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Allerton and Hunts Cross, 2012

A by-election was held for the Allerton and Hunts Cross ward of Liverpool City Council on 5 July 2012 following the resignation of Lib Dem Cllr Vera Best.

Rachael O'Byrne gained the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
57.4%
Lib Dems
22.3%
Conservative
9.5%
Liberal
6.5%
Green
3.1%
TUSC
1.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Rachael O'Byrne 1,450 57.4% -4.3%
Lib Dems Mima Juarez 564 22.3% +4.5%
Conservative Christopher Hall 240 9.5% -
Liberal Christopher Hulme 165 6.5% +1.5%
Green Margaret Williams 77 3.1% -2.8%
TUSC Lynne Wild 31 1.2% +1.2%


2012 Result
Vote Share
Labour
61.7%
Lib Dems
17.8%
Conservative
9.5%
Green
5.9%
Liberal
5.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Dan Hughes 2,465 61.7%
Lib Dems Philip Wren 711 17.8%
Conservative Lewis Wooding-Smith 379 9.5%
Green Maggi Williams 237 5.9%
Liberal Chris Hulme 201 5.0%


News
"Labour takes both seats in Liverpool by-election", Liverpool Echo, 6 July
"Labour settle Allerton and Hunts Cross by-election selection", Liverpool Daily Post, 1 June
"Lynnie Hinnigan loses her by-election selection appeal", Liverpool Daily Post, 30 May
"Labour divided over Liverpool council by-election selections", Liverpool Daily Post, 29 May
"Veteran Liverpool Lib Dem Cllr Vera Best to resign her position", Liverpool Echo, 16 April
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