|Marie celebrates her victory with Yvonne Fovargue MP |
& supporters at Wigan Town Hall.
Marie polled 746 votes to retain the seat for Labour in a field of seven candidates on a 19.6 per cent turnout.
In her acceptance speech, Marie paid tribute to her campaign team and the people of Winstanley ward for placing their trust in her. She also dedicated her victory to former Mayor Cllr Rona Winkworth.
Lib Dem 19
The result marks a series of Labour election victories in the ward in 2010, 2011 and 2012.