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District council election results

Friday 3 May 2019

Following yesterday's District Council election, seven Conservative councillors have been elected, along with one each from the Green party, Labour and Labour & Co-operative.

The result leaves Conservatives in control of the District Council, despite losing councillors. There are 50 seats on the council, with Conservatives now holding 40, with 6 Liberal Democrats, 2 Labour and 2 Greens.

Turnout varied from 28.1% in Sele Ward to 38% in Bengeo.

Candidates elected are shown below:


Ben Crystall (Green)
Sally Newton (Conservative)
Peter Ruffles (Conservative)


Bob Deering (Conservative)
Jan Goodeve (Conservative)
Suzanne Rutland-Barsby (Conservative)


Rosemary Bolton (Conservative)
Mari Stevenson (Conservative)


Mary Brady (Labour)
Carolyn Redfern (Labour & Co-operative)

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