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City Council Election results – 4 May 2023

Published: 5 May 2023

City Council Election results – 4 May 2023 City Council Election results

Labour remains in control of Exeter City Council following the 2023 City Council Elections on Thursday 4 May.

After Thursday’s vote the Labour Party has 25 seats (no change), with the Green Party now on 6 (+1), Conservatives 4 (-1), Liberal Democrats 3 (+1), and Independents 1 (-1).

The Labour Party gained one seat in Topsham, while Liberal Democrats gained one seat in St Thomas. The Green Party also gained one seat, in Newtown (previously held by Independent).

Voters went to the polls in a third of the seats - 13 wards across the city.

A total of 13 councillors were elected on the night – Labour 7, Green 3, Liberal Democrat 2, Conservative 1.

Counting took place at the Riverside Leisure Centre, and the overall turnout was 36 per cent.

Winners on the night:

  • Alphington
    ATKINSON Yvonne Margaret: Labour and Co-operative Party (1187 votes)
  • Duryard and St. James
    MITCHELL Michael Norman: Liberal Democrat (938 votes)
  • Exwick
    PATRICK Susannah Jane: Labour and Co-operative Party (1145 votes)
  • Heavitree
    BENNETT Carol Angela: Green Party Candidate (1308 votes)
  • Mincinglake and Whipton
    WILLIAMS Ruth Travis: Labour Party (1191 votes)
  • Newtown and St. Leonards
    KETCHIN Andy: Green Party Candidate (1373 votes)
  • Pennsylvania
    SNOW Martyn Ivor: Labour and Co-operative Party (1194 votes)
  • Pinhoe
    MILLER Jenna Mollie: Labour Party (1251 votes)
  • Priory
    BEGLEY Jane Margaret Frances: Labour Party (1062 votes)
  • St. David’s
    MOORE Diana Frances: Green Party Candidate (1322 votes)
  • St. Loye's
    SHERIDAN Alison Jayne: The Conservative Party Candidate (1127 votes)
  • St. Thomas
    FULLAM Adrian Alan: Liberal Democrat (1217 votes)
  • Topsham
    WILLIAMS Matthew John: Labour Party (1394 votes)

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