Result of the by-election for the West Malling and Leybourne ward on TONBRIDGE AND MALLING COUNCIL.
Election on 5th July 2012.
Sophie SHRUBSOLE, Con. 769. 48.3%
Yvonne SMYTH, L D. 472. 29.7%
Peter STEVENS, UKIP. 127. 8.0%
Kathleen GARLICK, Lab. 123. 7.7%
Michael WALTERS, EDP. 57. 3.6%
Howard PORTER, Green. 43. 2.76%
This is the first time that the EDP have fought this ward and the first time that the new county chairman has stood for the party.