Labour retains seat in Dormers Wells by-election

Labour retains seat in Dormers Wells by-election

November 9, 2018
Cllr Midha wins Dormers Wells by-election

Mohinder Kaur Midha has won the Dormers Wells ward by-election and will now join Tejinder Singh Dhami (Lab) and Ranjit Lal Dheer (Lab) as the elected councillors.

Cllr Midha was up for election alongside Nigel Bakhai (Lib Dem), Amandeep Singh Gill (Conservative) and Meena Hans (Green).

2,618 residents voted in the by-election, from a total electorate of 10,039, representing a turnout of 26%. See number of votes below.

Councillor Party Votes
Nigel Bakhai Liberal Democrat 188
Amandeep Singh Gill The Conservative Party 429
Meena Hans The Green Party 106
Mohinder Kaur Midha Labour Party 1868

The by-election was held after the passing of Councillor Tej Ram Bagha in September. Councillor Bagha was first elected as a councillor in 1994 and became the 50th mayor of Ealing in 2014. He lived in the borough for more than 50 years.

The Labour party has control over Ealing Council with 57 seats. While Conservative Party and Liberal Democrats have 8 and 4 respectively.

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