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Harraby, 2012

A by-election was held for the Harraby ward of Carlisle City Council on 21 June 2012 following the death of Labour Cllr Dave Weedall.

Don Forrester held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
63.1%
Conservative
17.8%
UKIP
8.9%
Lib Dems
7.0%
Green
3.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Don Forrester 637 63.1% -0.5%
Conservative Keith Meller 180 17.8% -2.0%
UKIP Eddie Haughan 90 8.9% +0.3%
Lib Dems Michael Gee 71 7.0% +3.0%
Green James Tucker 31 3.1% -0.9%


2012 Result
Vote Share
Labour
63.6%
Conservative
19.8%
UKIP
8.6%
Green
4.0%
Lib Dems
4.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Lee Sherriff 961 63.6%
Conservative Hannah Dolan 299 19.8%
UKIP Edward Haughan 130 8.6%
Green Dallas Brewis 61 4.0%
Lib Dems Michael Gee 60 4.0%


News
"LABOUR WINS CITY COUNCIL'S HARRABY BY-ELECTION", In Cumbria, 22 June
"REGISTER DEADLINE FOR HARRABY VOTERS", News and Star, 30 May
"CIVIC FUNERAL FOR CARLISLE CITY COUNCILLOR DAVE WEEDALL", Eskdale and Liddesdale Advertiser, 11 April
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