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Mevagissey by-election, 2014

Conservative gain from Labour

A by-election was held for the Mevagissey division of Cornwall Council on 6 November 2014 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Michael Bunney in order to start a new teaching job with the council.

James Mustoe gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result

Conservative
32.2%
UKIP
26.0%
Labour
18.9%
Liberal Democrats
18.2%
Green
4.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative James Mustoe 348 32.2% +8.2%
UKIP Michael Williams 281 26.0% -1.6%
Labour Charmain Nicholas 204 18.9% -10.8%
Liberal Democrats Christopher Maynard 197 18.2% +4.2%
Green Katherine Moseley 50 4.6% -0.1%
Turnout: 32.5% (-8.5%) - Majority: 67 (6.2%) - Swing: 4.9% UKIP to Con


2013 Result

Labour
29.7%
UKIP
27.6%
Conservative
24.0%
Liberal Democrats
14.0%
Green
4.7%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Michael Bunney 391 29.7%
UKIP Michael Williams 363 27.6%
Conservative James Mustoe 316 24.0%
Liberal Democrats Ella Westland 184 14.0%
Green Katherine Moseley 62 4.7%
Turnout: 41.0% - Majority: 28 (2.1%)


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