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Newby, 2013

A by-election was held for the Newby ward of Scarborough Borough Council on 22 August 2013 following the resignation of Independent Cllr Mick Cooper.

Sue Backhouse gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Conservative
35.2%
UKIP
26.4%
Labour
18.2%
Purchon
13.2%
Green
7.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Sue Backhouse 380 35.2% +18.1%
UKIP Andy Smith 285 26.4% +26.4%
Labour Carl Maw 197 18.2% +5.9%
Independent Bonnie Purchon 143 13.2% +13.2%
Green Helen Kindness 76 7.0% -0.8%


2011 Result (3 seats)
Cooper
20.0%
Watson
20.0%
Conservative
17.1%
Ridley
16.1%
Labour
12.3%
Other
14.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Independent Mick Cooper 842 20.0%
Independent Brian Watson 841 20.0%
Conservative Andrew Jenkinson 720 17.1%
Conservative Hazel Lynskey 696
Independent Cecil Ridley 676 16.1%
Conservative Susan Backhouse 638
Labour Paul McLean 516 12.3%
Green Amanda Nunns 328 7.8%
Lib Dems Liz Black 288 6.8%


Forum
By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum


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