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Elections and Referendums 2020

Bigbury Neighbourhood Plan - 27 February 2020

The Bigbury Neighbourhood Plan Referendum was held on Thursday 27 February 2020. 

Please visit our Neighbourhood Planning website for full details of the Bigbury Neighbourhood Plan.

The results of the Referendum are as follows:

Do you want South Hams District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Bigbury to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?
 Votes RecordedPercentage
Number cast in favour of a YES19180.59%
Number cast in favour of a NO5619.41%

Turnout 53.26%

More than half of those voting have voted in favour of the Neighbourhood Plan.

Dartmouth Clifton Town Council By-Election - Thursday 27 February 2020

An Election was held on Thursday 27 February 2020 for the vacancy on Dartmouth Town Council in the Dartmouth Clifton Ward.

Name of CandidateDescriptionNumber of Votes
Paul Francis
Independent275 Elected
Norman James


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 the voter was entitled to1
C - writing or mark by which the voter coud be identified 
D - being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty4
E - rejected in part 

Vacant Seats - 1

Electorate - 2470

Ballot Papers Issued - 650

Turnout - 26.32%

Paul Francis Allen is duly elected. 

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