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St. George's, 2013

A by-election was held for the St. George's ward of Islington London Borough Council on 21 March 2013 following the resignation of Labour Co-Op Cllr Jessica Asato.

Kat Fletcher held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
71.3%
Lib Dems
15.6%
Green
8.6%
Conservative
3.7%
BNP
0.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Kat Fletcher 1,698 71.3% +38.5%
Lib Dems Julian Gregory 371 15.6% -27.9%
Green Jon Nott 206 8.6% -5.5%
Conservative Evan Williams 87 3.7% -6.0%
BNP Walter Barfoot 20 0.8% +0.8%


2010 Result (3 seats)
Vote Share
Lib Dems
43.5%
Labour Co-Op
32.8%
Green
14.1%
Conservative
9.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Lib Dems Tracy Ismail 2,571 43.5%
Lib Dems David Wilson 2,473
Labour Co-Op Jessica Asato 1,939 32.8%
Lib Dems Caspar Woolley 1,872
Labour Co-Op Gary Heather 1,817
Labour Co-Op Alex Smith 1,802
Green Susan Roebuck 836 14.1%
Green Deborah Maby 814
Green Richard Tate 664
Conservative Julian Nicholson 571 9.7%
Conservative Chris Olson 552
Conservative Caroline Schwartz 480


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


News
"Accountant standing for Tories in St George's ward by-election backs campaign to save the Whittington"
Islington Tribune, 22 February
"Former landlord and ex-mayor among candidates in Islington by-elections"
Islington Gazette, 20 February
"Ex-mayor among candidates facing voters in Junction and St George's ward by-elections sparked by Town Hall resignations"
Islington Tribune, 15 February

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