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Leasowe and Moreton East, 2013

A by-election was held for the Leasowe and Moreton East ward of Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council on 17 January 2013 following the death of Labour Cllr Anne McArdle.

Ian Lewis gained the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
50.5%
Labour
42.2%
UKIP
4.6%
TUSC
1.0%
Lib Dems
0.9%
Green
0.9%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Ian Lewis 1,620 50.5% +7.2%
Labour Pauline Daniels 1,355 42.2% -8.8%
UKIP Susan Whitham 148 4.6% +1.1%
TUSC Mark Halligan 31 1.0% +1.0%
Lib Dems Daniel Clein 28 0.9% +0.9%
Green James McGinley 28 0.9% -1.3%


2012 Result (1 of 3 seats)
Vote Share
Labour
51.0%
Conservative
43.3%
UKIP
3.5%
Green
2.2%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Labour Anita Leech 2,094 51.0%
Conservative Ian Lewis 1,776 43.3%
UKIP Catherine Williams 144 3.5%
Green Cynthia Stonall 89 2.2%


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News
"Conservative victory in Wirral by-elections"
Wirral Globe, 18 January
"Wirral Council sees Conservative clean sweep of by-elections"
Liverpool Daily Post, 18 January
"Anti-cuts campaigners put up candidates in Wirral by-elections"
Liverpool Echo, 18 December
"Battle lines drawn for Wirral council by-election"
Wirral News, 5 December

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