Exeter City Council local election results 2022
Published: 6 May 2022
Labour remains in control of Exeter City Council following the 2022 City Council Elections on Thursday May 5.
Labour gained one seat in Topsham, while the Green Party gained one seat in St David’s and two in Heavitree.
After Thursday’s vote, the make-up of the council is Labour 26, Conservative 5, Green 5, Liberal Democrats 2 and Independent 1.
Voters went to the polls in a third of the seats - 13 wards across the city. There were also four by-elections, meaning four wards – Exwick, Heavitree, Pennsylvania and Priory – elected two councillors.
A total of 17 councillors were elected on the night – Labour 12, Green 3, Liberal Democrat 1, Conservative 1.
Counting took place at the Riverside Leisure Centre, and the overall turnout was 37 per cent.
Winners on the night:
FOALE Bob: Labour Party (1190 votes)
Duryard and St. James
MITCHELL Kevin John: Liberal Democrat (995 votes)
KNOTT Paul Graeme: Labour Party (1356 votes)
SUTTON Rachel Helen: Labour Party (1208 votes)
BENNETT Carol Angela: Green Party Candidate (1418 votes)
REES Catherine: Green Party Lead Candidate (1436 votes)
Mincinglake and Whipton
ALLCOCK Naima Jay: Labour Party (1246 votes)
Newtown and St. Leonards
VIZARD Matthew James: Labour Party (1323 votes)
PARKHOUSE Josie Collette Miriam: Labour and Co-operative Party (1400 votes)
SNOW Martyn Ivor: Labour and Co-operative Party (1310 votes)
WOOD Duncan: Labour and Co-operative Party (1287 votes)
ASVACHIN Marina Yvette: Labour Party (1212 votes)
WARDLE Tony: Labour Party (1084 votes)
READ Tess: Green Party Candidate (1251 votes)
HOLLAND Peter Geoffrey: The Conservative Party Candidate (1191 votes)
WRIGHT Laura Charis Adelaide: Labour Party (1049 votes)
ELLIS-JONES Joshua Cameron: Labour Party (1413 votes)
For the full results click here: exeter.gov.uk/results2022