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Silsoe and Shillington, 2012

A by-election was held for the Silsoe and Shillington ward of Central Bedfordshire Council on 15 November 2012 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Iain MacKilligan.

Alison Graham gained the seat as an Independent.

Result
Vote Share
Graham
55.0%
Conservative
24.6%
UKIP
7.6%
Lib Dems
6.9%
Green
5.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Independent Alison Graham 527 55.0% +55.0%
Conservative Martin Hawkins 236 24.6% -21.6%
UKIP Steven Wildman 73 7.6% +7.6%
Lib Dems Janet Nunn 66 6.9% -34.0%
Green Gareth Ellis 56 5.8% -0.7%


2011 Result
Vote Share
Conservative
46.2%
Lib Dems
40.9%
Green
6.5%
Labour
6.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Ian MacKilligan 733 46.2%
Lib Dems Alison Graham 649 40.9%
Green Christopher Puleston 103 6.5%
Labour Carolyn Devereux 101 6.4%


Forum
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News
"Independent candidate wins seat in Shillington and Silsoe by-election"
The Comet, 16 November
"By-elections in three Comet country wards"
The Comet, 26 October
"By-elections scheduled for two council vacancies"
Biggleswade Today, 6 October

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