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Long Compton by-election result

Released on 9 May 2005 News

Two candidates contested the seat for the Long Compton ward for Stratford-on-Avon District Council on Thursday, 5th  May.

The by-election followed the resignation in March of the previous ward member, Richard Adams (Cons).  

The result is:

Stephen Charles Gray (Conservative) - 706 votes, elected
Virginia Mason (Liberal Democrat) - 523 votes  

The electorate for the Long Compton ward was 1,697.   Turnout for the election was 73%. Turnout for the last election at Long Compton was 53%.  

The political make-up of the district council's 53 seats is now:           Conservatives - 30           Liberal Democrats  - 20           Independents - 3

Contact details

For further details contact

Mark Lepkowski, press officer on 01789 260104 or Darren Whitney, principal democratic officer on 01789 260210 e-mail:

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Elizabeth House,
Church Street,
CV37 6HX

Tel: 01789 267575

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