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Golcar, 2013

A by-election was held for the Golcar ward of Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council on 21 November 2013 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Paul Salveson.

Christine Iredale gained the seat for the Lib Dems.

Result
Vote Share
Lib Dems
47.6%
Labour
27.0%
UKIP
13.5%
Green
6.3%
Conservative
5.7%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Lib Dems Christine Iredale 1,591 47.6% +11.2%
Labour Stephan Jungnitz 901 27.0% -12.7%
UKIP Gregory Broome 450 13.5% +13.5%
Green Daniel Greenwood 210 6.3% -5.0%
Conservative Clinton Simpson 189 5.7% -6.9%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Labour
39.7%
Lib Dems
36.4%
Conservative
12.6%
Green
11.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Paul Salveson 1,729 39.7%
Lib Dems Christine Iredale 1,584 36.4%
Conservative Clinton Simpson 548 12.6%
Green Daniel Greenwood 490 11.3%


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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