2018 Borough Council election results - 3 May

Bedford Ward results

I, Paul Martin, 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:

Notice of results for the Bedford Ward
Name of Candidate
No. of Votes * 

ANDERSON, Kathleen Fleur

commonly known as ANDERSON, Fleur

Labour Party 2,835 Elected
FRASER, Clare Louise Labour Party 2,719 Elected
LANE, David Philip Liberal Democrats 354

NORMAN, Thomas David

commonly known as NORMAN, Thom 

Conservative Party Candidate 1,889
ROBINSON, Mark Andrew Liberal Democrats 317

SMITH, Phillipa Claire

commonly known as SMITH, Pippa

Conservative Party Candidate 1,955
VICKERY, Albert Roy Green Party 525
WAKEFIELD, Hector Simon Karl Labour Party 2,376 Elected
WOODWARD, William Elliot Liberal Democrats 295
WRIGHT, Shaun Philip Conservative Party Candidate 1,794

* 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
(b) voting for more Candidates than voter is entitled to
(c) writing or mark by which voter could be identified
(d) unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty
(e) rejected in part 0
Total number of rejected papers:
Vacant seats Electorate Ballot papers issued Turnout
 11,214  5,169  46.09%

And I do hereby declare that:

  • ANDERSON, Kathleen Fleur
  • FRASER, Clare Louise
  • WAKEFIELD, Hector Simon Karl

are duly elected.

Paul Martin
Returning Officer