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By-election result

Robert Courts (Conservative) has been elected as the new MP for the Witney constituency with a reduced majority.

Liz Leffman (Liberal Democrats), from Charlbury, was second with a greatly increased share of the vote.

Summary results are:

  • Robert Courts, Conservative: 45.1% (-15.1)
  • Liz Leffman, Liberal Democrats: 30.2% (+23.5)
  • Duncan Enright, Labour: 15.0% (-2.2)
  • Larry Sanders, Green: 3.5% (-1.5)
  • Dickie Bird, UKIP: 3.5% (-5.6)

Turnout was 47%. Full results are on the West Oxfordshire District Council website.

The next elections in the area will be for Oxfordshire County Council in May 2017.

Richard Fairhurst · Fri 21 Oct 2016, 08:50 · Link

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