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!
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn sent his congratulations via Twitter and called to thank the winners for making it a double Labour win in Ramsgate.
Labour got 37.7% of the vote whilst UKIP’s vote fell dramatically. A huge loss for UKIP and Farage.