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Election Results 5th March 2009

Broadland DC, Buxton date: 05/03/2009
LD Barbara Rix 555 (71.3; +50.4)
Con 201 (25.8; -14.6)
Green 22 (2.8; +2.8)
[Ind (0.0; -38.6)]
Majority 354
Turnout 40%
LD gain from Con
Percentage change is since May 2007

Carlisle City DC, Belah date: 05/03/2009
Con 700 (46.4; -20.3)
Lab 307 (20.3; -3.4)
Ind 221 (14.6; +14.6)
BNP 142 (9.4; +9.4)
LD James Osler 79 (5.2; +5.2)
Green 61 (4.0; +4.0)
[English Democrats (0.0; -9.7)]
Majority 393
Tunout 31.4%
Con hold
Percentage change is since May 2008

Carlisle City DC, Castle date: 05/03/2009
LD Colin Farmer 465 (36.0; -8.3)
Lab 304 (23.5; 0.0)
BNP 255 (19.7; +19.7)
Con 143 (11.1; -5.2)
Green 125 (9.7; +9.7)
[Ind (0.0; -15.9)]
Majority 161
Turnout 30.4%
LD hold
Percentage change is since May 2008

North Warwickshire BC, Atherstone Central date: 05/03/2009
Lab 320 (37.1; -4.8)
Con 221 (25.6; -17.9)
BNP 186 (21.6; +21.6)
Ind 136 (15.8; +15.8)
[LD (0.0; -14.6)]
Majority 99
Turnout 28.8%
Lab gain from Con
Percentage change is since May 2007

Newcastle Under Lyme BC, Ravenscliffe date: 05/03/2009
Con 229 (25.4; -14.5)
Lab 213 (23.6; +1.2)
BNP 180 (20.0; +20.0)
LD John Parsons 149 (16.5; -2.4)
UKIP 131 (14.5; -4.4)
Majority 16
Turnout 26%
Con hold
Percentage change is since May 2008

Selston PC, Underwood date: 05/03/2009
LD Kelly Jackson 540 (79.2)
Lab 142 (20.8)
Majority 398
Turnout 29.1%
LD hold

Selston PC, Jacksdale date: 05/03/2009
LD Marion Sears-Piccavey 541 (73.6)
Lab 194 (26.4)
Majority 347
Turnout 29.8%
LD gain from Ind

Vale of Glamorgan UA, Llandow / Ewenny date: 05/03/2009
Con 612 (69.6; +3.8)
PC 140 (15.9; -3.4)
Lab 127 (14.4; -0.4)
Majority 472
Turnout 41%
Con hold
Percentage change is since May 2008

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