Election result archive

2022 - Highwoods Ward By-Election 08 December

Colchester election of a City Councillors for Highwoods on Thursday 8 December 2022

I, Pam Donnelly, 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*
BACON, Pauline Ann Labour Party 501
BICKERSTETH, Catherine Labour Party 653 Elected
JAY, Alison Mary Liberal Democrats 618 Elected
LINGHORN-BAKER, David Edward William Conservative Party Candidate 413
MARTIN, Richard James Conservative Party Candidate 430
WHYBORN, Chantelle-Louise Liberal Democrats 366

* 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 Nil
B Voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 1
Writing or mark by which voter could be identified Nil
D Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty Nil
E Rejected in part Nil
Total  1

Vacant Seats: 2     
Electorate: 7196     
Ballot Papers Issued: 1,543     
Turnout: 21.44 %

And I do hereby declare that Catherine Bickersteth and Alison Mary Jay are duly elected.

Dated Friday 09 December 2022

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