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By-elections since the 2017 General Election

Published Friday, June 15, 2018

This Commons Library Briefing Paper sets out results of the by-elections held since the 2017 election. There have been two by-elections so far in this Parliament, the last was held in Lewisham East on 14 June 2018. Full details are presented in the associated PDF but an overview of the recent by-election results are shown below.

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Lewisham East - 14 June 2018

  • Janet Daby (Labour) - 11,033 (50.2%)
  • Lucy Salek (Liberal Democrats) - 5,404 (24.6%)
  • Ross Archer (Conservative) - 3,161 (14.4%)
  • Others (11 other candidates) - 2,381 (10.8%)

Majority of winning candidate - 5,629 (25.6%)

West Tyrone - 3 May 2018

  • Órfhlaith Begley (Sinn Féin) - 16,346 (46.7%)
  • Thomas Buchanan (DUP) - 8,390 (24.0%)
  • Daniel McCrossan (SDLP) - 6,254 (17.9%)
  • Chris Smyth (UUP) - 2,909 (8.3%)
  • Stephen Donnelly (Alliance) - 1,130 (3.2%)

Majority of winning candidate - 7,956 (22.7%)

 

Commons Briefing papers CBP-8280

Author: Christopher Watson

Topics: By-elections, Election results : UK, House of Commons, Political parties

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