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Rossett, 2012

A by-election was held for the Rossett ward of Harrogate Borough Council on 15 November 2012 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Michelle Woolley.

David Siddans gained the seat for the Lib Dems.

Result
Vote Share
Lib Dems
46.3%
Conservative
40.4%
UKIP
7.3%
Labour
6.1%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Lib Dems David Siddans 807 46.3% +22.3%
Conservative Rebecca Burnett 704 40.4% -24.2%
UKIP Salvina Bashforth 127 7.3% +7.3%
Labour Patricia Foxall 106 6.1% -5.3%


2011 Result (2 seats)
Vote Share
Conservative
64.6%
Lib Dems
24.0%
Labour
11.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative James Clark 1,762 64.6%
Conservative Michelle Woolley 1,412
Lib Dems Leslie Parkes 654 24.0%
Lib Dems James Clarke 611
Labour Alan Sweeney 310 11.4%


Forum
Visit the Forum Thread for This Election


News
"Local campaigner chosen as Rossett Conservative candidate"
Harrogate News, 6 October

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