A blog by Luke Akehurst about politics, elections, and the Labour Party - With subtitles for the Hard of Left. Just for the record: all the views expressed here are entirely personal and do not necessarily represent the positions of any organisations I am a member of.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Council By-Election Results

Last night's council by-election results:

East Wickham Ward, LB Bexley. Con hold. Con 798 (26.8%, -4.4), BNP 790 (26.5%, +12.4), Lab 700 (23.5%, +1.5), Lib Dem 564 (18.9%, +2.9), Eng Dem 128 (4.3%, -4.9). Swing of 8.4% from Con to BNP.

Bentswood Ward, Mid Sussex DC. LD hold. LD 514 (36.9%, +1.4), Lab 456 (32.7%, -2.6), Con 332 (23.8%, -5.4), BNP 92 (6.6%, +6.6). Swing of 2% from Lab to LD since 2007.

New Duston Ward, Northampton BC. Con hold. Con 1072 (53.0%, +9.7), Lab 322 (15.9%, -1.3), Ind 320 (15.8%, -3.8), LD 307 (15.2%, +7). Swing of 5.5% from Lab to Con since 2007.

2 Comments:

Anonymous teresa pearce said...

the BNP result is very worrying. They lost by 7 votes but the other fascist party the English Democrats polled 128 so together they poled the most.

10:11 am, January 23, 2009

 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

its not worrying to me i think its great the sheeple might be waking up at last

2:04 pm, January 23, 2009

 

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