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Pemberton, 2013

A by-election was held for the Pemberton ward of Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council on 4 April 2013 following the death of Labour Cllr Barbara Bourne.

Sam Murphy held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
57.4%
UKIP
23.9%
Community Action
10.7%
Conservative
4.7%
BNP
3.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Sam Murphy 1,084 57.4% -22.7%
UKIP Alan Freeman 451 23.9% +23.9%
Community Action Peter Franzen 203 10.7% -1.0%
Conservative Jonathan Cartwright 89 4.7% -3.5%
BNP Dennis Shambley 63 3.3% +3.3%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Vote Share
Labour
80.1%
Community Action
11.7%
Conservative
8.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Jeanette Prescott 1,996 80.1%
Community Action Mike Leyland 291 11.7%
Conservative Jonathan Cartwright 205 8.2%


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


News
"Tories and BNP join battle for Pemberton"
Wigan Today, 15 March

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