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Dramatic Liberal Democrat wins in West Somerset and South Northamptonshire

June 22, 2018 4:39 PM
Originally published by South Lincolnshire Liberal Democrats

A bumper set of council by-elections or deferred contests from May this week.

gainSouth Northamptonshire DC, Whittlewood - 21st June 2018

No Lib Dem candidate in the five previous contests stretching back to 1999 and the ward's creation.

LD Abigail Medina 366 [56.7%]
Con 236 [36.5%]
Lab 44 [6.8%]
Lib Dem gain from Conservative
No percentage changes as last election in 2015 was uncontested

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holdWatford BC, Oxhey - 21st June 2018

Good solid Lib Dem hold in the by-election caused by Peter Taylor stepping down after being elected Mayor of Watford: Congratulations to Imran Hamid and the team.

LD Imran Hamid 828 [55.3%; -3.5%]
Con 420 [28.1%; +4.7%]
Lab 248 [16.6%; -1.2%]
Lib Dem hold
Percentage changes from 2018

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gainWest Somerset DC, Alcombe - 21st June 2018

No Lib Dem candidate in 2011 or 2015, but now a Lib Dem councillor. Congratulations to Nicole Hawkins and the team on the third Lib Dem gain in West Somerset in less than a year and a half.

LD Nicole Hawkins 256 [39.2%; +39.2%]
Con 177 [27.1%; +0.9%]
Ind 130 [19.9%; +19.9%]
Lab 90 [13.8%; -5.4%]
Grn 0 [[0.0%; -13.9%]]
Ind 0 [[0.0%; -18.4%]]
UKIP 0 [[0.0%; -22.2%]]
Lib Dem gain from UKIP

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Fenland DC, Birch - 21st June 2018

Con 326 [62.1%; +5.9%]
LD Helena Minton 113 [21.5%; +6.9%]
Ind 86 [16.4%; +16.4%]
UKIP 0 [[0.0%; -29.2%]]
Conservative hold
Percentage changes from 2015

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Charnwood BC, Quorn & Mountsorrel Castle - 21st June 2018

Con 719 [51.5%; -7.7%]
Lab 305 [21.8%; -5.1%]
LD Marianne Gilbert 233 [16.7%; +16.7%]
UKIP 139 [10.0%; -3.8%]
Conservative hold

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Basingstoke & Deane BC, Kempshott - 21st June 2018

Con 884 [60.4%; -6.4%]
Lab 475 [32.4%; +11.3%]
LD Stavroulla O'Doherty 105 [7.2%; -4.9%]
Conservative hold
Percentage changes from 2018

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South Northamptonshire DC, Astwell - 21st June 2018

Con 319 [76.9%; -0.9%]
Lab 96 [23.1%; +0.9%]
Conservative hold
Percentage changes from 2015

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Basildon BC, Lee Chapel - 21st June 2018

Lab 612 [57.4%; +1.7%]
Con 267 [25.0%; -1.5%]
UKIP 145 [13.6%; -4.1%]
BNP 42 [3.9%; +3.9%]
Labour hold
Percentage changes

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Basildon BC, Pitsea South East - 21st June 2018

Lab 718 [46.1%; +6.7%]
Con 710 [45.6%; 0.0%]
UKIP 130 [8.3%; -2.7%]
DVP 0 [[0.0%; -3.9%]]
Labour gain from UKIP