Three by-elections, two Liberal Democrat candidates

Three council by-elections this week, three Conservative defences but, alas, only two Liberal Democrat candidates.

Ansdell, Fylde

No Liberal Democrat candidate here, continuing the recent pattern of no-shows in this part of England:

Snettisham, King’s Lynn and West Norfolk

Erika Coward was the Liberal Democrat candidate in a ward the party last contested in 2004. She even scored a (rather distant!) second place:


Orton Longueville, Peterborough

A town with a growing Liberal Democrat council group and a Labour MP facing legal action.

Daniel Gibbs was the Liberal Democrat candidate and good to see he moved up above the Greens:

Do you find these posts and my other content useful? If so you can make a small donation to help cover the costs of running this site and associated email lists via PayPal here. Thank you! (Other payment options here.)

These by-election results round-ups cover principal authority by-elections. See my post The danger in celebrating parish and town council wins for your own party for the reasons to avoid straying too often into covering town, parish or community council by-elections.

Get by-election results by email

If you sign up for my daily email with the latest pieces from this site, you’ll also get included as a little bonus the full set of council by-election results each week:

    If you submit this form, your data will be used in line with the privacy policy here to update you on the topic(s) selected. This may including using this data to contact you via a variety of digital channels.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

There is one comment

Share your views

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

All comments and data you submit with them will be handled in line with the privacy and moderation policies.