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Gainsborough East, 2013

A by-election was held for the Gainsborough East ward of West Lindsey District Council on 14 February 2013 following the death of Lib Dems Cllr Mel Starkey.

Mark Binns held the seat for the Lib Dems.

Result
Vote Share
Lib Dems
28.6%
Labour
25.3%
UKIP
24.2%
Conservative
21.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Lib Dems Mark Binns 169 28.6% -15.7%
Labour Mick Devine 149 25.3% -6.3%
UKIP Howard Thompson 143 24.2% +24.2%
Conservative Richard Butroid 129 21.9% -2.2%


2011 Result (3 seats)
Vote Share
Lib Dems
44.3%
Labour
31.6%
Conservative
24.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Lib Dems Mel Starkey 591 44.3%
Lib Dems Mick Tinker 583
Labour Richy Doran 422 31.6%
Lib Dems Kristan Smith 358
Conservative Dorothy Dawson 322 24.1%
Conservative Alex Bridgwood 227
Conservative Sebastian Stenson 196


Forum
Visit the Forum Thread for This Election


News
"WLDC Gainsborough East Ward candidates revealed"
Gainsborough Standard, 23 January

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