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Frant/Withyham, 2012

A by-election was held for the Frant/Withyham ward of Wealden District Council on 14 June 2012 following the death of Conservative Cllr John Padfield.

William Rutherford held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
72.2%
Labour
17.0%
Lib Dems
10.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative William Rutherford 775 72.2% +16.9%
Labour Tony Rothstein 183 17.0% +0.5%
Lib Dems Chris Rycroft 116 10.8% +10.8%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Conservative
55.3%
Green
28.2%
Labour
16.5%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Conservative Johanna Howell 1,391 55.3%
Conservative John Padfield 1,210
Green Keith Obbard 708 28.2%
Labour Nicholas Le Provost 415 16.5%


News
"Frant-Withyham by election", Wealden Conservatives (blog), 17 May
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