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Letchworth South East, 2012

A by-election was held for the Letchworth South East ward of North Hertfordshire District Council on 15 November 2012 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Richard Harman.

Julian Cunningham held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
51.3%
Labour
26.9%
UKIP
12.4%
Lib Dems
5.9%
Green
3.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Julian Cunningham 761 51.3% +12.2%
Labour Co-Op Martin Stears-Handscomb 399 26.9% -3.4%
UKIP John Barry 184 12.4% -2.2%
Lib Dems Margaret Higbid 88 5.9% -2.3%
Green Mario May 51 3.4% -4.3%


2012 Result
Vote Share
Conservative
39.1%
Labour
30.3%
UKIP
14.6%
Lib Dems
8.2%
Green
7.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative David Levett 627 39.1%
Labour Nicholas Kissen 487 30.3%
UKIP Philip Stevens 235 14.6%
Lib Dems John Winder 132 8.2%
Green James Drew 124 7.7%


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News
"North Herts by-elections: Conservatives hold both seats"
The Comet, 16 November
"By-elections in three Comet country wards"
The Comet, 26 October
"By-election to be held after councillor accused of rape"
The Comet, 5 October

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