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, April 19, 2013

Council by-election

Just one by-election last night, in Sussex, with Independent and UKIP candidates present in 2011 but not this time, and their votes mainly going to the Tories:

Angmering Ward, Arun DC. Con hold. Con 878 (63.9%, +22.2), Lab 268 (19.5%, +4.8), LD 228 (16.6%, +1.5%). Swing of 8.7% from Lab to Con since 2011. Labour move up from 3rd place to 2nd.


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