Declaration of Result of Poll

West Devon Borough Council

Election of a Member of Parliament for TORRIDGE AND WEST DEVON Constituency

on Thursday 12 December 2019

I, Jenny Wallace, 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*

CHALMERS, David Nigel

Liberal Democrat10,912

COX, Charles Geoffrey

Commonly known as: COX, Geoffrey

The Conservative Pary Candidate35,904 Elected

JORDAN, Christopher Alan

Commonly known as: JORDAN, Chris

Green Party2077

STRODE, Siobhan Frances Kathleen Elizabeth

Labour Party10,290

WOOTTON, Robert Ivor

Commonly known as: WOOTTON, Bob


*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 mark1
B voting for more Candidates than the voter was entitled to15
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified4
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty213
E rejected in part0


Vacant Seats: 1Electorate: 80,403Ballot Papers Issued: 59,965Turnout: 74.58%


And I do hereby declare that Charles Geoffrey Cox is duly elected.

Date: Friday 13 December 2019

Jenny Wallace

Acting Returning Officer

Printed and Published by the Acting Returning Officer, Riverbank House, Devon, EX39 2QG