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Thanet Villages by-election, 2018

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Thanet Villages ward of Thanet District Council on 11 January 2018 following the death of Conservative Cllr Ken Gregory.

Reece Pugh held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
49.3%
Liberal Democrats
24.9%
Labour
16.4%
Green
5.3%
Smyth
4.1%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Reece Pugh 620 49.3% +25.0%
Liberal Democrats Angela Mary Curwen 313 24.9% n/a
Labour Pauline Farrance 206 16.4% +6.6%
Green Natasha Anne Ransom 66 5.3% -6.2%
Independent Sonya Smyth 52 4.1% -2.3%
Turnout: 23.1% (-55.6%) - Spoiled: 5 - Majority: 307 (24.4%) - Swing: not applicable


2015 Result (3 seats)

Grove
25.3%
Conservative
24.3%
UKIP
22.8%
Green
11.5%
Labour
9.8%
Smyth
6.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Bob Grove 1,326 25.3%
Conservative Ken Gregory 1,273 24.3%
UKIP Derek Morris Crow-Brown 1,197 22.8%
Conservative Linda Ann Wright 1,083
UKIP Angela Margaret Curtis 1,033
UKIP Trevor Michael Chapman 916
Green Natasha Anne Ransom 601 11.5%
Labour Seamus Yener 515 9.8%
Independent Sonya Elizabeth Smyth 335 6.4%
Turnout: 78.7% - Spoiled: 23 - Majority: split ward


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