Elections and Referendums 2020

Find out about elections and referendums that took place in 2020.

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South Hams Results 2020

Bigbury Neighbourhood Plan

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

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 Recorded Percentage
Number cast in favour of a YES 191 80.59%
Number cast in favour of a NO 56 19.41%

Turnout 53.26%

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

Dartmouth Clifton Town Council By-Election

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

Name of Candidate Description Number of Votes
Paul Francis
Independent 275 Elected
Norman James
Independent 108
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 to 1
C - writing or mark by which the voter coud be identified  
D - being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 4
E - rejected in part  
Total 5

Vacant Seats - 1
Electorate - 2470
Ballot Papers Issued - 650
Turnout - 26.32%

Paul Francis Allen is duly elected.