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Skipton West, 2014

A by-election was held for the Skipton West division of North Yorkshire County Council on 2 July 2014 following the death of Lib Dem Cllr Polly English.

Andy Solloway gained the seat as an Independent.

Result
Solloway
23.4%
Conservative
21.3%
Lib Dems
18.5%
UKIP
14.3%
Green
11.6%
Labour
10.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Independent Andy Solloway 391 23.4% -0.2%
Conservative Paul Whitaker 355 21.3% +0.9%
Lib Dems Paul English 309 18.5% -10.2%
UKIP Roger Baxandall 238 14.3% +14.3%
Green Claire Nash 194 11.6% -4.0%
Labour Andy Rankine 181 10.9% -0.8%


2013 Result
Lib Dems
28.7%
Solloway
23.6%
Conservative
20.4%
Green
15.6%
Labour
11.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Lib Dems Polly English 572 28.7%
Independent Andy Solloway 471 23.6%
Conservative Paul Whitaker 407 20.4%
Green Fiona Protheroe 312 15.6%
Labour Peter Madeley 234 11.7%


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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