Double win from Labour

Congratulations to both Chesterfield and Harborough Liberal Democrats on their council by-election victories last night – two Lib Dem gains from Labour.

The results were as follows:

Chesterfield Borough Council
Holmebrook Ward

Keith Falconer, Liberal Democrats – 510 votes ELECTED
Ron Mihaly, Labour Party – 435
Oliver Scheidt, Conservative Party – 62
Paul Stone, Chesterfield Independents – 14

Turnout: 32%

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council
Oadby Uplands Ward

GHATTORAYA, Kamal (Conservative Party) – 295 votes
KAUFMAN, Lily (Liberal Democrats) – 435 votes (ELECTED)
LUKE, Matthew William (Labour Party) – 384 votes

Turnout: 32.5%