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Melksham (East)

For these elections voter ID will be required. Please visit the Electoral Commissions website for further information and a list of acceptable identification.

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Number of seats: 1


Candidates for Melksham (East) – Results finalised at 12:21 on Friday 6 October 2023
Clarke, Ryan JamesIndependent22
Elson, Gillian HeatherThe Conservative Party Candidate115
Griffin, Andrew ShaunIndependent37
Stokes, Charlena (commonly known as Stokes, Charlie)Liberal Democrats302Elected
The number of ballot papers rejected was as followsNumber of
ballot papers
Awant of an official mark0
Bvoting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to0
Cwriting or mark by which voter could be identified0
Dbeing unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty0
Ereject in part0
Total spoiled papers:0
Vacant Seats: 1Electorate: 3,902Ballot Papers Issued: 476Turnout: 12.20%

Joint Council

Melksham (East) is a joint council with

  • Melksham (East)
  • Melksham (Forest)
  • Melksham (North)
  • Melksham (South)

Electoral Area Boundary

Note:Boundary is an approximation.
   Full Council
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Thursday 2 May 2013 as Melksham (Central)
Full council election
Thursday 19 March 2015 as Melksham (Central)
General election
Thursday 4 May 2017 as Melksham (Central)
5 year cycle
Thursday 11 July 2019 as Melksham (Central)
Neighbourhood Plan Referendum
Thursday 6 May 2021
End of four-year cycle, full council elections.
Thursday 6 May 2021 as Melksham (Forest)
End of four-year cycle, full council elections.
Thursday 13 July 2023
Resignation of Louisa Lewis
Thursday 23 May 2024 as Melksham (Forest)
Resignation of Councillor

Last updated: Thursday, 18 July, 2024



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