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Prescot East, 2013

A by-election was held for the Prescot East ward of Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council on 4 April 2013 following the death of Labour Cllr Derek McEgan.

Steff O'Keeffe held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
57.9%
Lib Dems
36.9%
Conservative
5.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Steff O'Keeffe 515 57.9% -5.8%
Lib Dems Carl Cashman 328 36.9% +3.9%
Conservative Adam Butler 47 5.3% +2.0%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Vote Share
Labour
63.7%
Lib Dems
33.0%
Conservative
3.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Derek McEgan 976 63.7%
Lib Dems Carl Cashman 505 33.0%
Conservative Gary Robertson 51 3.3%


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


News
"By-elections to be held in three Knowsley council wards"
Liverpool Echo, 1 March
"Liverpool university student selected to stand for Lib Dems in Prescot by-election"
Liverpool Echo, 25 February

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