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Harwich West, 2013

A by-election was held for the Harwich West ward of Tendring District Council on 28 March 2013 following the death of Labour Co-Op Cllr Les Double.

John Hawkins held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
34.9%
Conservative
27.2%
Community Representatives
20.2%
Lib Dems
17.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour John Hawkins 282 34.9% -5.0%
Conservative Hugh Thompson 220 27.2% -12.0%
Community Representatives Steven Henderson 163 20.2% +9.7%
Lib Dems Simon Banks 143 17.7% +17.7%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Labour
39.9%
Conservative
39.2%
Community Representatives
10.5%
Glenn
10.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Co-Op Les Double 683 39.9%
Conservative Ricky Callender 671 39.2%
Labour John Thurlow 557
Conservative Hugh Thompson 547
Community Representatives Ann Price 180 10.5%
Independent Lindsay Glenn 177 10.3%
Community Representatives Rhonda Gee 138


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


News
"Date set for by-elections"
Harwich and Manningtree Standard, 6 March
"Four-way fight for Harwich by-election seat"
Harwich and Manningtree Standard, 5 March

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