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Stotfold and Langford, 2012

A by-election was held for the Stotfold and Langford ward of Central Bedfordshire Council on 16 August 2012 following the death of Conservative Cllr Jonathan Clarke.

Gillian Clarke held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
55.6%
Labour
24.3%
UKIP
12.0%
Lib Dems
8.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Gillian Clarke 1,021 55.6% +17.3%
Labour Satinderjit Dhaliwal 446 24.3% +11.2%
UKIP George Konstantinidis 221 12.0% +12.0%
Lib Dems Anthony Baines 147 8.0% -5.0%


2011 Result (3 seats)
Vote Share
Conservative
38.3%
Street
19.8%
Turner
15.9%
Labour
13.1%
Lib Dems
13.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Alan Saunders 2,227 38.3%
Conservative John Saunders 2,162
Conservative Jonathan Clarke 2,063
Independent John Street 1,150 19.8%
Independent Christina Turner 926 15.9%
Labour Paul Bouch 760 13.1%
Lib Dems Brian Collier 756 13.0%
Labour George Legate 670
Labour Satinderjit Dhaliwal 652
Lib Dems Isabella Collier 504
Lib Dems Timothy Troon 404


News
"Widow retains Tory council seat in by-election", Bedfordshire on Sunday, 19 August
"New councillor for Stotfold and Langford", Biggleswade Chronicle, 17 August
"Voters await the election results with bated breath", Biggleswade Chronicle, 17 August
"Stotfold and Langford residents go to polls after councillor’s death", The Comet, 16 August
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