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Election Results 30th April 2009

Harlow DC, Staple Tye
LD John Strachan 604 (39.1; +6.0)
Con 544 (35.3; -15.3)
Lab 329 (21.3; +5.1)
UKIP 66 (4.3; +4.3)
Majority 60
Turnout 30%
LD gain from Con
Percentage change is since May 2008

Party defending seat: (Elected as a Conservative but subsequently sat as Independent). Cause: Disqualification.

Stirling UA, Bannockburn
First Preference Votes
Lab 1131 (39.9; -11.1)
SNP 1067 (37.6; +4.4)
Ind 229/89/28 (12.2; +7.3)
Con 173 (6.1; -1.2)
LD Ethne Brown 82 (2.9; -0.8)
Green 36 (1.3; +1.3)
Turnout 34.7%
Lab hold (Lab elected at sixth stage)
Percentage change is since May 2007

Party defending seat: Lab. Cause: Disqualification.

Sheffield City MBC, East Ecclesfield
LD Colin Taylor 2239 (44.3; +1.3)
Lab 1420 (28.1; -2.0)
BNP 719 (14.2; +1.6)
Con 564 (11.2; +0.3)
Green 107 (2.1; -1.2)
Majority 819
Turnout 36%
LD hold
Percentage change is since May 2008

Party defending seat: LD. Cause: Resignation.

Reigate and Banstead BC, Tadworth and Walton
Con 925 (64.3; -7.1)
UKIP 350 (24.3; +15.3)
Lab 163 (11.3; +5.0)
[LD (0.0; -13.2)]
Majority 575
Turnout 26.9%
Con hold
Percentage change is since May 2008

Party defending seat: Con. Cause: Death.

Gunness PC
Ind 277 (45.3)
Lab 176 (28.8)
Ind 119 (19.4)
Ind 40 (6.5)
Majority 101
Turnout 31.9%
Ind hold

Party defending seat: Ind. Cause: Resignation.


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