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Pinkneys Green, 2012

A by-election was held for the Pinkneys Green ward of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead on 25 October 2012 following the death of Conservative Cllr Wilson Hendry.

Simon Werner gained the seat for the Lib Dems.

Result
Vote Share
Lib Dems
43.2%
Conservative
42.8%
UKIP
7.8%
Labour
6.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Lib Dems Simon Werner 839 43.2% +0.2%
Conservative Catherine Hollingsworth 831 42.8% -3.3%
UKIP George Chamberlaine 152 7.8% +7.8%
Labour Pat McDonald 121 6.2% -4.7%


2011 Result (3 seats)
Vote Share
Conservative
46.1%
Lib Dems
43.0%
Labour
10.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Charles Hollingsworth 1,338 46.1%
Lib Dems Kathy Newbound 1,248 43.0%
Conservative Wilson Hendry 1,239
Conservative Alex Goude 1,234
Lib Dems Simon Werner 1,043
Lib Dems Helen Craggs 999
Labour Jenny Cooper 316 10.9%
Labour Hilary Brodie 259
Labour Harminder Jandu 228


News
"Lib Dems secure narrow victory in Pinkneys Green by-election", Royal Borough Observer, 26 October
"Pinkneys Green by-election candidates announced", Maidenhead Advertiser, 1 October
"Councillor's husband praised for raising the fire alarm", Maidenhead Advertiser, 29 September
"Date set for Pinkneys Green by-election", Royal Borough Observer, 26 September

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