Witney

Witney is a constituency in Oxfordshire, in the South East of England. The seat has been held by Robert Courts (Conservative) since October 2016.

20-Oct-2016 By-election

The 20-Oct-2016 By-election was held on 20 October 2016. A total of 14 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
5,702
Electorate
82,277
Turnout
46.7%

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Robert Courts
Conservative
17,313 45.0% 45.0%
Elizabeth Leffman
Liberal Democrat
11,611 30.2% 30.2%
Duncan Enright
Labour
5,765 15.0% 15.0%
Larry Sanders
Green Party
1,363 3.5% 3.5%
Dickie Bird
UK Independence Party
1,354 3.5% 3.5%
Helen Salisbury
Other
433 1.1% 1.1%
Daniel Skidmore
Independent
151 0.4% 0.4%
Alasdair De Voil
Official Monster Raving Loony Party
129 0.3% 0.3%
Nicholas Ward
Independent
93 0.2% 0.2%
David Bishop
Other
61 0.2% 0.2%
Lord Toby Jug
Other
59 0.2% 0.2%
Winston McKenzie
Eng Dem
52 0.1% 0.1%
Emilia Rose
One Love Party
44 0.1% 0.1%
Adam Knight
Independent
27 0.1% 0.1%