Lib Dems Make Gains from Labour in By-Elections in Chesterfield and Oadby and Wigston

September 22, 2017 4:44 PM
By Adam Wain

Congratulations to Chesterfield and Harborough Liberal Democrats on their by-election victories last night and a thank you to all those who helped with the campaigns.

The results were as follows:

Chesterfield Borough Council
Holmebrook Ward

Keith Falconer, Liberal Democrats - 510 votes ELECTED
Ron Mihaly, Labour Party - 435
Oliver Scheidt, Conservative Party - 62
Paul Stone, Chesterfield Independents - 14

Turnout: 32%

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council
Oadby Uplands Ward

GHATTORAYA, Kamal (Conservative Party) - 295 votes
KAUFMAN, Lily (Liberal Democrats) - 435 votes (ELECTED)
LUKE, Matthew William (Labour Party) - 384 votes

Turnout: 32.5%