How much did the Tories win the Copeland by-election by?



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What was the result in the Copeland by-election on Thursday 23 February 2017?

The Conservatives won the Copeland by-election by 13,748 votes to Labour's 11,601. It's the first time since 1982 that a party in government has won a seat in a by-election from another party.

The full result was

  • Trudy Harrison (Conservative) 13,748 (44.25%)
  • Gillian Troughton (Labour) 11,601 (37.34%)
  • Rebecca Hanson (LibDem) 2,252 (7.25%)
  • Fiona Mills (UKIP) 2,025 (6.52%)
  • Michael Guest (Independent) 811 (2.61%)
  • Jack Lenox (Green) 515 (1.66%)
  • Roy Ivinson (Independent) 116 (0.37%)

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