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Socialist Party election results

Thirty-one Socialist Party candidates received 7,814 votes in the local elections in England and Wales.

Socialist Party councillor Karen McKay, one of three Socialist Party councillors in Coventry, retained her seat with 1,185 votes, doubling her majority and winning 48.4% of the vote.

Pete Glover in Netherton and Orrell (Sefton) got 672 votes, 34% of the vote.

A number of the other candidates improved their percentage results compared to the previous occasions they had stood. Seven candidates got over 10% of the vote.

Results:

Seat

Candidate

 Vote

England

Newcastle Byker

Bill Hopwood

357 votes (15.5%)

Newcastle West City

Cathy Collins

78 votes (5%)

Stockton on Tees

John Malcolm

Anne Hollifield

Freda Graham

Patrick Graham

104 votes

 144 votes

168 votes

162 votes

Sheffield Park

Terry Wykes

87 votes (5.5% )

Huddersfield Newsome

Jean Goodison

165 votes (5%)

Wakefield East

Mick Griffiths

241 votes (8.2%)

Pontrefact North

John Gill

149 votes (6%)

Leeds Holbeck

Dave  Jones

234 votes (8.7%)

Barnsley Wombwell

Angie Waller

73 votes (4%)

Merseyside Netherton and Orrell

Pete Glover

672 votes (34%)

Merseyside Litherland

Mike Brierley

118 votes

Birmingham Northfield

Louise Holdey

113 votes (2.01%)

Worcester All Saints

Rob Menzies

220 votes (16%)

Malvern Link, Worcester  Owen Morgan 141 votes (8.7%)

Coventry

St Michaels

Councillor Karen Mackay

1,185 votes (48.4%)

Foleshill

Jim Hensman

348 votes (12.2%)

Whoberley

Mark Power

Michael Holton

253 votes (7.6%)

253 votes (7.6%)

Westwood

Jim Donelley

218 votes (7.6%)

Binley/Wilenhall

Sam Ashby

230 votes (6.8%)

Henley

Martha Young

262 votes (10.2%)

Lower Stoke

Jane Ashwell

345 votes (11.7%)

Leicester Braunstone

Steve Score

125 votes (5%)

Stevenage Bedwell

Steve Glennon

112 votes (4.8%)

Bristol Southville

Mark Baker

60 votes (1.89%)

Gloucester

John Ewers

98 votes (6.5%) 

Wales

Wales Assembly Aberafan

Rob Williams

 

608 votes (3.2%)

Wales Assembly

Cardiff South and Penarth

Dave Bartlett

585 votes (2.9%)

 

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In this issue

No To Foundation Hospitals

Fight Corus Job Massacre

Airport Workers Demand The Truth

Nursery Nurses Step Up The Fight Against Poverty Pay

Iraq watch

Northern Ireland: Only Working Class Can End Sectarian Impasse

Elections 1 May 2003: Build The Socialist Alternative

Bootle and Wales: New Labour's lies and dirty tricks

Blair's 'Baghdad Trounce'

Needed - new policies, not new voting methods

Spectacular gains for Scottish Socialist Party

Neo-Nazis blast a warning

Dreaming War: Blood for Oil and the Cheney-Bush Junta


 


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