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Cleadon and East Boldon, 2013

A by-election was held for the Cleadon and East Boldon ward of South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council on 27 June 2013 following the death of UKIP Cllr David Potts, who was originally elected as a Conservative.

Margaret Meling gained the seat for Labour.

Result
Labour
38.8%
Conservative
35.2%
UKIP
26.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Margaret Meling 991 38.8% -7.2%
Conservative Fiona Milburn 899 35.2% -18.8%
UKIP Colin Campbell 666 26.1% +26.1%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Conservative
54.0%
Labour
46.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Jeff Milburn 1,692 54.0%
Labour Margaret Meling 1,443 46.0%


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog

Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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