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Wharfedale, 2012

A by-election was held for the Wharfedale ward of Bradford Metropolitan Borough Council on 15 November 2012 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Matt Palmer.

Jackie Whiteley held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
54.0%
Labour
19.4%
Green
12.8%
Lib Dems
8.9%
UKIP
5.0%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Jackie Whiteley 1,353 54.0% -6.8%
Labour David Green 485 19.4% +0.7%
Green Janet Souyave 320 12.8% -2.5%
Lib Dems Paul Treadwell 222 8.9% +3.7%
UKIP Samuel Fletcher 124 5.0% +5.0%


2012 Result
Vote Share
Conservative
60.8%
Labour
18.7%
Green
15.3%
Lib Dems
5.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Dale Smith 2,252 60.8%
Labour Dave Allen 694 18.7%
Green Janet Souyave 565 15.3%
Lib Dems Gillian Thorne 193 5.2%


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News
"Delight as the Tories hold Wharfe in poll"
Wharfedale Observer, 24 November
"Conservative candidate takes Wharfedale seat"
Telegraph and Argus, 16 November
"Tories hang on to stronghold Wharfe ward in by-election"
Wharfedale Observer, 16 November
"Five candidates vying for Wharfedale by-election votes"
Ilkley Gazette, 4 November
"Burley and Menston residents go to the polls"
Wharfedale Observer, 15 November
"Election special"
Wharfedale Observer, 9 November
"The Green Party has selected its candidate for the by-election for the Wharfedale ward on Bradford Council next month"
Ilkley Gazette, 27 October
"Date confirmed for Bradford Council Wharfedale ward by-election"
Bradford Telegraph and Argus, 10 October
"Wharfedale councillor hits out a Bradford Council after resignation"
Ilkley Gazette, 5 October

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