Declaration of Result of Poll

West Devon Borough Council

Election of a Member of Parliament for CENTRAL DEVON Constituency

on Thursday 12 December 2019

I, Steve Mullineaux, being the Acting Returning Officer at the above election, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each Candidate at the said election is as follows:

Name of CandidateDescription (if any)Number of Votes*

EDEN, Alison Margaret

Liberal Democrats8770


Labour Party14,374

STRIDE, Melvyn John

Commonly known as STRIDE, Mel

The Conservative Party Candidate32,095

WILLIAMSON, Andrew Stuart

Commonly known as WILLIAMSON, Andy

Green Party2833

*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 an official mark0
B voting for more Candidates than the voter was entitled to50
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified13
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty284
E rejected in part0


Vacant Seats: 1Electorate: 74,926Ballot Papers Issued: 58,417Turnout: 77.97%


And I do hereby declare that Melvyn John Stride is duly elected.

Date: Friday 13 December 2019

Steve Mullineaux

Acting Returning Officer

Printed and Published by the Acting Returning Officer, Kilworthy Park, Drake Road, Tavistock, Devon PL19 0BZ