Labour vote increase hands seat to Tories

Lib Dem James Edwardson was defeated in Elmdon Ward with Labour splitting the opposition vote, in the May 3rd 2018 election.

James EdwardsonThe conservative candidate won just 40% of the vote in previously Lib Dem seat, vacated by Tony Ludlow who was stepping down this time.

The anti-conservative vote was split by Labour meaning the Tories gained this seat.

The results were

  • Thomas (Conservative) – 1184 votes (40.4%)
  • Edwardson (Lib Dem) – 915 votes (31.2%)
  • Brain (Labour) – 834 votes (28.4%)

The full results for all 17 wards can be found on the Council website.



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