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Trinity, 2012

A by-election was held for the Trinity ward of Burnley Borough Council on 13 September 2012 following the death of Labour Cllr Tony Lambert.

Tony Martin held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
49.3%
Lib Dems
25.6%
Conservative
9.6%
BNP
9.5%
UKIP
3.5%
National Front
2.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Tony Martin 493 49.3% -8.7%
Lib Dems Stephanie Forrest 256 25.6% -5.8%
Conservative Tom Watson 96 9.6% +9.6%
BNP Derek Dawson 95 9.5% -1.1%
UKIP Craig Ramplee 35 3.5% +3.5%
National Front Steven Smith 26 2.6% +2.6%


2012 Result
Vote Share
Labour
58.0%
Lib Dems
31.4%
BNP
10.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Tony Lambert 558 58.0%
Lib Dems Stephanie Forrest 302 31.4%
BNP John Rowe 102 10.6%


News
"‘Register for by-election’ appeal by Burnley councillors", Lancashire Telegraph, 22 August
"Date set for Burnley council by-election", Lancashire Telegraph, 9 August

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