By-election news

andreas yiasimiOne of the pleasures of editing Lib Dem Voice on a Friday is the opportunity to cheer everyone up with news of by-election victories.

Today we can congratulate Lib Dem Andreas Yiasimi on gaining a council seat in Cromer from the Conservatives. He polled 558 votes, beating the Conservatives into fourth place.  The local newspaper reports that Andreas is a local celebrity chef and owner of a Greek restaurant.

Let’s hope that next Friday brings more heartwarming results.

 

* Mary Reid is the Monday Editor on Lib Dem Voice.

Read more by or more about .
This entry was posted in News.
Advert

4 Comments

  • Interesting result!!!

    A simplistic interpretation is that the LDs picked up and added to the Greens, whilst UKIP hammered the Tories into 4th place, on a high turnout (by byelection standards).

    LD Andreas Yiasimi 558 (46.6; +19.7)
    Lab 240 (20.1; -4.3)
    UKIP 218 (18.2; +18.2)
    Con 181 (15.1; -22.3)
    [Green (0.0; -11.3)]
    Majority 318
    Turnout 40.60%
    LD gain from Con
    Percentage change is since May 2011.

  • Liberal Neil 22nd Feb '13 - 1:06pm

    This is a great result and testament to the genuine local popularity of Andreas, the strategic genius of Ed Maxfield and the hard work of Norman Lamb and his enthusiastic local team.

  • Martin Lowe 23rd Feb '13 - 9:31pm

    40% turnout – not bad for a local election.

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarNicholas Cunningham 26th Apr - 10:38am
    It's no wonder many who could contribute so much in our political system keep well out of politics. Character assassination has long been a tool...
  • User AvatarKeith Sharp 26th Apr - 10:37am
    To Richard F's point, I have now complained to the C4 News website and asked them to publish the complaint. Fat lot of good it...
  • User AvatarPeter Watson 26th Apr - 10:23am
    Hear, hear. It is depressing to think that a Tory government will get in with a mandate to do so many other things (e.g. grammar...
  • User AvatarSadie Smith 26th Apr - 10:18am
    Excellent reminder. It was once the case that I could meet folk in West Bromwich who would remind me of our helpfulness to Trade Unions,...
  • User Avatarexpats 26th Apr - 9:59am
    David Raw 25th Apr '17 - 9:59am..............@ expats Careful, expats, he’ll be telling you to calm down and to stand as a paper candidate to...
  • User AvatarDavid Raw 26th Apr - 9:47am
    The intro to this story contains this : Tom Hunter-Watts @TomHunterWatts @caronmlindsay @AylesburyLibDem @timfarron Labor at its nastiest. No better than how Zac Goldsmith treated...