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Labour Wins Newington from UKIP

Karen Constantine has won back the Thanet District Council seat formerly held by UKIP. The by-election held on Thursday, January 21st saw Karen beat UKIP by 288 votes to 229.

Susan Kennedy also won a Ramsgate Town Council seat for Labour.

Congratulations to both and huge thanks to the Labour volunteers and supporters that made it possible! 

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn sent his congratulations via Twitter and called to thank the winners for making it a double Labour win in Ramsgate.

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Labour got 37.7% of the vote whilst UKIP's vote fell dramatically. A huge loss for UKIP and Farage.

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