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Failsworth West, 2012

A by-election was held for the Failsworth West ward of Oldham Council on 15 November 2012 following the death of Labour Cllr Glenys Butterworth.

Elaine Garry held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
54.1%
UKIP
31.8%
Conservative
7.9%
Green
4.4%
Lib Dems
1.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Elaine Garry 832 54.1% -6.8%
UKIP Warren Bates 489 31.8% -1.5%
Conservative Lewis Quigg 122 7.9% +7.9%
Green Jean Betteridge 68 4.4% +4.4%
Lib Dems Martin Dinoff 26 1.7% -4.2%


2012 Result
Vote Share
Labour
60.9%
UKIP
33.3%
Lib Dems
5.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Sean Fielding 1,323 60.9%
UKIP Warren Bates 723 33.3%
Lib Dems Ron Wise 128 5.9%


Forum
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News
"Councillor death on Oldham instigates a By-Election in Failsworth"
Manchester Gazette, 30 September

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