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Valley (Stroud) by-election, 2014

Green hold

A by-election was held for the Valley ward of Stroud District Council on 7 August 2014 following the resignation of Green Cllr Molly Scott-Cato MEP, who was elected to the European Parliament on 22 May 2014.

Martin Baxendale held the seat for the Greens.

Result

Green
42.8%
Labour
33.8%
UKIP
11.2%
Conservative
9.9%
TUSC
2.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Green Martin Baxendale 291 42.8% -4.3%
Labour James Heslop 230 33.8% +2.3%
UKIP Stuart Love 76 11.2% n/a
Conservative Stephen Davies 67 9.9% -11.5%
TUSC Lucy Roberts 16 2.4% n/a
Turnout: 34.9% (-12.6%) - Majority: 61 (9.0%) - Swing: 3.3% Grn to Lab


2011 Result

Green
47.1%
Labour
31.5%
Conservative
21.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Green Molly Scott-Cato 417 47.1%
Labour Stephen Lydon 279 31.5%
Conservative Julie Job 190 21.4%
Turnout: 47.5% - Majority: 138 (15.6%)


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