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Walkergate, 2013

A by-election was held for the Walkergate ward of Newcastle City Council on 6 June 2013 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Tania Armstrong.

Stephen Wood held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
44.0%
UKIP
27.2%
Lib Dems
18.8%
Hicks
2.6%
Newcastle First
2.5%
Other
4.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Stephen Wood 1,080 44.0% -24.0%
UKIP Lorraine Smith 668 27.2% +27.2%
Lib Dems Kevin Brown 460 18.8% -4.2%
Independent Davy Hicks 64 2.6% +2.6%
Newcastle First Olga Shorton 61 2.5% +2.5%
Conservative Marian McWilliams 54 2.2% -3.1%
Green Martin Collins 30 1.2% +1.2%
TUSC Bobbie Cranney 24 1.0% +1.0%
Independent Reg Sibley 12 0.5% +0.5%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Labour
68.0%
Lib Dems
23.0%
Conservative
5.3%
Communist (CPGB)
3.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Tania Armstrong 1,912 68.0%
Lib Dems David Besag 646 23.0%
Conservative Marian McWilliams 149 5.3%
Communist (CPGB) Martin Levy 102 3.6%


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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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