The Conservative Party won the St Mary's Ward by-election in Andover, taking a seat off the Liberal Democrats.
"Jan Budzynski and the North West Hampshire Conservatives fought a hard campaign, with literature and door-to-door canvassing. Congratulations to Jan, who will be a first class councillor."
The Conservative Party increased its share of the vote by 10%, taking roughly 5% from each of the other two parties.
J. Budzynski (Conservative) 534 (44.5%) (Last time 34.7%)
L Gates (Liberal Democrat) 485 (40.4%) (Last time 44.8%)
P. Goddard (Labour) 182 (15.1%) (Last time 20.5%)
Conservative Majority 49
Previous result in the 2003 all-out elections:-
BAILEY Rodney James
GODDARD Paul Simon
HODGSON Barry Edward
LEVITT Barbara Edith
MacDONALD Donald Alexander
SCARROTT Peter John
WHITEHOUSE Kenneth William
WILSON Martyn Richard
WOOD Peter Leslie William
LibDem majority (lowest LD to highest C) 37
LibDem majority (average LD to average C) 100