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Braintree East, 2013

A by-election was held for the Braintree East ward of Braintree District Council on 25 July 2013 following the death of Labour Cllr Eric Lynch, who was elected in a 2012 by-election.

Celia Burne held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
46.6%
Conservative
27.0%
UKIP
19.6%
Green
6.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Celia Burne 461 46.6% +4.7%
Conservative Jennifer Smith 267 27.0% -14.7%
UKIP Philip Palij 194 19.6% +19.6%
Green John Malam 67 6.8% -9.5%


2011 Result (3 seats)
Labour
41.9%
Conservative
41.7%
Green
16.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Elwyn Bishop 762 41.9%
Conservative David Messer 759 41.7%
Labour Collette Gibson 756
Labour Eric Lynch 710
Conservative Luke Harrington 691
Conservative Rikki Williams 668
Green Wendy Partridge 297 16.3%


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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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