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Taunton Halcon, October 2013

A by-election was held for the Taunton Halcon ward of Taunton Deane District Council on 3 October 2013 following the resignation of Lib Dem Cllr Steve Brooks.

Federica Smith held the seat for the Lib Dems.

An earlier by-election was held in Taunton Halcon ward on 2 May 2013, covered here.

Result
Vote Share
Lib Dems
36.9%
UKIP
22.5%
Conservative
21.6%
Labour
19.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Lib Dems Federica Smith 282 36.9% -6.8%
UKIP Dorothy Baker 172 22.5% +22.5%
Conservative Marcus Palmer 165 21.6% -8.3%
Labour Anna Lynch 146 19.1% -7.3%


2011 Result (3 seats)
Lib Dems
43.7%
Conservative
29.9%
Labour
26.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Lib Dems Steve Brooks 694 43.7%
Lib Dems Melvyn Mullins 539
Lib Dems Tim Slattery 529
Conservative Gerry Guerrier 475 29.9%
Labour Emma Dunn 420 26.4%


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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