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Castle, 2012

A by-election was held for the Castle ward of Dartford Borough Council on 27 September 2012 following the death of Conservative Cllr Sheila East.

Paul Cutler held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
43.0%
Labour
25.0%
UKIP
13.5%
Residents Association
11.3%
English Democrats
7.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Paul Cutler 191 43.0% -13.4%
Labour Hayley Reece 111 25.0% +4.6%
UKIP Stephen Wilders 60 13.5% +13.5%
Residents Association Vic Openshaw 50 11.3% -2.6%
English Democrats Frances Moore 32 7.2% -2.2%


2011 Result
Vote Share
Conservative
56.4%
Labour
20.4%
Residents Association
13.9%
English Democrats
9.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Sheila East 337 56.4%
Labour Dharma Appadoo 122 20.4%
Residents Association Richard Lees 83 13.9%
English Democrats Frances Moore 56 9.4%


News
"Conservative Paul Cutler wins Castle Ward by-election after death of former Dartford Mayor Sheila East", News Shopper, 1 October

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