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Melcombe Regis by-election, 2013

Labour gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Melcombe Regis ward of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council on 16 May 2013 following the death of Conservative Cllr Peter Farrell.

Stewart Pearson gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
26.5%
Conservative
24.5%
Williamson
19.4%
Liberal Democrats
16.1%
Green
13.6%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Stewart Pearson 279 26.5% +7.9%
Conservative Andrew Manvell 258 24.5% -9.0%
Independent Jim Williamson 204 19.4% n/a
Liberal Democrats Steph Taylor 170 16.1% -13.0%
Green Jon Orrell 143 13.6% -5.3%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Conservative
33.5%
Liberal Democrats
29.1%
Green
18.9%
Labour
18.6%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Peter Farrell 431 33.5%
Liberal Democrats Howard Legg 375 29.1%
Green Jon Orrell 243 18.9%
Labour Stewart Pearson 239 18.6%


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