I, Neil Davies, being the Returning Officer at the election of Councillors for Rainham South East 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
Barrett Roger Conservative Party candidate 1,455
Campbell Katrina Karen Labour Party 920
Childs Iain Michael Labour Party 835
Doe Howard Francis Conservative Party candidate 1,448
Hackwell Gary John Conservative Party candidate 1,430
Moore Christopher Charles Liberal Democrats 337
Mottram Chiron Peter Labour Party 759
Peacock Roger James Christian Peoples Alliance 158
Smith Mary Winifred Green Party 431

And declare that:

  • Roger Barrett
  • Howard Francis Doe
  • Gary John Hackwell

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  9
For writing or marks by which the voter could be identified 0
For being unmarked or voided for uncertainty 0
Total 9

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: 1,810
  • The total number of verified postal ballot papers: 1,032
  • The total number of ballot papers verified: 2,842
  • The electorate as of today: 10,466
  • Turnout: 27.15%

Neil Davies, Returning Officer, 5 May 2023