2012 Town ward by-election

Results of the Town ward by-election held on Thursday 12 July 2012.

The candidate duly elected to serve as a councillor for Town ward was Andrew Robert Brown.

The turnout was 20.53%.

How residents voted in the Town ward by-election
Candidate Party Number of votes
Andrew Robert Brown Conservative Party 768
Ben Coleman The Labour Party 416
Andrew Elston UK Independence Party (UKIP) 39
Paul Kennedy Liberal Democrat 331

Rejected ballot papers

The number of rejected ballot papers was 6.

Reasons for rejected ballot papers
Reason Number of papers
Want of official mark 0
Voting for more than one candidate 2
Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified 2
Unmarked or void for uncertainty 2