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Seaton, 2012

A by-election was held for the Seaton ward of Hartlepool Borough Council on 25 October 2012 following the resignation of Independent Cllr Mike Turner.

Kelly Atkinson gained the seat for Putting Hartlepool First.

Result
Vote Share
Putting Hartlepool First
38.4%
Labour
22.7%
Young
16.8%
UKIP
11.1%
Conservative
8.2%
Lib Dems
2.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Putting Hartlepool First Kelly Atkinson 441 38.4% +29.8%
Labour Ann Marshall 261 22.7% +15.2%
Independent David Young 193 16.8% +16.8%
UKIP Tom Hind 128 11.1% +4.8%
Conservative Shane Moore 94 8.2% +4.1%
Lib Dems Jim Tighe 31 2.7% +2.7%


2012 Result (3 seats)
Vote Share
Turner
30.4%
Thompson
23.0%
Hill
20.0%
Putting Hartlepool First
8.6%
Labour
7.5%
Other
10.5%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Independent Mike Turner 1,168 30.4%
Independent Paul Thompson 883 23.0%
Independent Cath Hill 769 20.0%
Putting Hartlepool First Kelly Atkinson 328 8.6%
Labour John Maxwell 287 7.5%
Labour Sandra Belcher 274
UKIP George Springer 243 6.3%
Labour Stuart Shields 237
Putting Hartlepool First Terry Allen 172
Conservative Jean McKenna 158 4.1%


News
"By-election win for Hartlepool First candidate", Northern Echo, 26 October
"Kelly Ann Atkinson wins vote", Hartlepool Mail, 26 October
"Hopefuls set to contest Seaton by-election", Hartlepool Mail, 2 October

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