Shaftesbury ward results 2018

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 Shaftesbury Ward
Name of Candidate Description No. of Votes *

BYRNE, Hugh Patrick

Conservative Party Candidate 2,131 Elected
COOK, Jonathan Peter Conservative Party Candidate 2,085 Elected

COUSINS, James Anthony

Renew 399
DAVIS, Richard Adam Liberal Democrats 410
FREW, James David Green Party 460
HARLOW, Alexander David Liberal Democrats 277

HEATH, Samantha Louise

commonly known as HEATH, Samantha

Labour Party 1,899

LINTON, Sara Louise

commonly known as LINTON, Sara

Labour Party 1,892

SENIOR, John Guy Brent

commonly known as SENIOR, Guy

Conservative Party Candidate 1,934 Elected
SHIELDS, Simon Gordon Liberal Democrats 267

ZAHEER, Mohammad Usman

commonly known as ZAHEER, Mohammad

Labour Party 1,565

* 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 is entitled to 2
(c) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
(d) unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 3
(e) rejected in part  0
Total number of rejected papers: 5
Vacant seats Electorate Ballot papers issued Turnout
3  10,859  4,616  42.51%

And I do hereby declare that

  • BYRNE, Hugh Patrick
  • COOK, Jonathan Peter
  • SENIOR, John Guy Brent

are duly elected.

Paul Martin
Returning Officer