Ridgeway District and Parish Ward By-Elections

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The by-elections for Chiltern District Council (Ridgeway Ward) and Chesham Town Council (Ridgeway Ward) took place on Thursday 22 March 2018. The results were as below:

 

 

Declaration of Result of Poll

Chiltern District Council

Election of a District Councillor for Ridgeway

I, Bob Smith, being the Returning Officer at the above election, so hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each Candidate at the said election is as follows:

Name of CandidateDescription (if any)Number of Votes*
BHATTI, Mohammad ZafirLabour Party230
SOUTHWORTH, Nicholas Paul TimothyThe Conservative Party Candidate268 ELECTED
VAN IJZENDOORN, Frances CatherineLiberal Democrats203

* 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

0

B voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to

1

C writing or mark by which voter could be identified

0

D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty

3

E rejected in part

0

Total

4

 

Vacant Seats: 1

Electorate: 1900

Ballot Papers Issued: 705

Turnout: 37.1%

 

And I do hereby declare that Nicholas Paul Timothy Southworth is duly elected.

 

Chesham Town Council

Election of a Parish Councillor for Chesham (Ridgeway)

I, Bob Smith, 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 CandidateDescription (if any)Number of Votes*
PROCTER, SusanLabour Party191
SOUTHWORTH, Nicholas Paul TimothyThe Conservative Party Candidate278 ELECTED
VAN IJZENDOORN, Frances CatherineLiberal Democrats231

* 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

0

B voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to

1

C writing or mark by which voter could be identified

0

D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty

2

E rejected in part

0

Total

3

 

Vacant Seats: 1

Electorate: 1900

Ballot Papers Issued:703 0

Turnout: 37%

 

And I do hereby declare that Nicholas Paul Timothy Southworth is duly elected.