Alberto Costa Re-Elected with Increased Majority

Alberto Costa Re-Elected as MP for South Leicestershire.

Alberto Costa has been re-elected as South Leicestershire's MP with an increased majority.

The numbers are below.

Alberto said: “I am over the moon to win, and especially with such a large majority. It is an honour and a privilege to be a member of parliament.

“I will continue to do my best for the people of South Leicestershire.”

He went on to praise the team which helped him to victory once again, and said that Brexit was high on his priority list.

He added: “I’ve got an excellent team here in South Leicestershire. In fact, the whole of the Conservative party has been working really hard.

“Brexit just needs to be done now, we need to leave the EU in a smooth and orderly manner.

“We just need to pass the bill in the House of Commons, and then we can leave at the end of January, and all calm down.”

 

Conservative - Alberto Costa  36,791  64.0%
Labour           - Tristan Koriya 12,787  22.3%
Liberal Dem   - Phil Knowles    5,452    9.5%
Green            - Nick Cox          2,439    2.3%
 

Majority 24,004

Turnout 71.4%

On the same day there was a County Council by Election for the Cosby and Countesthorpe Ward

This was won by Conservative Candidate Les Phillimore, with the following votes -

Conservative - Les Phillimore                 4535 - Elected
Labour           - Sandra Parkinson          1290
Liberal Dem   - Royston Bayliss             1139
Green            - Christiane Startin-Lorent  543
 

Congratulations Les.

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