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East Brighton, 2012

A by-election was held for the East Brighton ward of Brighton and Hove Council on 18 October 2012 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Craig Turton.

Chaun Wilson held the seat for Labour.

A later by-election for East Brighton was held on 4 August 2016, covered here.


Result
Vote Share
Labour
56.1%
Conservative
18.7%
Green
16.0%
UKIP
5.2%
Lib Dems
2.1%
TUSC
1.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Chaun Wilson 1,596 56.1% +9.5%
Conservative Joe Miller 531 18.7% -2.6%
Green Carlie Goldsmith 456 16.0% -5.6%
UKIP Sabiha Choudhury 148 5.2% +5.2%
Lib Dems Dominic Sokalski 59 2.1% -5.2%
TUSC Jon Redford 55 1.9% -1.3%


2011 Result (3 seats)
Vote Share
Labour
46.6%
Green
21.6%
Conservative
21.3%
Lib Dems
7.3%
TUSC
3.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Gill Mitchell 2,059 46.6%
Labour Warren Morgan 1,862
Labour Craig Turton 1,616
Green Alison Ghanimi 955 21.6%
Conservative Peter Booth 940 21.3%
Conservative Chris Sandland 826
Green Lianna Etkind 815
Conservative Kelvin Poplett 803
Green Pip Tindall 627
Lib Dems Paul Chandler 323 7.3%
Lib Dems Bruce Neave 218
TUSC Bill North 142 3.2%


News
"Labour win East Brighton by-election", The Argus, 18 October
"Labour hold East Brighton in by-election", Brighton and Hove News, 18 October
"Brighton debating group's Green "slap down"", The Argus, 10 October
"Candidates announced for East Brighton by-election", The Argus, 21 September
"Lib Dems pick first-year student for Brighton by-election", Brighton and Hove News, 21 September
"Greens choose Brighton by-election candidate", Brighton and Hove News, 20 September
"Teenage student to stand for Tories in Brighton by-election ", Brighton and Hove News, 12 September
"Brighton and Hove councillor resigns", The Argus, 7 September

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