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Election Results 24th September 2009

North Tyneside MBC, Preston
Con 1141 (55.8; -14.2)
Lab 503 (24.6; -5.3)
Public Services not Private Profit 174 (8.5; +8.5)
LD John Christopher Appleby 152 (7.4; +7.4)
Green 73 (3.6; +3.6)
Majority 638
Turnout not known
Con hold
Percentage change is since May 2008
Party defending seat: Con. Cause: Resignation.

Tendring DC, Burrsville
Con 455 (55.2; -10.5)
LD Joyce Edith O'Brien 227 (27.5; +15.7)
Lab 90 (10.9; +1.1)
Green 52 (6.3; +6.3)
[Others (0.0; -12.6)]
Majority 228
Turnout 46%
Con hold
Percentage change is since May 2007.
Party defending seat: Con. Cause: Death.

Hartlepool BC, Elwick
Ind 233 / 132 / 28 (60.4; -24.2)
Con 201 (30.9; +30.9)
Lab 40 (6.1; -9.3)
LD Keith Macfadyen 17 (2.6; +2.6)
Majority 32
Turnout 29.24%
Ind hold
Percentage change is since May 2006
Party defending seat: Ind. Cause: Death.

Broxtowe BC, Toton and Chilwell Meadows
Con 1081 (56.6; +8.3)
LD Robert Pembleton 474 (24.8; -0.3)
Lab 296 (15.5; +1.3)
BNP 58 (3.0; -4.1)
[UKIP (0.0; -5.2)]
Majority 607
Turnout not known
Con hold
Percentage change is since May 2007
Party defending seat: Con. Cause: Resignation.

Three Rivers DC, Hayling
Lab 487 (53.9; +21.7)
Con 190 (21.0; -4.6)
BNP 170 (18.8; -11.5)
LD Dennis John Rogers 56 (6.2; -1.4)
[UKIP (0.0; -4.1)]
Majority 297
Turnout 34.96%
Lab hold
Percentage change is since May 2008
Party defending seat: Lab. Cause: Resignation.


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