Another By-Election win for Liberal Democrats
Following their recent success in the Amersham by-election, Chiltern Liberal Democrats are celebrating another Liberal Democrat win in Buckinghamshire. This time Ruth Juett won the Chesham by-election.
Liberal Democrat - 215
Conservative - 191
Green - 107
Labour - 89
UKIP & Independent candidates both had 52 votes
Ruth Juett said: "I've lived all over the place but I fell in love with Chesham very quickly, the people are so friendly and they really care about their community - I'm looking forward to getting cracking into some hard work. I did a lot of door knocking and met a lot of people but you never know how people are going to vote on the day so I was very nervous - it's very exciting to win and I've got a few issues I want to look at straight away."
Quote from Buckinghamshire Advertiser, full article available here