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Chelmsford North, 2012

A by-election was held for the Chelmsford North divison of Essex County Council on 28 June 2012 following the death of Lib Dem Cllr Thomas Smith-Hughes.

Stephen Robinson held the seat for the Lib Dems.

Result
Vote Share
Lib Dems
42.4%
Conservative
24.6%
Labour
15.6%
UKIP
13.2%
Green
4.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Lib Dems Stephen Robinson 1,614 42.1% -4.6%
Conservative Robert Pontin 941 24.5% -7.5%
Labour Nastassia Player 711 18.5% +10.7%
UKIP Leslie Retford 435 11.3% +11.3%
Green Reza Hossain 134 3.5% -3.8%


2009 Result
Vote Share
Lib Dems
46.7%
Conservative
32.0%
Labour Co-Op
7.8%
Green
7.3%
BNP
6.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Lib Dems Thomas Smith-Hughes 2,418 46.7%
Conservative Dick Madden 1,659 32.0%
Labour Co-Op Jim Webb 405 7.8%
Green Angela Thomson 376 7.3%
BNP Paul Maylin 323 6.2%


News
"By-election battle is a tough event for some", Essex Chronicle, 31 May
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