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Lincoln East, 2012

A by-election was held for the Lincoln East division of Lincolnshire County Council on 2 August 2012 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Sara Cliff.

Robin Renshaw gained the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
48.8%
Conservative
27.2%
Lib Dems
8.2%
UKIP
6.8%
TUSC
6.8%
English Democrats
2.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Robin Renshaw 563 48.8% +14.5%
Conservative Simon Parr 314 27.2% -11.8%
Lib Dems John Bishop 95 8.2% -18.5%
UKIP Pat Nurse 79 6.8% +6.8%
TUSC Nick Parker 79 6.8% +6.8%
English Democrats Elliot Fountain 24 2.1% +2.1%


2009 Result
Vote Share
Conservative
39.0%
Labour
34.3%
Lib Dems
26.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Sara Cliff 713 39.0%
Labour Robin Renshaw 627 34.3%
Lib Dems Ryan Cullen 487 26.7%


News
"Labour wins back seat in Lincoln East by election amid poor turnout", The Lincolnite, 2 August
"August 2 Lincoln East by-election: The candidates and everything you need to know", The Lincolnite, 1 August
"Lincoln East by-election: The battle in the wake of allowances controversy...", Lincolnshire Echo, 30 July
"Poll looms as Lincolnshire councillor Sara Cliff gives up seat after cash row", Lincolnshire Echo, 21 June
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