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Mid Devon Election of a District Councillor for Clare & Shuttern on Thursday 4 May 2023.

I, Jill May, being the Returning Officer at the above election, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each candidate at the said election is as follows:

Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
ADCOCK, Christopher [Chris] Liberal Democrats 787 (Elected)
FARRINGTON, Isla Conservative Party Candidate  493 
GILMOUR, Rachel Liberal Democrats 732 (Elected)
GRANT, Isobel Conservative Party Candidate 549 

* If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes.


The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A - want of an official mark  -
B - voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to
C - writing or mark by which voter could be identified
D - being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 21 
E - rejected in part
Total 22 

Vacant Seats: 2

Electorate: 3,046

Ballot Papers Issued: 1,367

Turnout: 44.9%

And I do hereby declare that CHRIS ADCOCK and RACHEL GILMOUR are duly elected.

Dated: 5 May 2023
Jill May, Returning Officer

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