Labour wins local by-election

Published On September 10, 2016 » 421 Views»

John Coxhead (Labour) voted in as ward councillor for Yeoman Hill

John Coxhead (Labour) has been elected to the Yeoman Hill ward following a by-election in Mansfield District.

The by-election was called following the death of Councillor Lee Probert earlier this year.

Voters in the Yeoman Hill ward took to the polls today (8 September 2016) to choose their ward councillor. The turnout for the By-election was 23.5% (out of an electorate of 2,592). The results were as follows:
Coxhead, John Edward
Labour Party
278 votes (elected)

Hamilton, David
UKIP
105 votes

Redfern, Daniel Leslie
Conservative
41 votes

Shields, Philip
Independent
36 votes

Williams, Neil Albert
Mansfield Independent Forum
148 votes

1 ballot paper was rejected.

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