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Devon County Council Election 2017

The last Devon County Council election took place on Thursday 4 May 2017. 

Devon County Council has 60 councillors elected to make decisions about county-wide issues (such as education and social services). 

West Devon Borough Council will be responsible for organising and administering the election of one Councillor for each of the four County Divisions which fall within the West Devon Borough Council boundary. These Divisions are:

  • Hatherleigh and Chagford
  • Okehampton Rural
  • Tavistock
  • Yelverton Rural


Hatherleigh and Chagford (Turnout 40.76%)

Name of CandidateDescription (if any)Number of Votes
Paula Louise FRISBYLabour Party384
James Raymond MCINNESThe Conservative Party Candidate2,615 Elected
David OSBISTONGreen Party444
Robert Michael RUSHUK Independence Party190
Ross Anthony WOLVERSONLiberal Democrats543


Okehampton Rural (Turnout 35.64%)

Name of CandidateDescription (if any)Number of Votes
Kevin BALLThe Conservative Party Candidate2,008 Elected
John FARRAND-ROGERSLiberal Democrats383
Alan GROSSUK Independence Party (UKIP)187
Antony Frank LEECHIndependent702
Sarah Louise PARKINSGreen Party248
Caleb William Mark STEVENSLabour Party538


Tavistock (Turnout 38.52%)

Name of CandidateDescription (if any)Number of Votes
Colin BANNONGreen Party229
Christopher John BONESLiberal Democrats297
Jeffrey BOYD-MOODYIndependent1,098
Roy KENDRICKLabour Party249
Duncan Stuart Elliott PARKERUK Independence Party (UKIP)110
Deborah Katherine Anne SELLISThe Conservative Party Candidate1,922 Elected


Yelverton Rural (Turnout 41.70%)

Name of CandidateDescription (if any)Number of Votes
Pamela Gail BONESLiberal Democrats438
Richard Frank CHEADLEIndependent989
Ruth Mary CRAIGIELabour Party332
David PENGELLYUK Independence Party (UKIP)344
Philp Richard SANDERSThe Conservative Party Candidate2,151 Elected
Lucy WOODGreen Party511


Alternatively, the full results of the Devon County Council election can be found at: Devon County Council Election Results 2017. The results of the 2017 elections will be collated by the Devon County Council Election Centre at County Hall in Exeter and published immediately on Devon County Council's website. 

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