The results of the by-election held in the Tyldesley ward on Thursday 29 September2016 are as follows:

Results
Name of candidateDescription (if any)Number of votesPercentage of votes

David Collett

Labour Party

 535

 48.33%

Moira Stephenie Graham

Conservative and Unionist Party

 297

 26.83%

Paul Richard Hindley

Liberal Democrats

 37

 3.34%

Kim Sherrie Knight

UK Independence Party (UKIP)

 238

 21.50%

Results graph

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Want of an official mark -0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to -1
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified -0
  • Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty -4
  • Total - 5

Turnout

  • Electorate -4,783
  • Verified ballot papers -1,112
  • Turnout -23.25%