Election result archive


2024 - Colchester City Council election results

Date of declaration: Thursday 02 May 2024

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: 16.91%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Chaplin, Karen Liberal Democrats 96
Clifton, John Howard Green Party 94
Harris, Dave  Labour Party 1536
Waghorn, Bevan Conservative Party 207
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 2
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 7
Total 9

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 7309 Ballot papers issued: 1943

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that David Harris is duly elected.

Castle

Turnout: 33.99%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Çufoğlu, Kemal Green Party 1247
Gillingham, Martin John Liberal Democrats 209
Nissen, Steph Labour Party 826
Smith, Ryan William Conservative Party 523
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 2
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 23
Total 25

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 8329 Ballot papers issued: 2831

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Kemal Çufoğlu is duly elected.

Greenstead

Turnout: 19.39%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Achille, Ronnie Conservative Party Candidate 335
Alake-Akinyemi, Elizabeth Labour Party 1150
Cross, Lisa Jane Green Party 258
Knight, Rowan James Conservative Party Candidate 358
Roulston, Zac Green Party 165
Stevens, Jenny Liberal Democrats 225
Young, Julie Ann Labour and Co-operative Party 1159
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to -
Cwriting or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 15
rejected in part -
Total 15

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 10350 Ballot papers issued: 2007

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Julie Ann Young and Elizabeth Alake-Akinyemi are duly elected.

Highwoods

Turnout: 28.98%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Appleton, Simon Liberal Democrats 947
Braddy, Gary David Labour Party 717
Greenwood, Antony William Green Party 96
Knight, Rowan James Conservative Party 345
 
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to -
writing or mark by which voter could be identified 1
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 5
Total 6

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 7325 Ballot papers issued: 2123

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that TBA is duly elected.

Lexden and Braiswick

Turnout: 34.69%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Armitage, Sandy Labour Party 556
Bamforth, Roger Edwin Green Party 248
Stevenson, Thomas Alun Liberal Democrats 331
Willetts, Dennis Conservative Party Candidate 1420
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to -
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 21
Total 21

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 7428 Ballot papers issued: 2577

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Dennis Willetts is duly elected.

Marks Tey and Layer

Turnout: 26.96%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Bentley, Kevin Paul Conservative Party Candidate 1176
Hull, Mark Liberal Democrats 214
Sheridan, Amy Green Party 246
Spademan, John Labour Party 573
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 2
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 22
Total 24

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 8297 Ballot papers issued: 2237

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Kevin Paul Bentley is duly elected.

Mersea and Pyefleet

Turnout: 37.03%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Akker, John Richard 924
Eldred, Natalie Labour Party 336
Kirkby-Taylor, Libby Green Party 142
Knight, John Liberal Democrats 124
Parsons, Martin David Conservative Party Candidate 1081
Preston-Hall, Sophie Almina Reform UK 355
 
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to -
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 6
Total 6

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 8013 Ballot papers issued: 2967

I, Pam Donnelly , hereby declare that Martin David Parsons is duly elected.

Mile End

Turnout: 28.18%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Bacon, Pauline Ann Labour and Co-operative Party 445
Butcher, Phoebe Rose Thompson Conservative Party  307
Goss, Martin Liberal Democrats 1889
Kirke, Amanda Jane Green Party 129
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to -
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 10
Total 10

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 9873 Ballot papers issued: 2782

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Martin Goss is duly elected.

New Town and Christ Church

Turnout: 29.71%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Cox, Pam Labour Party 1639
Mathias, Alan Liberal Democrats 350
Partridge, Ian Independent 128
Piggott, Christopher Michael Conservative Party Candidate 468
Ruth, Sara Nicola Green Party 275
 
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to -
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 10
Total 10

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 9675 Ballot papers issued: 2874

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Pam Cox is duly elected.

Old Heath and The Hythe

Turnout: 25.72%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Canessa, Andrew Lawrence Green Party 299
Drew, Jeffrey John Independent 106
Lilley, Mike Labour and Co-operative Party 1291
Makowski, Jakub Damian Liberal Democrats 137
Martin, Richard James Conservative Party 359
 
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 5
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 10
Total 15

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 8591 Ballot papers issued: 2210

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Mike Lilley is duly elected.

Prettygate

Turnout: 41.98%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Coates, Chris Labour Party 420
Edgoose, Natalie Green Party 140
Lissimore, Sue Conservative Party Candidate 1642
Loxley, John Martin  Liberal Democrats 1036
 
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to -
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 20
Total 20

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 7765 Ballot papers issued: 3260

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Sue Lissimore is duly elected.

Rural North

Turnout: 33.16%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Burgess, John Edwin Green Party 333
Laws, Darius Grant Conservative Party 1618
Maxwell, Karen Dawn Liberal Democrats 349
Nichols, Barbara Rosemary Labour Party 513
 
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 1
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 33
Total 34

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 8594 Ballot papers issued: 2850 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that, Darius Grant Laws is duly elected.

Shrub End

Turnout: 25.18%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Arnold, Mark Liberal Democrats 625
Brannan, Bob Green Party 131
Linghorn-Baker, Angela Leverett Conservative Party  541
Osborne, Claire Leah Labour Party 792
 
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to -
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 11
Total 11

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 8288 Ballot papers issued: 2087

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Claire Leah Osborne is duly elected.

St Anne's and St John's

Turnout: 29.68%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Crow, Simon Leslie Conservative Party  674
Dwyer, Sebastian Green Party 179
Omiyi, Brian Labour Party 476
Spindler, Catherine Liberal Democrats 1071
 
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 1
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 17
Total 18

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 8167 Ballot papers issued: 2424

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Catherine Spindler is duly elected.

Stanway

Turnout: 29.83%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Hagon, Jeremy Conservative Party  847
Hayton, William Labour Party 300
Smee, Clare Green Party 155
Whyborn, Chantelle-Louise Liberal Democrats 809
 
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to -
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 10
Total 10

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 7309 Ballot papers issued: 2124

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Jeremy Hagon is duly elected.

Tiptree

Turnout: 29.20%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Burgess, Clare Elizabeth Green Party 135
Girling, Ashley Alexander Reform UK 411
Hayes, Luke Stephen  Labour and Co-operative Party 525
Mannion, Roger Joseph Conservative Party 971
Waite, Sue Liberal Democrats 139
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to -
writing or mark by which voter could be identified -
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 10
Total 10

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 7524 Ballot papers issued: 2197

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Roger Joseph Mannion is duly elected.

Wivenhoe

Turnout: 41%

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
Higginson, Andrew John Conservative Party  208
Kelly, Sean Liberal Democrats 1421
Lausen, Berthold Green Party 175
Long, Philip  Labour Party 926
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
want of an official mark -
voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to -
writing or mark by which voter could be identified 1
being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 9
Total 10

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 6673 Ballot papers issued: 2736 

I, Pam Donnelly, hereby declare that Sean Kelly is duly elected.

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