Current and forthcoming election or referendum details

Notice of Election

Election of a Councillor for the Wiveliscombe and West Deane Ward

Notice is hereby given by the Returning Officer.

1. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, The Deane
House, Belvedere Road, TAUNTON, Somerset, TA1 1HE on any day after
the date of this notice, on Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding bank
holidays) but no later than 4 pm on Wednesday, 7th March 2018.
2. Nomination papers may be obtained from the offices of the Returning Officer,
The Deane House, Belvedere Road, TAUNTON, Somerset, TA1 1HE, during
the times stated above.

3. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 5th April
2018.

Declaration of result of poll

Election of Parish Councillor for Wellington - Wellington South Ward

 Name of candidate  Description (if any) Number of votes 
 POLLARD, Desmond William  Labour Party  17
 SHEPHERD, Benjamin Jacob  The Conservative Party Candidate  165 Elected
 TROAKE, Marie Louise  Liberal Democrat  127

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 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  0
Total  2

Vacant seats 1

Election of a Member of Parliament for Taunton Deane

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
AMOS, Gideon John Liberal Democrat 17446
CLARK, Rebecca Faye
(known as Rebecca Pow)
The Conservative Party Candidate 33333 Elected
DIMMICK, Alan Ivor UK Independence Party (UKIP) 1434
JEVON, Martin Lee Paul Labour Party 9689
MARTIN, Clive Patrick Green Party 1151

 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  
B  voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 16
C  writing or mark by which voter could be identified  
D  being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 83
E  rejected in part  
Total 99


Vacant seats: 1

Trull and Staplehay neighbourhood planning referendum

Question - Do you want Taunton Deane Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Trull and Staplehay to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?
  Vote recorded Percentage
Number cast in favour of Yes 1167 78.53
Number cast in favour of No 282 18.98

 

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows Number of ballot papers
A want of official mark  
B voting for more than one candidate 1
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified  
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 36
E rejected in part  
Total 37​ 

Election of a Parish Councillor for Wellington - Wellington North Ward

Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes
DICKINSON, Robin John The Conservative Party 870
LITHGOW, Mark Raymond Liberal Democrats 1124 Elected

 

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows Number of ballot papers
A want of official mark  
B voting for more than one candidate 2
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified  
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 27
E rejected in part  
Total 29​ 


Vacant seats: 1

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

Somerset County Council elections – 4 May 2017 results

Declaration of results