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Mid Devon Election of a District Councillor for Tiverton (Castle) 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*
BERRY, Christopher [Chris] Independent   198
GORDON, Luis Conservative Party Candidate   265 
HOLDMAN, Benjamin [Ben] Liberal Democrats  553 (Elected)
SLADE, Elizabeth Jane  Conservative Party Candidate  273
WULFF, David Liberal Democrats   532 (Elected)

* 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  4
C - writing or mark by which voter could be identified  -
D - being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty  10
E - rejected in part  -
Total  14

Vacant Seats: 2

Electorate: 3347

Ballot Papers Issued: 1009

Turnout: 30.1%

And I do hereby declare that BEN HOLDMAN and DAVID WULFF are duly elected.

Dated: 5 May 2023
Jill May, Returning Officer

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