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Camborne Pendarves by-election, 2015

Conservative gain from UKIP

A by-election was held for the Camborne Pendarves division of Cornwall Council on 20 August 2015 following the resignation of UKIP Cllr Harry Blakeley due to ill health.

John Herd gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
30.3%
Liberal Democrats
29.0%
Labour
20.5%
UKIP
8.3%
Mebyon Kernow
7.9%
Green
2.9%
Channon
1.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative John Herd 325 30.3% +0.5%
Liberal Democrats Nathan Billings 311 29.0% n/a
Labour Val Dalley 220 20.5% +1.8%
UKIP Michael Pascoe 89 8.3% -23.5%
Mebyon Kernow Zoe Fox 85 7.9% -11.8%
Green Jacqueline Merrick 31 2.9% n/a
Independent Peter Channon 13 1.2% n/a
Turnout: 32.9% (+0.8%) - Majority: 14 (1.3%) - Swing: 12.0% UKIP to Con


2013 Result

UKIP
31.8%
Conservative
29.8%
Mebyon Kernow
19.7%
Labour
18.7%

Party Candidate Votes %
UKIP Harry Blakeley 340 31.8%
Conservative David Atherfold 319 29.8%
Mebyon Kernow John Gillingham 211 19.7%
Labour Trevor Chalker 200 18.7%
Turnout: 32.1% - Majority: 21 (2.0%)


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