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Tavistock North, June 2012

A by-election was held for the Tavistock North ward of West Devon Borough Council on 21 June 2012 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Michael Harper.

John Sheldon held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
37.2%
Keane
22.0%
Labour
20.9%
Lib Dems
19.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative John Sheldon 349 37.2% +4.3%
Independent Caroline Keane 206 22.0% +22.0%
Labour Moira Brown 196 20.9% +3.8%
Lib Dems Joyce Hillson 187 19.9% -2.9%


2011 Result (3 seats)
Vote Share
Conservative
32.9%
Independents
27.2%
Lib Dems
22.8%
Labour
17.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote Share
Conservative Susan Bailey 706 32.9%
Conservative Darren Lake 592
Conservative Michael Harper 584
Independent Roy Connelly 583 27.2%
Independent Jeffrey Boyd-Moody 576
Lib Dems Adam Bridgewater 490 22.8%
Lib Dems Ann Keelan 406
Independent Edward Sanders 369
Labour Moira Brown 367 17.1%
Lib Dems Martin Taylor 248


News
"Don’t forget to vote on Thursday 21st June", Jeffrey Moody (blog), 18 June
"Another Conservative resignation", Jeffrey Moody (blog), 6 May
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