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Nelson, 2012

A by-election was held for the Nelson ward of Norwich City Council on 19 December 2012 following the resignation of Green Cllr David Rogers.

Andrew Boswell held the seat for the Greens.

Result
Vote Share
Green
56.0%
Labour
29.9%
Lib Dems
8.7%
Conservative
5.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Green Andrew Boswell 1,121 56.0% -3.5%
Labour Layla Dickerson 599 29.9% +4.7%
Lib Dems Helen Whitworth 174 8.7% +2.4%
Conservative Alexandra Davies 108 5.4% -3.6%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Vote Share
Green
59.5%
Labour
25.2%
Conservative
9.0%
Lib Dems
6.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Green David Rogers 1,644 59.5%
Labour Stuart Goodman 697 25.2%
Conservative Alexandra Davies 249 9.0%
Lib Dems Kate Atkins 173 6.3%


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News
"'I hope you understand I would rather not be here and I wish it was Jenny' - new Norwich councillor pays tribute to former Lord Mayor"
Norwich Evening News, 21 December
"Labour and the Greens retain Norwich council seats at City Hall"
Eastern Daily Press, 20 December
"Norwich by-election candidates on why they should secure your vote"
Norwich Evening News, 19 December
"Former Lord Mayor of Norwich among by-election candidates"
Eastern Daily Press, 4 December

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