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Andrew Turner increases Lib Dem vote by over 16% in the Wenhaston & Westleton By Election

September 21, 2018 12:00 PM

LIB DEMS retain second place with 40% of the vote in the WENHASTON & WESTLETON BY-election

ANDREW TURNER misses out by 91

Congratulations to Andrew Turner and his team of supporters for achieving a fine result in what was a very short election campaign conveniently timed to take place during the Lib Dem Party Conference at Brighton. Andrew Turner (East Suffolk Lib Dems)

A local resident Andrew campaigned against the second homes taxation loophole and lack of affordable housing, and for a housing legacy and environmental protection for Sizewell C. Andrew, who was the runner up in last years County Council election increased the Lib Dem vote from 23.6% in 2014 to 40%. The conservative majority was 91 and the Green Party received 80 votes.

Full result of the the by-elections in Wenhaston & Westleton (Suffolk Coastal District Council)

Elections held on Thursday 20th September 2018

Wenhaston & Westleton Ward

Andrew Turner: Lib Dem 340 (40%)

Gower: Conservative 431 (50.6%)

Bennett: Green 80 (9.4%)

Turnout 2018 = 35.9 %

Andrew would like to thank everyone who supported him in his campaign.