Tag Archives: election

County Council election results

The results of yesterday’s Somerset County Council elections are as follows: Conservative                        35 Liberal Democrat                  12 Independent                         3 Labour                                   3 Green Party                           2 The Liberal Party                  0 UK Independence Party     0 Full details of the results for individual divisions and candidates can be found on the elections results page on the authority’s website […]

County Council elections: One week to go

More than 400,000 people could be making their way to the ballot box for the County Council elections which are now just a week away. Some 418,000 plus residents are registered to vote for one of the 230 prospective councillors vying for their support on 4 May, with 55 seats available across the county. A […]

Two weeks until Somerset goes to the polls

Somerset County Council is asking residents to “use the fourth” and to make sure they cast their vote in the local election on Thursday 4 May. With just two weeks to go until people vote for who they want to represent their community on the County Council, the authority is reminding everyone of the date […]

Innovative approach on the cards to boost voter registration

Councils across Somerset are targeting properties with no registered voters in a bid to boost turn out for County Council elections on 4 May. In an innovative initiative, mock poll cards are being sent to almost 30,000 properties reminding the occupiers that they are not yet registered to vote. The cards, which are being distributed […]

Last call for would-be councillors

Would-be County Councillors have just one week left to put themselves forward for Somerset County Council elections in May. The deadline for nominations is 4pm on Tuesday, 4 April and there are 55 seats available to be filled when the county goes to the ballot box on 4 May. Each seat is a chance to […]

One month left for would-be councillors to put themselves forward

Would-be councillors have one month left to put themselves forward for Somerset County Council elections in May. The deadline for nominations is 4pm on Tuesday, 4 April and there are 55 seats available to be filled when the county goes to the ballot box on 4 May. Each seat is a chance to make a […]

Reminder for would-be County Councillors to come forward

Passionate people interested in standing for Somerset County Council’s elections in May are invited to attend welcome events taking place on 30 January and 1 March from 6pm to 8pm at County Hall. Held at County Hall in Taunton, the welcome events will be a chance to find out more about the role of a […]

Tomorrow: Polling stations open for Frome North by-election

Polling stations open tomorrow (Thursday 25 September) for residents to cast their vote to elect a new Somerset County Councillor for the Frome North division. The candidates standing in the by-election are as follows: Adrian Dobinson – Independent Catherine Richardson – Labour Party Damon John Hooton – Liberal Democrats Les Spalding – Green Party Linda […]