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Wyre Rural Central by-election, 2018

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Wyre Rural Central division of Lancashire County Council on 11 January 2018 following the death of Conservative Cllr Vivien Taylor.

Matthew Jacques Salter held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
60.0%
Labour
31.8%
Green
8.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Matthew Jacques Salter 1,745 60.0% -10.9%
Labour Nic Fogg 925 31.8% +13.9%
Green Susan Jane White 237 8.2% -3.0%
Turnout: 28.4% (-9.3%) - Spoiled: 8 - Majority: 820 (28.2%) - Swing: 12.4% Con to Lab


2017 Result

Conservative
70.9%
Labour
17.9%
Green
11.2%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Vivien Taylor 2,714 70.9%
Labour Janet Williams 684 17.9%
Green Ruth Norbury 429 11.2%
Turnout: 37.7% - Spoiled: 6 - Majority: 2,030 (53.0%)


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