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Abbey (Leicester) by-election, 2013

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Abbey ward of Leicester City Council on 9 May 2013 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Colin Marriott.

Vijay Riyait held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
48.0%
Conservative
22.7%
McGreal
14.2%
Liberal Democrats
8.5%
TUSC
6.7%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Vijay Riyait 1,190 48.0% -3.9%
Conservative Dipak Joshi 562 22.7% +7.7%
Independent Terry McGreal 352 14.2% n/a
Liberal Democrats John Taylor 212 8.5% +0.9%
TUSC Tessa Warrington 165 6.7% n/a


2011 Result (3 seats)

Labour
51.9%
Liberal
15.7%
Conservative
15.0%
UKIP
9.9%
Liberal Democrats
7.6%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Annette Byrne 1,579 51.9%
Labour Colin Marriott 1,542
Labour Harshad Bhavsar 1,511
Liberal Margo Henry 479 15.7%
Conservative Fiona Coffee 456 15.0%
Conservative Jonathan Headington 422
Liberal John Fitch 392
Liberal Bill Matthews 353
Conservative Lakshmi-Raj Jesa 333
UKIP Paul Edwards 301 9.9%
UKIP Samantha Willbond 287
Liberal Democrats Stephanie Archer 230 7.6%
UKIP Gregory Young 207
Liberal Democrats Paul Smith 185
Liberal Democrats John Taylor 168


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