I, Neil Davies, being the Returning Officer at the election of Councillors for Fort Pitt ward held on Thursday 4 May 2023 do hereby give notice that the number of votes given for each candidate at the election was as follows:

Surname Other names Description Number of votes
Campbell Smitha Labour and Co-operative party 1,726
Mahil Harinder Singh Labour and Co-operative party 1,634
Myton Richard Gareth Labour and Co-operative party 1,577
Opara Gloria Blessing Chukwuka Local Conservatives 901
Sandhu Nirmal Liberal Democrats 249
Scott Karen Green Party 527
Thorne Richard Niall Local Conservatives 951
Turpin Rupert David Fearon Local Conservatives 1,028

And declare that:

  • Smitha Campbell
  • Harinder Singh Mahil
  • Gareth Richard Myton

Have been duly elected as the councillors for the ward.

The number of votes rejected or not counted by me at this election was:

Reason Number of votes
For want of official mark 0
For voting for more candidates than entitled  3
For writing or marks by which the voter could be identified 0
For being unmarked or voided for uncertainty 18
Total 21

Verification statement

As Returning Officer, I declare that having concluded the verification of ballot papers:

  • The total number of verified ballot papers from the polling stations: 1,904
  • The total number of verified postal ballot papers: 1,190
  • The total number of ballot papers verified: 3,094
  • The electorate as of today: 9,170
  • Turnout: 33.74%

Neil Davies, Returning Officer, 5 May 2023