Crewe & Nantwich Parliamentary By-election

22 May 2008

The by-election followed the death of Gwyneth Dunwoody on 17th April 2008.


[E] Conservative gain

Edward TimpsonConservative20,53949.49%
Tamsin DunwoodyLabour12,67930.55%
Elizabeth ShentonLiberal Democrat6,04014.55%
Mike NattrassUKIP9222.22%
Robert SmithGreen3590.87%
David RobertsEnglish Democrats2750.66%
The Flying BrickOfficial Monster Raving Loony Party2360.57%
Mark WalklateIndependent2170.52%
Paul ThorogoodCut Tax on Petrol and Diesel 1180.28%
Gemma GarrettIndependent1130.27%

Total valid votes: 41,498; 67 rejected ballot papers

Electorate: 71,963; Turnout: 57.67% (valid votes as % of electorate);
Majority: 7,860 (18.94%); swing from Lab to Cons: 17.6%

General election result

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