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Horbury and South Ossett, 2013

A by-election was held for the Horbury and South Ossett ward of Wakefield Metropolitan Borough Council on 28 November 2013 following the death of Labour Cllr Brian Holmes.

Rory Bickerton held the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
40.3%
UKIP
32.5%
Conservative
19.1%
Lib Dem
8.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Rory Bickerton 1,061 40.3% -0.2%
UKIP Graham Jesty 856 32.5% +22.0%
Conservative Angela Holwell 504 19.1% -3.7%
Lib Dems Mark Goodair 212 8.1% -0.2%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Labour
40.5%
Conservative
22.8%
Jesty
17.9%
UKIP
10.5%
Lib Dems
8.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Jack Hemingway 1,660 40.5%
Conservative Richard Wakefield 934 22.8%
Independent Graham Jesty 732 17.9%
UKIP Anthony Lumb 429 10.5%
Lib Dems Mark Goodair 340 8.3%


Blog
By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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