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Walton-le-Dale East by-election, 2017

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Walton-le-Dale East ward of South Ribble Borough Council on 16 March 2017 following the resignation of Independent Cllr Andrea Ball, elected as a Conservative.

Carol Chisholm held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
49.4%
Labour
36.0%
Liberal Democrats
14.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Carol Chisholm 359 49.4% -5.1%
Labour Alex Watson 262 36.0% -9.5%
Liberal Democrats Alison Hesketh-Holt 106 14.6% n/a
Turnout: 22.0% (-47.2%) - Majority: 97 (13.3%) - Swing: 2.2% Lab to Con


2015 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
54.5%
Labour
45.5%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Andrea Ball 1,123 54.5%
Conservative Barbara Nathan 950
Labour Steve Bennett 937 45.5%
Labour Phil Entwistle 906
Turnout: 69.2% - Majority: 13 (0.6%)


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