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Esk Valley by-election, 2013

Independent gain from Conservative

A by-election was held for the Esk Valley ward of Scarborough Borough Council on 2 May 2013 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Tim Lawn.

Mike Ward gained the seat as an Independent.

An earlier by-election was held in Esk Valley ward on 20 September 2012, covered here.

Result

Ward
66.8%
Labour
17.3%
Liberal Democrats
15.9%

Party Candidate Votes % Change
Independent Mike Ward 698 66.8% n/a
Labour Colin Barnes 178 17.3% -1.9%
Liberal Democrats Bob Jackman 164 15.9% n/a


2011 Result (2 seats)

Conservative
59.8%
Crinion
21.1%
Labour
19.2%

Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Tim Lawn 1,183 59.8%
Conservative James Preston 928
Independent Brian Crinion 417 21.1%
Labour Dalton Peake 379 19.2%


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