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Business Improvement District  for Bishop's Stortford - 14 October 2022


Election of Parish Councillor for Thorley Urban 

At the close of nominations the number of valid nominations did not exceed the number of vacancies on Thorley Parish Council. Therefore, the Thorley Parish by-election is uncontested and no poll is required. The candidate who submitted a valid nomination has been duly elected. For further information please see:


Neighbourhood Planning Referendum for Much Hadham


Town Council 2022 Results

Election of a Town Councillor for Sawbridgeworth

Election Results
Name of CandidateDescription (if any)Number of Votes*
MACY, TimothyLiberal Democrats480
NEWELL, PaulLabour Party460
PARR, Frederick CharlesThe Conservative Party Candidate830  (Elected)
RIDER, John PhilipThe Conservative Party Candidate844  (Elected)
VANDORE, Emma MaryLiberal Democrats515
WYATT, Angus JamesThe Conservative Party Candidate832  (Elected)

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark0
B) voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to4
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty4
E) rejected in part0
Total8

Vacant seats: 3
Electorate: 6848
Ballot Papers Issued: 1472 
Turnout: 21.5%

County Council 2021 Results

County Council 2021 election results include, Bishop's Stortford East, Bishop's Stortford Rural, Bishop's Stortford West, Buntingford, Hertford All Saints, Hertford Rural, Hertford St. Andrews, Sawbridgeworth, Ware North and Ware South.

County Councillors

Bishop's Stortford East

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
ER WILKES Oya Labour Party 568
HILL Graeme Crerar The Green Party 292
HORNER Calvin Laurie Liberal Democrats 1894 (Elected)
WYLLIE John Fraser Conservative Party 1401

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 16
B) voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 5
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 4
E) rejected in part 0
Total 25

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 10766
Ballot Papers Issued: 4183 
Turnout: 38.85%

 

Bishop's Stortford Rural

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
LYNCH Emily Caroline Labour Party 725
MCANDREW Graham Conservative Party 1943 (Elected)
OXLEY David John The Green Party 382
TAYLOR Robert Ian Liberal Democrats 562

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
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 8
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 31
E) rejected in part 0
Total 39

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 10601
Ballot Papers Issued: 3653 
Turnout: 34.46%

 

Bishop's Stortford West

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
BADDOCK Madela The Green Party 456
DIAMOND Thomas Alfred Labour Party 989
TOWNSEND Richard George Victor Liberal Democrats 741
WARD-BOOTH Alastair Robert James Conservative Party 1744 (Elected) 

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 36
B) voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 11
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 0
E) rejected in part 0
Total 47

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 12427
Ballot Papers Issued: 3977
Turnout: 32.0%

 

Buntingford

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
HARRINGTON Karl Ambrose Liberal Democrats 224
JONES Jeffrey Richard Conservative Party 2393 (Elected)
SMITH Terry Frederick Reform UK 94
STONE Steven Charles Labour Party 532
WOOLLCOMBE David Rupert The Green Party 704

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
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 6
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 13
E) rejected in part 0
Total 19

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 11750
Ballot Papers Issued: 3966
Turnout: 33.75%

 

Hertford All Saints

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
CRYSTALL Ben The Green Party 1819 (Elected)
GOODEVE Janet Heather Conservative Party 1562
PINKHAM Robert Douglas Labour Party 621
PORRER Andrew James Robert Liberal Democrats 211
STEVENSON Andrew   262

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 6
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 5
E) rejected in part 0
Total 12

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 10638
Ballot Papers Issued: 4506 
Turnout: 42.36%

 

Hertford Rural

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
CROFTON Henry Kenneth Conservative Party 2710 (Elected)
NEWTON Daniel Liberal Democrats 612
SOMERVILLE Lydia Helen The Green Party 506
WILLIAMS Margaret Elizabeth Labour Party 461

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
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 8
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 13
E) rejected in part 0
Total 21

Vacant seats: 1 
Electorate: 10856
Ballot Papers Issued: 4314 
Turnout: 39.74%

 

Hertford St. Andrews

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
DEAN Joshua Robert Abraham Labour Party 1756
DEERING Robert Cyril Conservative Party 1925 (Elected)
MADGE Geoffrey John Liberal Democrats 481

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
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 16
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 25
E) rejected in part 0
Total 41

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 11735
Ballot Papers Issued: 4213
Turnout: 35.90%

 

Sawbridgeworth

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
BUCKMASTER Eric Henry Conservative Party 2795 (Elected)
DUMONT Joseph Charlie Liberal Democrats 836
NEWELL Dawn Kathleen Anne Labour Party 666

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 6
B) voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 7
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 14
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 32
E) rejected in part 0
Total 59

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 12493
Ballot Papers Issued: 4356 
Turnout: 34.86%

 

Ware North

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
ANDREWS David Conservative Party 1879 (Elected)
CLARE Bryan David Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts 38
COX Nicholas John The Green Party 1255
MCCANN Megan Katy Labour Party 506

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 22
B) voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 11
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 0
E) rejected in part 0
Total 33

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 10740
Ballot Papers Issued: 3711 
Turnout: 34.55%

 

Ware South

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
BUTCHER Martin Francis The Green Party 591
CHAPMAN Sarah Jane Labour Party 688
KAYE Jonathan Stephen Conservative Party 1976 (Elected)
PARKER Benjamin Jonathan Alliance for Democracy and Freedom 133
SHAW Victoria Liberal Democrats 350

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 26
B) voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 16
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 0
E) rejected in part 0
Total 42

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 11430
Ballot Papers Issued: 3780
Turnout: 33.07%

 

Police and Crime Commissioner 2021 Results

Please see the results of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire.

 

District Council 2021 Results

 

District council 2021 election results include Bishop's Stortford All Saints Ward

District Councillors

Bishop's Stortford All Saints Ward

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
DIAMOND Thomas Alfred Labour Party 392
MANNING Shane John Conservative Party 821
TOWNSEND Richard George Victor Liberal Democrat 1194 (Elected)

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 4
B) voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 3
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 18
E) rejected in part 0
Total 25

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 5957
Ballot Papers Issued: 2432 
Turnout: 40.83%

 

Town Council 2021 Results

 

Town council 2021 election results include Bishop's Stortford All Saints Ward, Hertford Bengeo Ward , Sawbridgeworth and Ware Trinity Ward.

Town Councillors

Bishop's Stortford (All Saints Ward) Town Councillor

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
BARNETT Daniel Sebastian Labour Party 394
HORNER Calvin Laurie Liberal Democrats 1214 (Elected)
JOHNSON Cassandra Tolulope Conservative Party 796

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 17
B) voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 5
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 0
E) rejected in part 0
Total 22

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 5957
Ballot Papers Issued: 2430 
Turnout: 40.79%

 

Hertford (Bengeo Ward) Town Councillor

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
DUNKLEY Sue Conservative Party 1154
FRASER Veronica Elizabeth Labour Party 542
SMITH Vicky The Green Party 1324 (Elected)

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
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 2
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 4
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 14
E) rejected in part 0
Total 20

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 6149
Ballot Papers Issued: 3043 
Turnout: 49.49%

 

Sawbridgeworth Town Councillor

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
NEWELL Dawn Kathleen Anne Labour Party 445
PARSAD Nathan Patrick Conservative Party 1504 (Elected)
VANDORE Emma Liberal Democrats 564

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
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 4
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 49
E) rejected in part 0
Total 53

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 6884
Ballot Papers Issued: 2567 
Turnout: 37.29%

 

Ware (Trinity Ward) Town Councillor

Election Results
Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
ANDREWS David Conservative Party 478
DAY Thomas Robert The Green Party 609 (Elected)
GUBB Tony Paul Liberal Democrats 194

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 4
B) voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 2
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 0
E) rejected in part 0
Total 6

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 4071
Ballot Papers Issued: 1287
Turnout: 31.61%

 

Neighbourhood Planning Referendum 2021 Results

 

Neighbourhood Planning Referendum 2021 election results include Hertford Bengeo, Hertford Sele and Thundridge.

 

Hertford Bengeo Neighbourhood Planning Referendum

Election Results

Question: 

Do you want East Hertfordshire District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Bengeo Neighbourhood Area to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area? 

  Votes Recorded Percentage
Number cast in favour of a Yes 2821 94.8%
Number cast in favour of a No 152 5.2%


Rejected Ballot Papers

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 0
B) voting for more answers than required 2
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 43
Total 45

Electorate: 6149
Ballot Papers Issued: 3018
Turnout: 49.1%

 

Hertford Sele Neighbourhood Planning Referendum

Election Results

Question: 

Do you want East Hertfordshire District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Sele Neighbourhood Area to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area? 

  Votes Recorded Percentage
Number cast in favour of a Yes 1317 91.6%
Number cast in favour of a No 121 8.4%


Rejected Ballot Papers

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 0
B) voting for more answers than required 1
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 25
Total 26

Electorate: 4243
Ballot Papers Issued: 1464
Turnout: 34.5%

 

Thundridge Neighbourhood Planning Referendum

Election Results

Question: 

Do you want East Hertfordshire District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Thundridge to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area? 

  Votes Recorded Percentage
Number cast in favour of a Yes 470 89%
Number cast in favour of a No 56 11%


Rejected Ballot Papers

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 0
B) voting for more answers than required 0
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 3
Total 3

Electorate: 1238
Ballot Papers Issued: 529
Turnout: 43%

 

Gilston Area Neighbourhood Planning Referendum

Election Results

Question: 

Do you want East Hertfordshire District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for the Gilston Area to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area? 

  Votes Recorded Percentage
Number cast in favour of a Yes 590 97.8%
Number cast in favour of a No 13 2.2%


Rejected Ballot Papers

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A) want of an official mark 0
B) voting for more answers than required 0
C) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
D) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 0
Total 0

Electorate: 1,617
Ballot Papers Issued: 603
Turnout: 37.29%

 

Braughing Parish by-election 2021 Results

 

Return of Result of Uncontested Election Held on Thursday 9 December 2021

Election of Parish Councillors for Braughing Parish
Name of Candidate Home address Description (if any)

GAME Nichola Joy

1 Nokes Cottages, Pound Close, Braughing, SG11 2BH Independent
MOORE Paula Judith 1 Northfield, Braughing, Ware, Herts, SG11 2QQ  

 

Held on Thursday 2 September 2021

Election Results

Name of Candidate Description (if any) Number of Votes*
MAVIN, Michael Patrick Independent 29
POWELL, Robert Andrew Independent 246 (Elected)

*If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes

Rejected Ballot Papers
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 1
E) rejected in part 2
Total 4

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 1074
Ballot Papers Issued: 277
Turnout: 25.79%

 

Following the 2019 District election, the overall Political Party make up of East Herts Council is as follows

 

East Herts District Council Political Party Split - donut hole pie chart

  • Conservative  -  40 members
  • Liberal Democrats -  6 members                                                     
  • Green Party -  2 members
  • Labour - 1 member
  • Labour and Co-operative  - 1 member

Please see the following pages for a list by ward of District results below or download the Local District Results document.  Two Districts (Much Hadham Walkern) were uncontested.

 

Local Elections Parish 2019 Results

he following Local Elections Parish 2019 Results document shows the results by Parish

There were many uncontested Parishes which can be summarised in the Uncontested Parishes document

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

District

A full set of results from the 2019 District Elections can be found on our District Elections page

Parish/ Town

County

General / Parliamentary

National Referendums

EU Referendum 23 June 2016 - East Herts voted narrowly to leave by a total of 42,994 (50.36%) votes to 42,372 (49.64%)

Neighbourhood Referendums

PCC

The latest results can be found on the Police & Crime Commissioner websiteClick on the PCC 2016 Certificate of Results document to see the declared results

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