News | Full general election and council election results
Date Posted: 9th June 2017
The results of the General Election and Ashford Borough Council by-elections.
Damian Green returns to Westminster as the Conservative MP for Ashford. Labour gain a place from the Conservatives on Ashford Borough Council.
In the parliamentary constituency of Ashford the candidates and the number of votes cast were:
Sally GATHERN Labour 17,840
Adrian GEE-TURNER Liberal Democrat 3,101
Damian GREEN Conservative 35,318 (Elected)
Gerald O'BRIEN UKIP 2,218
Mandy ROSSI Green 1,402
The turnout was: 68.69%
Damian Green has been re-elected to serve as the MP for Ashford for the Conservative Party.
Ashford also has two new councillors today following two by-elections. These two elections were held in Victoria ward, where sadly Cllr Harold Apps sadly passed away recently, and in Bockhanger ward, where Cllr Luke Powell stood down. Both were conservative party councillors.
Victoria ward results
James GALLOWAY Liberal Democrat 260
Serge GOLDENBERG UKIP 181
Maria PIZZEY Green 99
David ROBEY Conservative 753
Charles SUDDARDS Labour 1,052 (Elected)
Turnout was 56.82%. Victoria Ward is a two-member ward, so Charles Suddards now joins Cllr Dara Farrell (Labour) as ward member for Victoria.
Bockhanger ward results
Euan ANCKORN Labour 415
Steven CAMPKIN Green 97
Simon HOWARD-SMITH Conservative 697 (Elected)
Liah MACPHERSON UKIP 113
Turnout was 64.07%.
For more information visit ashford.gov.uk