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Result of Branksome East by-election

Jane Thomas has been elected as councillor to represent the Branksome East ward in Poole following a by-election.


The votes cast in the by-election, held on Thursday 15 November 2012, were: 


Candidate                               Party                                       Votes


Diana Mary BUTLER                UK Independence Party            132


William KIMMET                       British National Party                   28


Hazel MALCOLM-WALKER      Labour                                      104


Jenny PATON                          Liberal Democrat                       254


Peter PORTNOI                       Poole People                             245


Jane THOMAS                         Conservative                             553


The official turnout for the by-election was 27.58 per cent.


The result means the council remains in no overall control. There are 21 Conservative, 18 Liberal Democrat and 3 Poole People members. 


The by-election followed the resignation of Cllr Stephen Rollo-Smith(Conservative). 


Branksome East is served by two councillors. The other councillor representing the ward is Cllr Karen Rampton (Conservative). 


Borough of Poole has 42 councillors representing 16 wards. 




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