by Gareth Wilson on 29 April, 2014
Yesterday the Liberal Democrats stormed to victory in Sutton, East Cambridgeshire. Lorna Dupre gained the seat previously held by the Conservative Council Leader.
Cllr Dupre came from third place in 2011 to take 50.9% of the vote (an increase of 27%). The Conservative and Labour candidates saw large drops in their support. The Tories dropped to second with 27.2% (-19.2%), UKIP who did not stand in 2011 came third with 15.8% and Labour came in last with 6.1% (-23.6%)
Well done Lorna!
The result declared was
Sutton (East Cambs District Council) by election result:
Lib Dem 523 50.9%
Con 280 27.2%
UKIP 162 15.8%
Lab 63 6.1%
Total votes 1028 100.0%
Lib Dem gain from Con – Majority 243
33.1% turnout Spoilt papers 6Leave a comment