Figge’s Marsh by-election results

Mike Brunt from Labour has been elected Figge’s Marsh new ward councillor with 74% of the vote.

Councillor Mike Brunt

Councillor Mike Brunt

A by-election was called in Figge’s Marsh ward at the end of March following the resignation of former councillor, Peter Walker.

Mike Brunt was Dundonald ward councillor from 1990-2002 and leader of the council from 1997-1999.

The breakdown of votes are as follows:

  • Labour Party: Mike Brunt: (2824 votes)
  • Conservative Party: Hamna Qureshi: (443 votes)
  • UK Independence Party (UKIP): Andrew Thomas Mills:(254 votes)
  • Green Party: Penelope Jane Homer: (184 votes)
  • Liberal Democrats: Rachel Ann Waitt: (136 votes)

The full results can be found on the council website.