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Liberal Democrats win three by-elections in Kingston, Wrexham and Battle

July 17, 2015 3:11 PM
In Liberal Democrat Voice
Originally published by East Midlands Liberal Democrats

Well, that was a turn up for the books.

Liberal Democrats in Kingston have stormed to victory in the Grove Ward by-election.

The Tories threw the kitchen sink at the ward, even sending Chris Grayling and Sol Campbell there along with a huge amounts of activists, but their vote was pretty embarrassing to be honest.

UKIP: 58
Greens: 88
Conservatives: 688
Labour: 223
Lib Dems: 1577

In Wales, we took a seat from Labour by some margin

Llay - Wrexham:

Conservative 64

Labour 353

Lib Dem 700

UKIP 60

Green n\a

Ind 124

Ind 41

Lib Dem Gain from Lab Swing 38% to LD from Lab.

And in Battle, Cllr Kevin Dixon regained the seat he lost in May:

Congratulations to our new councillors and well done to their fantastic campaign teams.