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Highfield, 2013

A by-election was held for the Highfield ward of Blackpool Council on 26 September 2013 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Chris Maughan.

Peter Hunter held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
36.4%
Conservative
27.2%
UKIP
22.8%
Mottershead
6.3%
Lib Dems
4.1%
Other
3.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Peter Hunter 518 36.4% -2.9%
Conservative Sue Ridyard 388 27.2% -13.0%
UKIP Stephen Flanigan 324 22.8% +22.8%
Independent Rob Mottershead 90 6.3% -9.7%
Lib Dems Bill Greene 59 4.1% -0.5%
Green Shereen Reedman 37 2.6% +2.6%
Independent Chris Maher 8 0.6% +0.6%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Conservative
40.2%
Labour
39.3%
Mottershead
16.0%
Lib Dems
4.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Lily Henderson 868 40.2%
Labour Chris Maughan 849 39.3%
Conservative Susan Fowler 777
Labour James Sorah 701
Independent Robert Mottershead 345 16.0%
Lib Dems Robert Osinski 99 4.6%


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