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Shepton West by-election, 2013

Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

A by-election was held for the Shepton West ward of Mendip District Council on 2 May 2013 following the resignation of Liberal Democrats Cllr Sue Cook.

Chris Inchley gained the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
34.7%
Conservative
30.2%
Liberal Democrats
26.6%
Green
8.4%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Chris Inchley 437 34.7% +10.3%
Conservative Simon Davies 380 30.2% +0.9%
Liberal Democrats Richard Champion 335 26.6% +1.1%
Green Chris Briton 106 8.4% n/a


2011 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
29.3%
Liberal Democrats
25.5%
Labour
24.4%
Curtis
20.8%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative John Parham 565 29.3%
Liberal Democrats Sue Cook 491 25.5%
Liberal Democrats Garfield Kennedy 479
Labour Chris Inchley 471 24.4%
Conservative Derek Marvin 469
Independent Jeff Curtis 400 20.8%
Labour John Gilham 379


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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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