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Branksome East, 2012

A by-election was held for the Branksome East ward of Poole Borough Council on 15 November 2012 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Stephen Rollo-Smith.

Jane Thomas held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
42.0%
Lib Dems
19.3%
Poole People
18.6%
UKIP
10.0%
Labour
7.9%
BNP
2.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Jane Thomas 553 42.0% -15.4%
Lib Dems Jenny Paton 254 19.3% -7.1%
Poole People Peter Portnoi 245 18.6% +18.6%
UKIP Diana Butler 132 10.0% -6.2%
Labour Hazel Malcolm-Walker 104 7.9% +7.9%
BNP William Kimmet 28 2.1% +2.1%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Conservative
57.4%
Lib Dems
26.4%
UKIP
16.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Stephen Rollo-Smith 1,008 57.4%
Conservative Karen Rampton 1,001
Lib Dems Peter Matthews 464 26.4%
Lib Dems Graham Mason 433
UKIP Robert Baggs 285 16.2%


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News
"Poole council still hung after Branksome East by-election"
Bournemouth Echo, 16 November
"Six candidates for Poole by-election"
Bournemouth Echo, 24 October
"Spied-on mum up for election - to council that spied on her"
Bournemouth Echo, 19 October
"Spied-on mum stands for Poole council election"
BBC News, 17 October

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