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Primrose, 2013

A by-election was held for the Primrose ward of South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council on 27 June 2013 following the resignation of Labour Cllr Emma Lewell-Buck, after being elected MP for South Shields on 2 May.

Moira Smith held the seat for Labour.

Result
Labour
50.3%
UKIP
34.6%
BNP
9.7%
Conservative
5.3%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Moira Smith 755 50.3% -25.0%
UKIP John Clarke 520 34.6% +34.6%
BNP Martin Vaughan 146 9.7% -3.6%
Conservative John Coe 80 5.3% -6.1%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Labour
75.3%
BNP
13.3%
Conservative
11.4%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Jim Perry 1,284 75.3%
BNP George Gilchrist 227 13.3%
Conservative David Ireland 195 11.4%


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By-Election Preview on English Elections Blog

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By-Election Thread on Vote UK Forum

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