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Liversedge and Gomersal, 2013

A by-election was held for the Liversedge and Gomersal ward of Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council on 13 June 2013 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Margaret Bates.

Simon Alvy gained the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
43.4%
Conservative
39.4%
Lib Dems
17.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Simon Alvy 1,517 43.4% +5.1%
Conservative Sharon Light 1,378 39.4% -9.7%
Lib Dems Richard Farnhill 599 17.1% +13.3%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Conservative
49.1%
Labour
38.3%
Green
8.9%
Lib Dems
3.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Margaret Bates 2,021 49.1%
Labour Martin Race 1,577 38.3%
Green David Brooks 365 8.9%
Lib Dems Richard Farnhill 155 3.8%


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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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