News release from 07/05/2021

Latest elections results

Latest elections results

The results of South Cambridgeshire District Council’s four by-elections have been announced after residents headed to polling stations yesterday (Thursday 6 May).

Four seats on the District Council were up for election. 

Girton ward

Corinne Mary Garvie (Lib Dem) was elected after receiving 967 votes

Khadijeh Jaqori (Conservative) received 621 votes

Marcelo Goncalves De Lima (Labour) received 344 votes

Colin Cyril Coe (Green Party) received 246 votes

Turnout in Girton ward was 53.9%

Harston and Comberton ward

Fiona Elizabeth Whelan (Lib Dem) was elected after receiving 1,785 votes

Lorraine Wendy Mooney (Conservative) received 1,459 votes

Michael Tierney (Labour) received 519 votes

Colin Frank Reynolds (Green Party) received 335 votes

Turnout in Harston and Comberton ward was 51.63%

Melbourn ward

Sally Ann Hart (Lib Dem) was elected after receiving 1,510 votes

Tom Goldie (Conservative) received 992 votes

Paul Evans (Green Party) received 256 votes

Turnout in Melbourn ward was 43.61%

Milton and Waterbeach ward

Paul Bearpark (Lib Dem) was elected after receiving 1,255 votes

Clive Michael Rabbett (Conservative) received 1,069 votes

Jane Marie Williams (Labour) received 915 votes

Eleanor Ruth Crane (Green Party) received 424 votes

Turnout in Milton and Waterbeach ward was 44.72%

Following the count which was held today in the Conservation Hall at Imperial War Museum, Duxford, the number of seats held by each party is:

Liberal Democrats: 31

Conservative: 11

Labour: 2

Independent: 1

Northstowe Town Council held its first set of elections. Waterbeach Parish Council held an election too. The Parish Councils of Willingham and Longstanton were uncontested. [PDF]

There were also Neighbourhood Plan Referendums in Cottenham and Histon and Impington.

88% of voters in Cottenham voted for the Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Cottenham to help it decide planning applications in the area. The turnout in the Cottenham Neighbourhood Plan referendum was 45.62%.

90.74% of voters in Histon and Impington voted for the Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Histon and Impington to help it decide planning applications in the area. The turnout in the Histon and Impington Neighbourhood Plan referendum was 51.24%.

The results for the South Cambridgeshire divisions of the Cambridgeshire County Council elections are available to view on the County Council's website.

The count for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Mayoral election will take place tomorrow (Saturday) and results will be published when they are available

The count for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Police and Crime Commissioner election will also take place tomorrow (Saturday) and results will be published when they are available.