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Crook, 2013

A by-election was held for the Crook ward of Durham Council on 7 November 2013 following the death of Labour Cllr Geoff Mowbray.

Andrea Patterson held the seat for Labour.

A later by-election for Crook ward was held on 18 September 2014, covered here.

Result
Labour
40.4%
Hirst
27.0%
Wear Valley Ind
19.6%
Lib Dems
7.9%
Conservative
2.9%
Green
2.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Andrea Patterson 741 40.4% +20.2%
Independent Ian Hirst 496 27.0% +9.3%
Wear Valley Independents John Bailey 360 19.6% +3.9%
Lib Dems David English 145 7.9% +3.4%
Conservative Beaty Bainbridge 54 2.9% +2.9%
Green Joanne Yelland 40 2.2% -1.3%


2013 Result (3 seats)
Murphy
21.7%
Labour
20.2%
Hirst
17.7%
Winter
16.7%
Wear Valley Ind
15.7%
Other
8.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Independent Edward Murphy 771 21.7%
Labour Edward Tomlinson 719 20.2%
Labour Geoffrey Mowbray 691
Labour Lindsay Wright 642
Independent Ian Hirst 630 17.7%
Independent John Winter 594 16.7%
Wear Valley Independents John Bailey 559 15.7%
Wear Valley Independents Patricia Jopling 476
Wear Valley Independents Marc Cowen 450
Lib Dems David English 161 4.5%
Lib Dems David Halliday 144
Lib Dems Kenneth Godard 124
Green Joanne Yelland 123 3.5%
Green Katherine Machen 89
Green Gerald Alken 88


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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