Election results for Priestwood

Borough Council Elections - Thursday, 1 May 1997

Priestwood - results
Election Candidate Party Votes % Outcome
Juliet Mary Clifford Labour 930 27% Elected
David John Fawcett Labour 798 23% Elected
Veronica Carol Lewin Conservative 544 16% Not elected
Arthur George Thomson Conservative 469 13% Not elected
Raymond Frederick Ackary Independent 279 8% Not elected
Stanley James Southgate Liberal Democrat 228 7% Not elected
John William Tomkins New Labour 136 4% Not elected
John Joseph Oxenbury New Labour 98 3% Not elected
Voting Summary
Details Number
Seats 2
Total votes 3482
Electorate 2725
Number of ballot papers verified 1976
Number of ballot papers rejected 29
Turnout 73%
Share of the votes (%)
Juliet Mary Clifford 27% Elected
David John Fawcett 23% Elected
Veronica Carol Lewin 16% Not elected
Arthur George Thomson 13% Not elected
Raymond Frederick Ackary 8% Not elected
Stanley James Southgate 7% Not elected
John William Tomkins 4% Not elected
John Joseph Oxenbury 3% Not elected
Rejected ballot papers
DescriptionNumber
Voted for more candidates than voter entitled to:5
Writing or mark by which voter could be identified:24
Total rejected29