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Mitcheldean by-election, 2014

Conservative gain from Independent

A by-election was held for the Mitcheldean division of Gloucestershire County Council on 23 October 2014 following the death of Independent Cllr Norman Stephens.

Brian Robinson held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
38.4%
UKIP
22.0%
Whitburn
18.2%
Labour
11.1%
Liberal Democrats
6.0%
Green
4.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Brian Robinson 959 38.4% +14.0%
UKIP Malcolm Berry 550 22.0% +2.7%
Independent Ian Whitburn 455 18.2% n/a
Labour Jackie Fraser 278 11.1% +0.7%
Liberal Democrats Sue Henchley 150 6.0% +0.3%
Green Ken Power 106 4.2% +0.4%
Turnout: % (%) - Majority: 409 (16.4%) - Swing: 5.7% UKIP to Con


2013 Result

Stephens
36.4%
Conservative
24.4%
UKIP
19.3%
Labour
10.4%
Liberal Democrats
5.7%
Green
3.8%

Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Norman Stephens 1,152 36.4%
Conservative Brian Robinson 772 24.4%
UKIP Tim Congdon 612 19.3%
Labour David Thomson 328 10.4%
Liberal Democrats Sue Henchley 179 5.7%
Green Ken Power 120 3.8%
Turnout: 36.8% - Majority: 380 (12.0%)


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