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Liberal Democrats win Fishbourne by-election

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The Liberal Democrat candidate, Adrian Moss, won the by-election for the Fishbourne Ward on 22 February 2018.

Adrian will represent the Fishbourne Ward on Chichester District Council until May 2019, when the next District Council elections will take place.

The total number of votes for each candidate was as follows:

  • Adrian Moss (Liberal Democrats) 459 votes.
  • Libby Alexander (Conservative) 293 votes.
  • Kevin Hughes (Labour) 88 votes

The make-up of Chichester District Council is 40 Conservatives, four Liberal Democrats, three Independents, and one vacancy.

The by-election took place following the resignation of Sandra Westacott. The percentage turn-out for the election was 42.2%.