Labour’s Lesley Wright wins Mansfield District Council by-election in Meden Vale and Church Warsop

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Labour candidate Lesley Wright triumphed in Thursday’s Mansfield District Council by-election in Meden Vale and Church Warsop.

The poll in the Netherfield ward was called following the death of Independent member Derek Evans earlier this year.

Newly-elected Coun Wright took the seat with 347 votes, with Sid Wright (UKIP) polling 225 and Karen Seymour (Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts) 29.

The turnout for the by-election was 27.23 per cent (out of an electorate of 2,235).

The results are as follows:

Karen Rachel Mary Seymour, Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts

29 votes

Sid Walker, UK Independence Party (UKIP)

225 votes

Lesley Sarah Wright, The Labour Party Candidate

347 votes (elected)