Conservatives in North Warwickshire are celebrating yet another election victory. This time it was a by-election success in a key North Warwickshire Borough Council ward of Newton Regis and Warton.
In the election, Conservative candidate Marian Humphries defeated her Labour opponent by 451 votes to 413 in a two horse race. The by-election was caused when the sitting Conservative Councillor, Patrick Davey stood down to join the RAF. The win for Marian and the Conservatives was a vindication of a positive local campaign and listening to the views of voters in the ward.
Speaking about the election victory local Conservative Association chairman, Damon Brown, said,
"This was a great result. I would like to congratulate Marian on her win and thank everyone who took part in the campaign. Labour threw everything at this, including scare tactics, to try and take the seat but they failed. In contrast our campaign focused on local issues and listening to resident's concerns. I'm pleased that voters saw through Labour's fake news and hysteria to elect Marian as their new Conservative Councillor."