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Lib Dems win clean sweep of by-elections

December 1, 2017 1:22 PM
By Sal Brinton in https://www.libdems.org.uk/lib-dems-win-clean-sweep-of-by-elections
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

The sweep of four victories on 30 November means that the Liberal Democrats have gained seven council seats in November.

The Liberal Democrats won all four of the council by-elections that were held last night, gaining seats from the Conservatives, Labour and UKIP.

The sweep of victories means that the Liberal Democrats have gained seven council seats in November, significantly more than any other party.

The Liberal Democrats, under Vince Cable, are winning seats up and down the country and against all opposition.

Lib Dems Winning in by-elections November 2017

Our local campaigning is second to none, and the hard work of Lib Dem councillors and activists is being recognised in surges of support in by elections across the country.

💪 Increasing our vote

Westway (Tandridge) result:

LDEM: 53.5% (+17.5)
CON: 26.5% (-2.5)
LAB: 13.1% (-2.8)
UKIP: 6.9% (-12.2)

Liberal Democrat HOLD.

- Britain Elects (@britainelects) November 30, 2017

💪 Gaining from Labour

Bridgemary North (Gosport) result:

LDEM: 57.9% (+57.9)
LAB: 22.9% (-49.0)
CON: 19.2% (-8.9)

Liberal Democrat GAIN from Labour.

- Britain Elects (@britainelects) November 30, 2017

💪 Gaining from the Conservatives

North (Maidstone) result:

LDEM: 51.4% (+20.0)
CON: 26.0% (-6.0)
LAB: 19.3% (+8.0)
GRN: 3.4% (-2.1)

Liberal Democrat GAIN from Conservative.

No UKIP (-19.9) as prev.

- Britain Elects (@britainelects) December 1, 2017

💪 Gaining from UKIP

Torrington (Torridge) result:

LDEM: 60.2% (+60.2)
IND: 15.5% (+15.5)
CON: 13.6% (-6.0)
GRN: 6.5% (-15.9)
UKIP: 4.2% (-16.8)

Liberal Democrat GAIN from UKIP.

No (other) Ind (-24.6) and Lab (-12.4) as prev.

- Britain Elects (@britainelects) December 1, 2017

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