Friday, 3 July 2009

Nonsuch By-Election Result: Liberal Democrat victory

Liberal Democrat candidate Gerry Jerome has been elected Councillor for Nonsuch Ward in yesterdays by-election, increasing the party's majority on Sutton Council.

Mr Gerome secured a majority of 336 votes to take the seat from the Conservative Party, whilst British National Party candidate Peter North received more than double the votes of the Labour Party candidate.

Nonsuch ByElection Result:

Gerry Jerome, Liberal Democrats: 1,665 votes (50% share)
Georg Braun, Conservative Party: 1,329 votes (40% share)
Peter North, British National Party: 211 votes (6% share)
Marcus Papadopoulos, Labour Party: 88 votes (3% share)

3298 ballots issued (41% turnout)