Question is did voters switch to Labour or did the Tories just sit at home drowning their sorrows?
Nah, they are having their Christmas party today!
“The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and intolerable.” H. L. Mencken
Andrew did imply in his Preview that both Wards were closer to Sheffield than to Rotherham, so maybe takes some time to get the ballot boxes in if they’re counting in Rotherham itself, and eight and seven candidates means a little more sorting, even on (probably) low turnouts.