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Menheniot by-election, 2016

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Menheniot division of Cornwall Council on 14 April 2016 following the death of Conservative Cllr Bernie Ellis.

Phil Seeva held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
40.5%
Liberal Democrats
35.9%
UKIP
13.5%
Labour
5.1%
Green
5.0%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Phil Seeva 532 40.5% +2.5%
Liberal Democrats Charles Boney 472 35.9% +11.5%
UKIP Duncan Odgers 177 13.5% -17.7%
Labour Martin Menear 67 5.1% n/a
Green Richard Sedgley 65 5.0% -1.4%
Turnout: 42.4% (-3.3%) - Majority: 60 (4.6%) - Swing: 4.5% Con to LD


2013 Result

Conservative
38.0%
UKIP
31.2%
Liberal Democrats
24.4%
Green
6.4%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Bernie Ellis 549 38.0%
UKIP David Clue 450 31.2%
Liberal Democrats Charles Boney 352 24.4%
Green Richard Sedgley 93 6.4%
Turnout: 45.7% - Majority: 99 (6.9%)


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