Elections 2012: Colchester

Colchester

No overall control – Lib Dems biggest party

The Lib Dems remain the biggest party on Colchester Council.

New council: LD 26 (n/c), Con 23 (-1), Lab 8 (+1), Ind 3 (n/c)**

2011 share of the vote

Con 37%, LD 27%, Lab 22%, Others 14%

2008 share of the vote

Con 37%, LD 37%, Lab 13%, Others 12%

Electorate: 127,151**

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Political fall-out plays out in the East

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