I, Neil Davies, being the Returning Officer at the election of Councillors for Hempstead and Wigmore 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
Bailey Lewis John William Labour Party 603
Cavaliere Daniele Erico Sergio (commonly known as Daniel Cavaliere) Liberal Democrats 222
Gilbourne James Adrian (commonly known as Jim Gilbourne) Conservative Party candidate 1,709
Gibson John Wesley Christian Peoples Alliance 50
Kahn Haroon Ali Labour Party 450
Korff Kathryn Amanda (commonly known as Kat Korff) Green Party 237
Lawrence Andrew William John Conservative Party candidate 1,617
Wheeler Peter Anthony Social Democratic Party 58

And declare that:

  • Jim Gilbourne
  • Andrew William John Lawrence

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  2
For writing or marks by which the voter could be identified 0
For being unmarked or voided for uncertainty 14
Total 16

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: 1,776
  • The total number of verified postal ballot papers: 844
  • The total number of ballot papers verified: 2,620
  • The electorate as of today: 7,463
  • Turnout: 35.11%

Neil Davies, Returning Officer, 5 May 2023