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Mid Devon Election of a District Councillor for Lower Culm 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*
BELL, John Edward Labour Party   236
CHESTERTON, Richard James Conservative Party Candidate   649
CONNOR, Cathy Liberal Democrats  722 (Elected)
EVANS, Robert Brian [Bob] Independent   434
GLOVER, Andrea Liberal Democrats   814 (Elected)
LANE-SMITH, Brian Kenneth Conservative Party Candidate   461
POYNTON, John Liberal Democrats   673 (Elected)
 WARREN, Barry Gordon John  Independent   403
 WORROW, Lewis Alexander Conservative Party Candidate   419

* 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  2
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  1
E - rejected in part  -
Total  3

Vacant Seats: 3

Electorate: 5397

Ballot Papers Issued: 1799

Turnout: 33.3%

And I do hereby declare that ANDREA GLOVER, CATHY CONNOR and JOHN POYNTON is duly elected.

Dated: 5 May 2023
Jill May, Returning Officer

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