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Shipston, 2012

A by-election was held for the Shipston ward of Stratford-on-Avon District Council on 29 November 2012 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Jonathan Gullis.

Geoffery Kenner gained the seat for Labour.

Result
Vote Share
Labour
40.4%
Lib Dems
37.9%
Conservative
21.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Labour Geoffery Kenner 613 40.4% +11.6%
Lib Dems Laura Nelson 575 37.9% -5.4%
Conservative Marion Lowe 331 21.8% -2.6%


2012 Result (1 of 2 seats)
Vote Share
Lib Dems
43.3%
Labour
28.8%
Conservative
24.4%
Green
3.5%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Lib Dems Richard Cheney 752 43.3%
Labour Jeffrey Kenner 501 28.8%
Conservative Abdul Shadid 423 24.4%
Green Jacqui Jones 61 3.5%


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News
"Labour wins first seat on Stratford District Council"
Stratford Herald, 30 November
"Labour wins Stratford District Council seat from Tories in Shipston by-election"
Coventry Telegraph, 30 November
"By election for Shipston ward after councillor resigns"
Banbury Guardian, 30 October

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