Tag Archives: vote

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 […]

Notice given for County Council elections

Formal notice has now been given for elections to Somerset County Council that will take place on Thursday, 4 May. There are 55 seats available across the county when residents go to the polls, each a chance to make a real difference to local communities and get involved in the huge range of services provided […]