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Melton Egerton, 2012

A by-election was held for the Melton Egerton ward of Melton Borough Council on 15 November 2012 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Steve Dungworth.

Mark Twittey gained the seat as an Independent.

A later by-election for Melton Egerton was held on 5 May 2016, covered here.

Result
Vote Share
Twittey
43.8%
Labour
40.2%
Conservative
15.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Independent Mark Twittey 253 43.8% +43.8%
Labour Mike Brown 232 40.2% -0.3%
Conservative Paul Phizacklea 92 15.9% -17.4%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Labour
40.5%
Conservative
33.3%
Knapp
26.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Laura Horton 408 40.5%
Labour Steve Dungworth 392
Conservative Mark Sheldon 335 33.3%
Independent Beverley Knapp 264 26.2%


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News
"Independent wins council by-election"
Melton Times, 19 November
"BREAKING NEWS: Independent wins Egerton Ward by-election"
Melton Times, 16 November
"Who will you vote for in Egerton by-election?"
Melton Times, 7 November
"Three contest council election"
Leicester Mercury, 29 October
"By-election after Egerton ward councillor steps down"
Melton Times, 17 October

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