By-election result - Wyre Rural Central
Friday, January 12, 2018
A by-election was held on Thursday 11 January 2018 for the Wyre Rural Central electoral division.
The result was:
Matthew Jacques Salter, The Conservative Party: 1,745 votesNic Fogg, Labour Party: 925 votesSusan Jane White, The Green Party: 237 votes
Majority: 820 votes
The Conservative candidate Matthew Salter is elected with 1,745 votes (59.86%)
This electoral division was previously held by Vivien Taylor (Conservative) who passed away in September.
The result does not affect the political composition of the county council, which is: Conservative 43, Labour 30, Liberal Democrats 4, Independents 2, Non-aligned 2, Green Party 1, UKIP 1, Vacant 1.
Eligible voters = 10,250, No. of Ballots = 2,915, No. of spoilt Ballots = 8
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