Election result archive


2023 - Colchester City Council election results

Date of declaration: Friday 05 May 2023

I, Pam Donnelly, being the Returning Officer at the below election, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each Candidate at the said election is as follows:

Colchester Election of Councillors for the Wards listed below

Berechurch

Turnout: 

Name of candidate  Description (if any)  Number of votes

Anbouche,
Amir William

The Conservative Party Candidate 292

Baker,
Diane

Reform UK 71

Clifton,
John Howard

Green Party 99

Collis,
Simon Anthony

Liberal Democrats 171

Pearson,
Christopher Alan

Labour Party 1234 (elected)
 
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 1
E rejected in part
Total 1
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 7347
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Christopher Alan Pearson is duly elected.

Castle Ward

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Crow, Simon Leslie

The Conservative Party Candidate 655

Gillingham, Martin John

Liberal Democrats 206

Goacher, Mark George

Green Party 1374 (elected)

Jasper, Charles Edward

Labour Party 492
 
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 10
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified 1
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 1
E rejected in part
Total 12
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 8163
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Mark George Goacher is duly elected.

Greenstead

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any Number of votes

Blair, Kevin

Reform UK 94

Crees, David John

The Conservative Party Candidate 356

Cross, Lisa Jane

Green Party 124

Whyborn, Chantelle-Louise

Liberal Democrats 199

Young, Timothy Jon

Labour Party 1128 (elected)
 
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 1
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 9
E rejected in part
Total 14
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 11195
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Timothy Jon Young is duly elected.

Highwoods

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Bacon, Pauline Ann

Labour Party 722

Jay, Alison Mary

Liberal Democrats 1029 (elected)

Linghorn-Baker, David Edward William

The Conservative Party Candidate 375

Meadows, Ryan John

Green Party 85
 
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 1
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 5
E rejected in part
Total 6
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 7327
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Alison Mary Jay is duly elected.

Lexden and Braiswick

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Bamforth, Roger Edwin

Green Party 258

Barber, Lewis Charles

Conservative Party Candidate 1569 (elected)

Bruce, Sarah

Labour Party 380

Stevenson, Thomas Alun

Liberal Democrats 492
 
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 1
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 13
E rejected in part
Total 14
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 7328
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Lewis Charles Barber is duly elected.

Marks Tey and Layer

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

De-Col, Lydia

Liberal Democrats 285

Ellis, Andrew John

The Conservative Party Candidate 1314 (elected)

Sheridan, Jordan Amy Louisa

Green Party 283

Spademan, John

Labour Party 517
 
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 19
E rejected in part
Total 19
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 8195
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Andrew Johnis Ellis duly elected.

Mersea and Pyefleet

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Akker, John Richard

Independent 994

Hayton, William

Labour Party 306

Holt, Sophie Almina

Reform UK 193

Kirkby-Taylor, Reinhilde Annelies

Green Party 163

Knight, John Michael

Liberal Democrats 202

Powling, Carl Richard

Conservative Party Candidate 1244 (elected)
 
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 1
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 6
E rejected in part
Total 7
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 7980
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Carl Richard Powling is duly elected.

Mile End

Turnout: 

Name of candidate   Description (if any) Number of votes

Butcher, Phoebe Rose Thompson

The Conservative Party Candidate 435

Kirke, Amanda Jane

Green Party 244

Moffat, Venessa Jayne Beth

Liberal Democrats 1624 (elected)

Pey, James Anthony

Labour Party 352
 
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 7
E rejected in part
Total 7
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 9613
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Venessa Jayne Beth Moffat is duly elected.

New Town and Christ Church

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Brannan, Robert Charles

Green Party 207

McLean, Samuel Ian Alexander

Labour and Co-operative Party 1301 (elected)

Partridge, Ian

Independent Save Crouch Street 208

Piggott, Christopher Michael

The Conservative Party Candidate 399

Spindler, Catherine Louise

Liberal Democrats 990
 
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 2
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 7
E rejected in part
Total 9
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 9641
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Samuel Ian Alexander McLean is duly elected.

Old Heath and The Hythe

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Boughton, Shaun Lee

Liberal Democrats 235

Canessa, Andrew Lawrence

Green Party 181

Drew, Jeffrey John

Local Independent Candidate For Commonsense Policies 166

Martin, Richard James

The Conservative Party Candidate 366

Smalls, Fay

Labour Party 1383 (elected)
 
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 10
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 3
E rejected in part
Total 13
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 8697
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Fay Smalls is duly elected.

Prettygate

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Bourne, Richard

Labour Party 366

Edgoose, Natalie Kay

Green Party 152

Loxley, John Martin

Liberal Democrats 1279

Tate, Leigh Jane

The Conservative Party Candidate 1301 (elected)
 
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 1
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 19
E rejected in part
Total 20
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 7768
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Leigh Jane Tate is duly elected.

Rural North

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Burgess, John Edwin

Green Party 398

Maxwell, Karen Dawn

Liberal Democrats 481

Nichols, Barbara

Labour Party 405

Rowe, Thomas Henry

Conservative Party Candidate 1625 (elected)
 
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 17
E rejected in part
Total 21
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 8462
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Thomas Henry Rowe is duly elected.

Shrub End

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Dodd, Sara Nicola Ruth

Green Party 117

Hayes, Luke Stephen

Labour Party 720

Linghorn-Baker, Angela Michelle Leverett

The Conservative Party Candidate 455

McCarthy, Samuel George

Liberal Democrats 835 (elected)
 
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 2
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified 1
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 5
E rejected in part
Total 8
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 8182
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Samuel George McCarthy is duly elected.

St Anne's and St John's

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Chambers, Abigail Lesley

Labour Party 346

Dwyer, Sebastian

Green Party 161

Knight, Rowan James

The Conservative Party Candidate 681

Sommers, Natalie

Liberal Democrats 1370 (elected)
 
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 1
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 13
E rejected in part
Total 14
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 8098
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that, Natalie Sommers is duly elected.

Stanway

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Nelson, Pamela Elizabeth

Green Party 77

Scott-Boutell, Lesley Anne

Liberal Democrats 1375 (elected)

Seabrook, Janice Kaye

The Conservative Party Candidate 698

Yates, Ian John

Labour Party 180
 
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 1
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 4
E rejected in part
Total 5
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 6984
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Lesley Anne Scott-Boutell is duly elected.

Tiptree Church Ward

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Allen-Shepherd, Susan Joan

Member Of Neighbourhood Plan Working Group 451 (elected)
Greenwood, Jonathan Mark 312 (elected)
Hatton, Matthew James 333 (elected)
Wood, Barbara Ann 88
 
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 1
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 5
E rejected in part
Total 6
  • Vacant Seats: 3
  • Electorate: 1935
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Matthew James Hatton, Jonathan Mark Greenwood and Susan Joan Allen-Shepherd is duly elected.

Tiptree

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Burgess, Clare Elizabeth

Green Party 222

Dundas, Paul Alistair

The Conservative Party Candidate 1329 (elected)

Girling, Ashley Alexander

Reform UK 210

Holford, Elizabeth Clare

Labour Party 419

Stevens, Jennifer Ann

Liberal Democrats 260
 
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 3
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 12
E rejected in part
Total 15
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 7440
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Paul Alistair Dundas is duly elected.

Wivenhoe

Turnout: 

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Cory, Mark

Liberal Democrats 2083 (elected)

Higginson, Andrew John

Conservative Party Candidate 122

Lowe, Heather

Labour Party 359

Wheatley, Joanna Kay

Green Party 267
 
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 1
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 10
E rejected in part
Total 11
  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 7341
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Mark Cory is duly elected.

Referendum on the Neighbourhood Plan for Tiptree

Turnout: 
 
'Do you want Colchester City Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Tiptree to help it decide applications in the neighbourhood area?'
Votes Recorded Percentage
Number cast in favour of a Yes 2087 84%
Number cast in favour of a No 382 16%
 
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 3
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty
E rejected in part 44
Total 47
  • Electorate:
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that more than half of those voting have voted yes on favour of the Neighbourhood Plan for Tiptree.

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