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Camborne Treswithian by-election, 2015

Labour gain from UKIP

A by-election was held for the Camborne Treswithian division of Cornwall Council on 7 May 2015 following the resignation of UKIP Cllr Viv Lewis.

Jude Robinson gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
29.3%
Conservative
28.9%
UKIP
17.5%
Liberal Democrats
14.6%
Mebyon Kernow
9.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Jude Robinson 538 29.3% +4.1%
Conservative Dave Biggs 530 28.9% +4.1%
UKIP Peter Tisdale 321 17.5% -9.1%
Liberal Democrats Anna Pascoe 268 14.6% n/a
Mebyon Kernow Zoe Fox 180 9.8% -13.6%
Turnout: 61.2% (+32.7%) - Majority: 8 (0.4%) - Swing: 6.6% UKIP to Lab


2013 Result

UKIP
26.6%
Labour
25.2%
Conservative
24.8%
Mebyon Kernow
23.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
UKIP Viv Lewis 232 26.6%
Labour Steve Richards 220 25.2%
Conservative Jeff Collins 216 24.8%
Mebyon Kernow Mike Champion 204 23.4%
Turnout: 28.5% - Majority: 12 (1.4%)


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