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Abbeygate by-election, May 2013

Conservative hold

A by-election was held for the Abbeygate ward of St Edmundsbury Borough Council on 2 May 2013 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Richard Rout.

Charlotte Howard held the seat for the Conservatives.

A later by-election was held in this ward on 3 October 2013, covered here.

Result

Conservative
44.5%
Green
31.6%
Labour
12.2%
Liberal Democrats
11.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Conservative Charlotte Howard 562 44.5% -4.5%
Green Philippa Judd 399 31.6% +9.8%
Labour Quentin Cornish 154 12.2% -1.5%
Liberal Democrats Judith Broadway 149 11.8% -3.6%


2011 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
49.0%
Green
21.8%
Liberal Democrats
15.4%
Labour
13.7%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Paul Farmer 1,007 49.0%
Conservative Richard Rout 744
Green Philippa Judd 448 21.8%
Liberal Democrats Christopher Lale 317 15.4%
Labour Thomas Stebbing 282 13.7%
Labour Christina Ross 259


Forum

By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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