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Askern Spa, 2013

A by-election was held for the Askern Spa ward of Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council on 22 August 2013 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Ros Jones, who had been elected Mayor of Doncaster.

Iris Beech held the seat for Labour.

Result
Labour
54.0%
Lib Dems
12.1%
UKIP
10.7%
Conservative
10.4%
Bev
4.9%
Other
7.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Iris Beech 1,165 54.0% -16.4%
Lib Dems Adrian McLeay 261 12.1% +12.1%
UKIP Frank Calladine 231 10.7% +10.7%
Conservative Martin Greenhalgh 225 10.4% -19.2%
Independent Martyn Bev 106 4.9% +4.9%
English Democrats David Allen 98 4.5% +4.5%
TUSC Mary Jackson 72 3.3% +3.3%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Labour
70.4%
Conservative
29.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Austen White 2,269 70.4%
Conservative Martin Greenhalgh 954 29.6%


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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