The results of the by-election held in the Bloomfield ward on Thursday 3 March 2016 are as follows 

Bloomfield ward results
Name of candidate Description if any  Number of votesPercentage of votes 
Phill Armstrong  The Green Party 32 4.10
Neil Anthony Close  Liberal Democrats 31 3.97
Jim Hobson Labour Party 450 57.62
Tony Jones The Conservative Party Candidate 150 19.21
Spencer David Shackleton  UK Independence Party (UKIP) 118 15.11

Bloomfield ward 2016 by electionresults graph

Bloomfield Ward by-election results

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 3
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 1
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 2
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 6

Turnout

  • Electorate - 4,177
  • Verified ballot papers - 782
  • Turnout - 18.72%