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Risbygate, 2012

A by-election was held for the Risbygate ward of St. Edmundsbury Borough Council on 15 November 2012 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Joshua Hordern.

Julia Wakelam gained the seat for the Greens.

Result
Vote Share
Green
51.8%
Conservative
31.4%
Labour
16.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Green Julia Wakelam 394 51.8% +30.1%
Conservative Susan Glossop 239 31.4% +6.4%
Labour Cliff Hind 128 16.8% +4.0%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Nettleton
40.5%
Conservative
25.0%
Green
21.7%
Labour
12.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Independent David Nettleton 840 40.5%
Conservative Joshua Hordern 520 25.0%
Green Karen Richardson 450 21.8%
Labour Neil Moffat 266 12.8%
Labour Ross Taylor 198


Forum
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News
"Green Party wins borough council by-election"
Bury Free Press, 16 November

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