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Houghton by-election, 2013

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Houghton ward of Sunderland City Council on 2 May 2013 following the death of Labour Cllr Kath Rolph.

Gemma Taylor held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
47.1%
Ellis
37.3%
UKIP
10.0%
Conservative
3.7%
Liberal Democrats
1.8%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Gemma Taylor 1,418 47.1% +1.3%
Independent John Ellis 1,124 37.3% n/a
UKIP Edward Coleman-Hughes 302 10.0% n/a
Conservative George Brown 111 3.7% n/a
Liberal Democrats Sue Sterling 55 1.8% -0.5%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Ellis
51.9%
Labour
45.8%
Liberal Democrats
2.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Sheila Ellis 1,697 51.9%
Labour Gemma Taylor 1,496 45.8%
Liberal Democrats Louise Smith 74 2.3%


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