Clean sweep for Labour in by-elections
Labour councillors have won the vote in two Lancaster City Council and one Lancashire County Council by-elections.
The results of the by-elections, held yesterday, Thursday May 5, are as follows:
Lancaster City Council Carnforth and Millhead Ward
John Bassinder, The Conservative Party Candidate, 671
Phil Dunster, Liberal Democrats, 74
Robert Wilson Gillespie, United Kingdom Independence Party, 134
John Robert Reynolds, Labour Party, 702 - ELECTED
Cait Sinclair, Green Party, 49
JOHN ROBERT REYNOLDS is duly elected for the Carnforth and Millhead Ward of Lancaster City Council.
Lancaster City Council John O’Gaunt Ward By-election results
Kieran James Cooke, The Conservative Party Candidate, 221
Bethany Frost, Liberal Democrats, 85
Niall Duncan Semple, UK Independence Party (UKIP), 112
Paul Byron Stubbins, Green Party, 650
Oscar Robert Thynne, Labour Party, 857 - ELECTED
OSCAR ROBERT TYNNE is duly elected for the John O’Gaunt Ward of Lancaster City Council.
Lancashire County Council Lancaster East Electoral Division By-Election
Lizzi Collinge, Labour Party, 1758 - ELECTED
Tim Hamilton-Cox, Green Party, 1408
Robin Eamonn Long, Liberal Democrats, 231
Steve Metcalfe, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition, 60
LIZZI COLLINGE is duly elected for the East Electoral Division of Lancashire County Council.
The results of the Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Election are expected to be announced later today.