.7%
Conservative
16.7%
UKIP
8.2%
Lib Dems
5.1%
Green
4.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Fylde Ratepayers Mark Bamforth 804 65.7% +65.7%
Conservative Brenda Blackshaw 205 16.7% -23.9%
UKIP Timothy Wood 100 8.2% +8.2%
Lib Dems Carol Gilligan 62 5.1% -17.2%
Green Bob Dennett 53 4.3% +4.3%


2011 Result (3 seats)
Conservative
40.6%
Harper
37.1%
Lib Dems
22.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Brenda Ackers 771 40.6%
Conservative Timothy Ashton 717
Independent Kathleen Harper 704 37.1%
Conservative Michael Cornah 672
Lib Dems Carol Gilligan 424 22.3%


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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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