Home - Blog
Home >> Elections >> Local By-Elections >> Hertford Castle By-Election 2013

Hertford Castle by-election, 2013

Independent gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Hertford Castle ward of East Hertfordshire District Council on 2 May 2013 following the death of Conservative Cllr Russell Radford.

Jim Thornton gained the seat as an Independent.

A later by-election for Hertford Castle was held on 9 March 2017, covered here.

Result

Thornton
55.5%
Conservative
44.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Independent Jim Thornton 961 55.5% +28.3%
Conservative Barbara Martin 769 44.5% +1.0%


2011 Result (3 seats)

Conservative
43.5%
Labour
29.3%
Thornton
27.2%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Russell Radford 1,326 43.5%
Conservative Dorothy Hone 1,244
Conservative Suzanne Rutland-Barsby 1,231
Labour Jane Page 894 29.3%
Independent Jim Thornton 830 27.2%
Labour John Page 775
Labour Bill Dromey 739


Forum

By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



Comments
comments powered by Disqus
Creative Commons License