Andy Sawford is new Corby MP
16 November 2012
Andy Sawford of the Labour Party has become Member of Parliament for Corby after winning the by-election held in that constituency on 15 November 2012.
The Corby by-election was called after the former MP, Louise Mensch, was appointed to the office of Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead - the means by which an MP disqualifies themselves in order to resign.
Turnout was 44.78 per cent.
- Andrew Sawford - Labour Party Candidate - 17,267 votes
- Christine Emmett - The Conservative Party Candidate - 9,476 votes
- Margaret Lucille Jeanne Parker - UK Independence Party (UKIP) - 5,108 votes
- Jill Susan Hope - Liberal Democrat - 1,770 votes
- Gordon Riddell - British National Party - 614 votes
- David Wickham - The English Democrats - 432 votes
- Jonathan Terence Hornett - The Green Party - 378 votes
- Ian Francis Gillman - Independent - 212 votes
- Peter John Reynolds - Cannabis Law Reform - 137 votes
- David Laurence Bishop - Elvis Loves Pets Party - 99 votes
- Mr Mozzarella - Independent - 73 votes
- Rohen Kapur - Young People`s Party UK - 39 votes
- Adam Ismael Lotun - Democracy 2015 - 35 votes
- Christopher Craig Scotton - United People`s Party - 25 votes
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