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Maidstone Central, 2012

A by-election was held for the Maidstone Central division of Kent County Council on 18 October 2012 following the death of Lib Dem Cllr Malcolm Robertson.

Robert Bird held the seat for the Lib Dems.

Result
Vote Share
Lib Dems
40.1%
Conservative
24.1%
Labour
17.4%
UKIP
9.4%
Green
7.3%
English Democrats
1.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Lib Dems Robert Bird 2,169 40.1% -5.7%
Conservative Paul Butcher 1,301 24.1% -1.6%
Labour Paul Harper 943 17.4% +11.2%
UKIP John Stanford 510 9.4% -3.7%
Green Stuart Jeffery 393 7.3% -2.0%
English Democrats Michael Walters 89 1.6% +1.6%


2009 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Lib Dems
45.8%
Conservative
25.7%
UKIP
13.1%
Green
9.3%
Labour
6.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Lib Dems Dan Daley 4,465 45.8%
Lib Dems Malcolm Robertson 3,749
Conservative Jeff Curwood 2,507 25.7%
Conservative Paul Butcher 2,479
UKIP John Stanford 1,274 13.1%
Green Stuart Jeffery 908 9.3%
Green Wendy Lewis 761
Labour Bruce Heald 603 6.2%
Labour Marianna Poliszczuk 568


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