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Council by-election latest - June 15th 2018

June 15, 2018 2:00 PM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

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Elections weren't just being held for Parliament last night - there were also two Council by-elections, a delayed election in Southwark (with three seats up for grabs!) and a by-election in Doncaster.

In London Bridge & West Bermondsey, we pulled off a stunning win - winning all three seats that were up for grabs.

London Bridge result:

London Bridge & West Bermondsey (Southwark) result:

LDEM: 44.4%
LAB: 41.1%
CON: 7.3%
GRN: 7.1%

Liberal Democrat WIN (X3)

New ward.

Shares calculated w/ top vote method)

- Britain Elects (@britainelects) June 15, 2018

Those three results take our overall tally from the local elections up to 78 net gains and are a fantastic cherry on top of a great set of local election results.

Doncaster result:

Town (Doncaster) result:

LAB: 46.8% (+7.7)
YORK: 24.6% (-1.1)
GRN: 12.5% (-1.2)
CON: 11.4% (-10.2)
LDEM: 2.8% (+2.8)
IND: 1.9% (+1.9)

Labour HOLD.

Changes with May 2017.

- Britain Elects (@britainelects) June 15, 2018

Not every result can be as stunning as London Bridge, sadly, but we're so glad to see the team in Doncaster putting up a candidate and giving people the chance to vote Liberal Democrat. Every time we're on the ballot is a chance to build for the future.

But we've got to do it all again in May, so if you want to be part of making 2019 a great year for the Liberal Democrats, sign up to volunteer today: