2014 Newark by-election
The 2014 Newark by-election was to elect a new MP for the UK Parliament constituency of Newark constituency. The by-election happened on 5 June 2014. The by-election happened because the current MP, Patrick Mercer, decided he didn't want to be MP anymore. Conservative Robert Jenrick won the seat with a 7,403 than the UKIP candidate, who came in second.
Candidates[change | change source]
The applications for candidates ended at 4pm on Tuesday 13 May. 11 candidates were nominated.
Result[change | change source]
|By-Election 2014: Newark|
|Liberal Democrats||David Watts||1,004||2.6||-17.4|
|Monster Raving Loony||Nick The Flying Brick||168||0.4||New|
|Bus-Pass Elvis||David Bishop||87||0.2||New|
|Common Good||Dick Rodgers||64||0.2||New|
|Patriotic Socialist Party||Lee Woods||18||0.0||New|
References[change | change source]
- Britton, Alex (1 May 2014). "Newark by-election to take place on June 5". Nottingham Post. Archived from the original on May 2, 2014. Retrieved 1 May 2014.
- Newark and Sherwood District Council: Newark Parliamentary by-election 2014 Archived 2014-05-12 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 7 May 2014
- "Former Tory MP Mercer resigns after Commons suspension". BBC News. BBC. 29 April 2014. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
- "STATEMENT AS TO PERSONS NOMINATED AND NOTICE OF POLL" (PDF). Newark & Sherwood.
- Robert Jenrick, Candidate for Newark Archived 2014-04-29 at the Wayback Machine, Conservative Party website.
- "UKIP's Nigel Farage says he will not stand in Newark poll". BBC News. BBC. 30 April 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014.
- "Newark by-election: PM visits British Sugar". Newark Advertiser. 9 May 2014. Archived from the original on 12 May 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
- "Newark by-election candidate names confirmed". BBC News. 13 May 2014.
- "Newark By-Election results". Newark and Sherwood District Council. 5 June 2014.