Election result archive

2023 - Highwoods By Election

Election of a city councillor for Highwoods on Thursday 21 September 2023

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*
Appleton, Simon John
Commonly known as Appleton, Simon
Liberal Democrat 563 Elected
Braddy, Gary David Labour Party 447
Smith, Paul Thomson The Conservative Party Candidate 418

* 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 0
E. Rejected in part 3
Total 4

Vacant Seats: 1
Electorate: 7266           
Ballot Papers Issued: 0
Turnout: 19.71%

And I do hereby declare that Simon John Appleton is duly elected.

Dated: Friday 22 September 2023
Pam Donnelly, Returning Officer

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