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Mid Devon Election of a District Councillor for Crediton (Boniface) on Thursday 4 May 2023.

I, Stephen Walford being the Deputy 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*
CAIRNEY, James [Jim] Liberal Democrats 497 (Elected)
DOWNES, John Liberal Democrats 494 (Elected)
FORD, Georgina Maria [Gina] Conservative Party Candidate 194 
HUMPHREYS, John The Labour Party Candidate 138 
HUXTABLE, Stephen Shane [Steve] Independent  215 

* 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
E - rejected in part

Vacant Seats: 2

Electorate: 3,162

Ballot Papers Issued: 870

Turnout: 27.5%

And I do hereby declare that JIM CAIRNEY and JOHN DOWNES are duly elected.

Dated: 5 May 2023
Stephen Walford, Deputy Returning Officer

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