Date Published: 12 July 2018
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01572 722 577.