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Blakenhall by-election, 2013

Labour hold

A by-election was held for the Blakenhall ward of Wolverhampton City Council on 2 May 2013 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Bob Jones after having been elected Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands.

Harbans Bagri held the seat for Labour.

Result

Labour
76.5%
UKIP
10.4%
Conservative
9.6%
Liberal Democrats
3.5%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Labour Harbans Bagri 1,934 76.5% -9.2%
UKIP David Mackintosh 263 10.4% n/a
Conservative Stephen Dion 242 9.6% -4.7%
Liberal Democrats Eileen Birch 89 3.5% n/a


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)

Labour
85.7%
Conservative
14.3%

Party Candidate Votes %
Labour John Rowley 2,202 85.7%
Conservative Sid Sidhu 368 14.3%


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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum



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