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Oakham South West By-Election Result

Date Published: 12 July 2018
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Richard Alderman (Independent) has been elected as a Ward Member for Oakham South West following a local by-election on 12 July 2018.

Following a tie, and in accordance with electoral legislation, Mr Alderman was elected by the Returning Officer drawing lots after both he and Joanna Burrows received 177 votes.

Mr Alderman will serve as a Rutland County Councillor until the next round of normal elections in 2019.


Richard John Alderman, Independent – 178 VOTES (ELECTED)

Chris Brookes, Labour Party – 80 VOTES

Joanna Mary Burrows, Liberal Democrat – 177 VOTES

Patsy Clifton, Conservative Party Candidate – 163 VOTES

Turnout for the Oakham South West by-election was 599 (33.56%).

Full results from the poll can be viewed on our County Councillor Vacancies page. For further information, please email: elections@rutland.gov.uk or call 01572 722 577.


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