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, March 09, 2012

Council by-elections

There were 3 by-elections yesterday:


Kemsley Ward, Swale DC. Con hold. Con 384 (33.7%, -16.6), Lab 312 (27.3%, -0.5), UKIP 279 (24.5%, +10.5), LD 166 (14.5%, -6.6). Swing of 8.1% from Con to Lab since 2011.


Rowley Ward, Stafford BC. Lab gain from Con. Lab 620 (48.1%, +10.1%), Con 540 (41.9%, -1.6), Green 67 (5.2%, -5.9), UKIP 61 (4.7%, -4.7). Swing of 5.9% from Con to Lab since 2011.


Baylis & Stoke Ward, Slough UA. Lab hold. Lab 1300 (58.7%, -21.7), Ind 764 (34.5%, +34.5), UKIP 82 (3.7%, +3.7), Ind 68 (3.1%, +3.1). Swing of 28.1% from Lab to Ind since 2011.

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