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Abbeygate, October 2013

A by-election was held for the Abbeygate ward of St. Edmundsbury Borough Council on 3 October 2013 following the death of Conservative Cllr Charlotte Howard, who was elected in a previous by-election.

Joanna Rayner held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
42.8%
Green
28.1%
UKIP
10.1%
Lib Dems
9.9%
Labour
9.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Joanna Rayner 359 42.8% -6.2%
Green Mark Ereira-Guyer 236 28.1% +6.3%
UKIP Clive Reason 85 10.1% +10.1%
Lib Dems Chris Lale 83 9.9% -5.5%
Labour Quentin Cornish 76 9.1% -4.6%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Conservative
49.0%
Green
21.8%
Lib Dems
15.4%
Labour
13.7%

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


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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