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Howick and Priory by-election, 2013

Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Howick and Priory ward of South Ribble Borough Council on 2 May 2013 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Mary Robinson.

David Howarth gained the seat for the Liberal Democrats.

Result

Liberal Democrats
39.0%
Conservative
32.4%
Labour
15.4%
UKIP
13.2%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Liberal Democrats David Howarth 469 39.0% +7.2%
Conservative Angela Turner 390 32.4% -12.8%
Labour Robert Taylor 185 15.4% -7.6%
UKIP David Duxbury 159 13.2% n/a


2011 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
45.2%
Liberal Democrats
31.8%
Labour
23.0%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Mary Robinson 727 45.2%
Conservative Stephen Robinson 675
Liberal Democrats Leonard Read 512 31.8%
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Crewe 408
Labour Robert Taylor 371 23.0%


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