Cliffsend and Pegwell by-election: second place for Charlotte

Charlotte Barton with Green local councillors
Charlotte Barton with Green local councillors
Green candidate Charlotte Barton (second from right) with local councillors Mike Garner, Becky Wing and Trevor Roper

At the Cliffsend and Pegwell by-election in Feruary 2020, our Green Party candidate Charlotte Barton came second, with 28.5% of the votes - our highest ever percentage result in Thanet.

The full results were:

  1. Marc Rattigan, Conservative, 516 votes (50.9%, +14.2% on 2019)
  2. Charlotte Barton, Green Party, 290 votes (28.5%, +10.4%)
  3. David Green, Labour, 109 votes (10.7%, -4.4%)
  4. Graham Birchall, Independent, 101 votes, (9.9%, -5.8%)

Many thanks to everyone who voted for Charlotte!

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