Buckskin Ward By-Election



Results for the Buckskin Ward By-Election 
Thursday 21 December 2006

Name of Candidate

Description

Votes

DAY
Stephen Richard

Liberal Democrats

123

GLEESON
Gill

The Labour Party Candidate

210

PINTO
Matthew Joseph

Green Party

40

TAYLOR
Robert David

The Conservative Party Candidate

332

Elected (Cons gain)

Spoiled papers:

2

Electorate:

3,202

Turnout:

22.07%

Time of declaration:

11pm

Therefore, the new political make-up of the council (inc By-Election seat):

Of 60 seats:

Conservative

30

Liberal Democrat

15

Labour

11

Independent

3

Vacant

1 (following resignation of Cllr Su Peters)

Seat history: Cllr David Potter (Lab) elected in 2003 with 413 votes (165 majority). Turn out in that election was 21.79% (e-voting).

NB The new councillor elected will serve until May 2007 as the seat is up for election in the scheduled borough council elections being held on Thursday 3 May 2007