Windermere Town Ward by-election result 2012

Result

Electorate: 1,704 Turnout: 33.63%

Result of the by-election held on 9 February 2012 in the Windermere Town Ward of South Lakeland District Council
Candidate Party Votes
GIBSON, Robert UK Independence Party (UKIP) 20
HENDERSON, Penny Labour 50
LILLEY, Sandra Isabel Conservative 85
STEPHENSON, Jo Liberal Democrats 418

STEPHENSON, Jo was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

SLDC political balance

Political balance of SLDC prior to and after by-election on 9 February 2012.
SLDC political balance Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats Vacancy Total
Prior to vacancy 17 1 32 1 51
Prior to 9 February 2012 17 1 31 2 51
NEW TOTAL 17 1 32 1 *  51

* The remaining vacancy was for Ulverston North Ward, which was filled at the scheduled ordinary elections on 3 May 2012