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Wallsend, 2012

A by-election was held for the Wallsend ward of North Tyneside Council on 15 November 2012 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Jules Rutherford.

Michael Huscroft gained the seat for the Lib Dems.

Result
Vote Share
Lib Dems
58.2%
Labour
34.8%
Conservative
3.6%
Green
3.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Lib Dems Michael Huscroft 1,158 58.2% +10.4%
Labour Ron Bales 693 34.8% -13.2%
Conservative Barbara Bake 72 3.6% -0.6%
Green Martin Collins 66 3.3% +3.3%


2012 Result
Vote Share
Labour
48.0%
Lib Dems
47.8%
Conservative
4.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Gary Madden 1,095 48.0%
Lib Dems Michael Huscroft 1,089 47.8%
Conservative Philip Wilson 95 4.2%


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