Southwestern Lib Dems in Tory trifecta

Posted by David Boothroyd
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4 months ago / December 16, 2016

The latest updates on local electoral information are as follows.

Results

  • Blackburn with Darwen: The byelection in Higher Croft ward on 15 December was won by Amy Johnson. Labour hold.
  • Fife: The byelection in Leven, Kennoway and Largo ward on 15 December was won by Alistair Suttie. Scottish National Party hold.
  • Powys: The byelection in Welshpool Llanerchyddol division on 15 December was won by Graham Breeze who stood as an Independent candidate. The seat was previously held by another Independent councillor but it is not clear which (if any) of the three Independent groups he will join.
  • St Edmundsbury: The byelection in Moreton Hall ward on 15 December was won by Trevor Beckwith, who returns to the council after losing his seat last May. He stood as an Independent and takes a seat previously held by the Conservatives.
  • Taunton Deane: The byelection in Blackdown ward on 15 December was won by Ross Henley. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • Teignbridge: The byelection in Bovey ward on 15 December was won by Sally Morgan. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.
  • Teignbridge: The byelection in Chudleigh ward on 15 December was won by Richard Keeling. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative.

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