Highfields and Western Downs Ward By-Election - 4 May 2017

    A By-election took place on Thursday 4 May 2017 to fill the 2 vacant seats. 

    Election Results

    Candidates marked with (E) have been elected.

    Candidate Description No of Votes
    Elected (E)
    BARRON David Arthur Labour Party 602
    HOLLINSHEAD Toby James The Green Party Candidate 109
    JENKINSON Victoria Ellen Maria The Conservative Party Candidate 650 (E)
    ROUXEL Doug The Green Party Candidate 97
    TAYLOR William Sebastian John The Conservative Party Candidate 620 (E)
    WINKLE Mike  Labour Party 544
      Turnout 28%


    Total number of rejected ballot papers - 6

    Election Information


    • Polling Day Electorate - 4,958

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    • How to vote (voting by proxy, post or in person)
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    Electoral Commission Videos

    Myth or Fact?

    The Electoral Commission has created a series of four videos that tackle some of the common misconceptions about registering to vote.  You can view these four videos via YouTube.


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