Labour wins Hart by-election in Hartlepool by just eight votes

Labour has won the Hart by-election in Hartlepool but just eight votes.

Thursday, 25th July 2019, 23:38 pm
Updated Friday, 26th July 2019, 10:51 am
Winning candidate Ann Johnson

The full results were:

Graham CRADDY (For Britain Movement) - 166

Ian GRIFFITHS (Independent Union) - 358

Winning candidate Ann Johnson

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Graham HARRISON (UKIP) - 114

Ann JOHNSON (Labour) - 366

Michael RITCHIE (Green Party) - 196

Hartlepool Borough Council chief executive Gill Alexander said there were 1,211 votes out of a possible 7,152 people eligible - a 16.93% turnout.