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Torrington, 2013

A by-election was held for the Torrington ward of Torridge District Council on 5 September 2013 following the resignation of Lib Dem Cllr Geoff Lee.

Cathrine Simmons gained the seat for the Greens.

Result
Vote Share
Green
35.3%
UKIP
21.9%
Cox
19.3%
Freeland
12.8%
Conservative
10.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Green Cathrine Simmons 292 35.3% +35.3%
UKIP Robin Julian 181 21.9% +15.5%
Independent David Cox 160 19.3% +4.5%
Independent Adrian Freeland 106 12.8% +12.8%
Conservative Phil Pester 88 10.6% -14.4%


2011 Result (3 seats)
Conservative
25.0%
Brown
24.4%
Lib Dems
19.8%
Cox
14.8%
Labour
9.6%
UKIP
6.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Andrew Boyd 809 25.0%
Independent Margaret Brown 792 24.4%
Lib Dems Geoffrey Lee 641 19.8%
Independent David Cox 480 14.8%
Labour Heathcliffe Pettifer 312 9.6%
Lib Dems Robert Jollands 209
UKIP Shirley Griffin 208 6.4%


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