Riverside Ward By-Election

Thursday 13 December 2007

A by-election for a seat on Southwark Council in Riverside ward was held on Thursday 13 December as a result of the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Paul Baichoo.

Riverside ward runs from London Bridge in the west to Southwark Park Road in the east. Its northern boundary is the Thames and its southern boundary is the London Bridge to Greenwich railway line. The western part of the ward is in SE1; the eastern part in SE16.

Campaign literature comparison

See what the candidates' leaflets said


The five candidates

Past election results in Riverside ward

May 2006

  • Liberal Democrat 1080, 1027, 988 [elected]
  • Labour 652, 540, 533
  • Conservative 488, 480, 437
  • Green 399

May 2002

  • Liberal Democrat 1136, 1122, 1096 [elected]
  • Labour 374, 350, 347
  • Conservative 174, 166, 166
  • Green 152

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