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Castle By Election

Published on 13 September 2016

Castle By Election

The Castle Ward Carlisle City Council By Election was held on Thursday, 15 September. Polling stations were open between 7am and 10pm. The By-Election count was held at the Civic Centre soon after the polls closed at 10pm.

Facts and figures:

Castle

Total number of eligible Castle Ward electors                             3,908

Total number of polling stations                                                   Five                               

 

Results:

Candidate Name                                                             

Melissa Andrews (The Conservative Party Candidate): 228 votes cast

Deborah Jane Brown (The Green Party): 34 votes cast

Anne Glendinning (The Labour Party Candidate): 398 votes cast (Labour hold - 170 majority)

Alison Elizabeth Hobson (Liberal Democrat): 88 votes cast

Robert Reid-Sinclair (UK Independence Party): 107 votes cast

Spoilt votes: 1

Total number of votes cast: 856

The turnout was: 21.9%

 

Following the By-Election:

The City Council has 52 Councillors, comprising 27 Labour Councillors, 20 Conservative Councillors, four Independent Councillors and one Liberal Democrat Councillor. Each Councillor serves one of 22 wards.

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