East Devon Alliance tops polls in ALL Axe Valley wards as EDDC slips from Tory hands for the first time in its 45-year history. A truly historic moment! Many thanks to all who voted for change.

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Axe Valley EDA victors.JPGLeft to right: happy East Devon Alliance Independents Dan Ledger (Seaton), Paul Hayward (Yarty), Sarah Jackson (Axminster), Paul Arnott (Coly Valley) and Jack Rowland (Seaton), who ALL topped the polls in their wards and were elected to EDDC for the first time, pictured at the count in Honiton this afternoon.

Together with EDA Independents in other wards, other Independents, Lib Dems and one Green, they have broken Tory rule in East Devon for the first time in its entire 45 year history. A colossal thanks to everyone who voted for us – we will work hard to change our district for the better.

SEATON result (elected) Dan Ledger (EDA) 1561, Jack Rowland (EDA) 1392, Marcus Hartnell (Con.) 1095, (not elected) Peter Burrows (Lib Dem) 515, Jacquie Russell (Con.) 504, Juliette Williams (Lib Dem) 300, Abi Jones (Lab.) 298, Terry Burrows (Lib Dem) 257.

COLY VALLEY: (elected) Paul Arnott (EDA) 938, Helen Parr (Con.) 851, (not elected) Andrew Pearsall (Con) 625, Carol Dawson (Lab) 382.

 

3 thoughts on “East Devon Alliance tops polls in ALL Axe Valley wards as EDDC slips from Tory hands for the first time in its 45-year history. A truly historic moment! Many thanks to all who voted for change.

    Mike Cordery said:
    May 3, 2019 at 5:48 pm

    Congratulations to each and every one of you. Tremendous result reflecting the enormous effort you and all Alliance supporters have put in to oust the incumbent Tories.

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    Alison Stenning said:
    May 3, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    My faith is restored! Many congrats for storming the council. Remarkable.

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    Sheila Parsons said:
    May 3, 2019 at 8:42 pm

    Fantastic results! This is the first time in my life that my vote has counted.

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