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, July 19, 2013

Council by-elections

There were just two by-elections yesterday:

Connah's Quay Golftyn Ward, Flintshire UA. Lab hold. Lab 386 (54.8%, -5.6), Ind 285 (40.4%, +0.8), Con 34 (4.8%, +4.8). Swing of 3.3% from Lab to Ind since 2012.
 

Sawston Ward, S Cambridgeshire DC. Con gain from Ind. Con 477 (46.8%, +11.8), UKIP 233 (22.9%, +22.9), Lab 199 (19.5%, -3.7), LD 110 (10.8%, +6.2). Swing of 5.6% from Con to UKIP since 2012.

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