Parish and Ward by-elections

Wyboston Ward by-election 4 July 2024

A by-election was held on Thursday 4 July 2024 across the Wyboston Borough ward.

Results

Election for the Borough Councillors for Wyboston Ward

I, Laura Church, being the Returning Officer at the Election of Borough Councillors for the Wyboston Ward held on Thursday 4 July 2024, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each Candidate at the Election is as follows:

Name of Candidate Description Number of Votes Recorded*
BAKER Richard James Green Party 277
HENCHLEY Susan Frances Liberal Democrat 515
SIRA Sharan Conservative Party 1,096 - ELECTED 

* If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes.

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A Want of official mark 0
B Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to  3
C Writing or mark by which voter could be identified  0
D Being unmarked  27
E Rejected in part 0
Total 30

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 2,870 Turnout: 66.9%

I duly declare Sharan Sira has been elected as a councillor for the Wyboston Ward. 

Dated: 5 July 2024

Laura Church

Returning Officer, BEDFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL, BOROUGH HALL, CAULDWELL STREET, BEDFORD, MK42 9AP

Previous by-elections

2024: Riverfield Ward

Riverfield Ward by-election Thursday 2 May 2024

Results - Election for the Borough Councillors for Riverfield Ward

I, Laura Church, being the Returning Officer at the Election of Bedford Borough Councillors for the Riverfield Ward held on Thursday 2 May 2024, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each Candidate at the Election is as follows:

Name of Candidate Description Number of Votes Recorded*
CHRISTIAN-JOHN Natalie Khalila Conservative Party Candidate 249
HENDRICKX Hilde Augusta Emilia Liberal Democrat Focus Team 579 (Elected)
MACKIE Warwick Matthew Labour Party 130
SMART Emma Jane Green Party 52
    Total: 1,010

* If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes.

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A Want of official mark 0
B Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to  2
C Writing or mark by which voter could be identified  0
D Being unmarked or void for uncertainty 1
E Rejected in part 0
Total 3

Vacant seats: 1

Electorate: 2,953

Turnout: 34.3%

I duly declare Hilde Augusta Emilia Hendrickx elected as Borough Councillor for the Riverfield Ward.

Dated: Friday 3 May 2024

Laura Church

Returning Officer, BEDFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL, BOROUGH HALL, CAULDWELL STREET, BEDFORD, MK42 9AP

Key documents

 

2023: Wyboston Ward

An election was held on Thursday 29 June 2023 across the Wyboston Borough ward.

Notice of Poll and situation of polling stations (PDF)

Statement as to Persons Nominated (PDF)

Notice of Election Agents (PDF)

The count took place after the close of poll at Wyboston Village Hall. 

Results

Election for the Borough Councillors for Wyboston Ward

I, Laura Church, being the Returning Officer at the Election of Borough Councillors for the Wyboston ward held on Thursday 29 June May 2023, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each Candidate at the Election is as follows:

Name of Candidate Description Number of Votes Recorded*
Cox, Julie The Conservative Party Candidate 610 (Elected)
Nicholls, Ian Labour Party 34
Townsend, Thomas  Liberal Democrat Focus Team 323

* If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes.

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
A Want of official mark  
B Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to  2
C Writing or mark by which voter could be identified   
D Being unmarked  3
E Rejected in part  
Total 5

Vacant seats: 1 Electorate: 2860 Turnout: 34%

I duly declare Julie Cox has been elected as a councillor for the Wyboston Ward. 

Dated: Thursday 29 June 2023

Laura Church

Returning Officer, BEDFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL, BOROUGH HALL, CAULDWELL STREET, BEDFORD, MK42 9AP

 

2022: Bolnhurst and Keysoe, Pavenham and Renhold parishes

Renhold Parish (North Ward) (if contested) Thursday 6 October 2022

Pavenham by-election 25 August 2022

Bolnhurst and Keysoe (Keysoe Ward) by-election 31 March 2022

2021: Pavenham and Turvey parishes

Turvey by-election (not contested) 16 December 2021

Turvey by-election (not contested) 18 November 2021

Pavenham by-election (if contested) 4 November 2021

Turvey by-election 21 October 2021 (not contested)