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Gwinear-Gwithian and St. Erth, 2012

A by-election was held for the Gwinear-Gwithian and St. Erth divison of Cornwall Council on 6 December 2012 following the death of Conservative Cllr Ray Tovey.

Anthony Pascoe held the seat for the Conservatives.

Result
Vote Share
Conservative
35.3%
Furneaux
17.7%
Roberts
17.3%
Lib Dems
12.9%
Labour
8.1%
Other
8.8%

Party Candidate Votes Vote % Change
Conservative Anthony Pascoe 332 35.3% -2.8%
Independent Sheila Furneaux 167 17.7% -16.4%
Independent Michael Roberts 163 17.3% +17.3%
Lib Dems Yvonne Bates 121 12.9% -9.3%
Labour Malcolm Hurst 76 8.1% +2.5%
Mebyon Kernow John Gillingham 58 6.2% +6.2%
Independent Derek Elliott 24 2.6% +2.6%


2009 Result
Conservative
38.1%
Furneaux
34.1%
Lib Dems
22.2%
Labour
5.6%

Party Candidate Votes Vote %
Conservative Ray Tovey 612 38.1%
Independent Shiela Furneaux 547 34.1%
Lib Dems Steve Leverton 356 22.2%
Labour David Hughes 90 5.6%


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News
"GWINEAR Election meet"
The Cornishman, 22 November
"By-election candidates named"
The Cornishman, 15 November
"Deadline for by-election nominations"
The Cornishman, 8 November
"Gwinear, Gwithian and St Erth seat up for grabs at Cornwall Council"
Falmouth Packet, 30 October

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