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Norton, 2012

A by-election was held for the Norton ward of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council on 21 June 2012 following the death of Conservative Cllr Angus Adams.

Colin Elcock held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
51.2%
Labour
23.6%
Lib Dems
9.6%
UKIP
8.5%
Green
5.3%
National Front
1.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Colin Elcock 1,375 51.2% +3.1%
Labour Adnan Rashid 633 23.6% -0.9%
Lib Dems Christopher Bramall 259 9.6% +2.3%
UKIP Glen Wilson 229 8.5% -5.0%
Green Benjamin Sweeney 143 5.3% -1.3%
National Front Kevin Inman 47 1.7% +1.7%


2012 Result
Vote Share
Conservative
48.1%
Labour
24.5%
UKIP
13.5%
Lib Dems
7.3%
Green
6.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Mike Attwood 1,570 48.1%
Labour Michael Kelly 801 24.5%
UKIP Paul Barton 441 13.5%
Lib Dems Margaret Hanson 237 7.3%
Green Benjamin Sweeney 215 6.6%


News
"Tories celebrate after emphatic Norton by-election win", Stourbridge News, 22 June
"Tension mounts ahead of Norton by-election count", Stourbridge News, 21 June
"Voters go to the polls in Norton", Stourbridge News, 21 June
"National Front launches Norton campaign with a pledge to speak for all", Stourbridge News, 29 May
"CANDIDATES FOR BY-ELECTION NAMED", The Bridge Radio, 23 May
"Norton by-election date announced", Dudley News, 15 May
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