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, December 04, 2009

Council by-elections

Two by-elections yesterday:

Ormesby Ward, Redcar & Cleveland UA. LD hold. LD 1084 (73.5%, +12.4), Lab 210 (14.2%, -5.1), UKIP 103 (7.0%, +7), Con 77 (5.2%, -14.4). Swing of 8.8% from Lab to LD since 2007.

Dane Valley Ward, Thanet DC. Lab gain from Con. Lab 318 (34.2%, -3.9), LD 260 (28.0%, +28), Con 222 (23.9%, -19.7), Ind 130 (14.0%, -4.3). Swing of 16%from Lab to LD since 2007.

2 Comments:

Blogger David Boothroyd said...

Dane Valley ward is in North Thanet and stays in North Thanet under the boundary changes. Although oddly the wards to the north of it - Cliftonville East and Cliftonville West - are transferred from North Thanet to South Thanet as of the next general election.

5:12 pm, December 04, 2009

 
Blogger Luke Akehurst said...

Oops thanks for the correction David, I will delete that from the original post.

5:59 pm, December 04, 2009

 

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