LiveElection day: All the news, views and results as it happened

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Summary

  • Former council leader Alec Robertson (Con) has lost his seat in Helston.
  • Falmouth has two Labour councillors as Candy Atherton defeats Diana Merritt (Ind).
  • Cornwall now has six UKIP councillors.
  • Alan Jewell (Con) has beaten sitting councillor Steve Eva (Ind) in a close run battle for Falmouth Boslowick. Just 15 votes in it!
  • Colin Brewer, the councillor caught up in the 'put down disabled children' row has won back his seat in Wadebridge.
  • Mary May (Ind) and Tony Martin (Con) have retained their seat in Penryn/Mylor.
  • Jude Robinson (Lab) has lost her Camborne seat.

4:03pm

This is The West Country: Packet Skipper

The Skipper says:

The votes are in but we’re still a long way from knowing who’s going to win.  It’s going to be a weekend of frantic deal-making – within parties, as well as between them.

The first thing that will happen is that the political parties (including the Independents) will elect their group leaders and front bench spokespeople.

Those leaders will then look around at the other parties and try to decide who they can do business with.

Anyone who is able to stitch together a coalition of 66 councillors – or close to it - will be the next council leader.

It's already clear that both of the major groups – Conservatives and Liberal Democrats – have lost ground relative to their results in 2009.

But the Liberal Democrats have lost fewer seats than they might have expected, given that in 2009 they were not part of a coalition government in Westminster.  

In 2009 they got 38 councillors elected in Cornwall.  As I write this, they still have 35. 

The Conservatives are the biggest losers – down from 50 seats in 2009 to 31 at the moment – but in 2009 they didn’t have to see so many of their voters backing UKIP, who have taken six seats. 

If you combine the Conservative and UKIP share of the vote together, they polled 40% and could claim to be the biggest single block of votes in Cornwall.

The Independents are up slightly – on 35, compared with 32 in 2009 – and Labour is up from zero in 2009 to eight.  

But the failure of Labour’s Jude Robinson to hold on to her council seat will prompt some serious questions for the party. 

See what she had to say about it all:

Mebyon Kernow won four seats – up one from 2009.

And the election of Cornwall’s first Green Party councillor will add a small splash of colour to what otherwise looks like a rather grey council chamber.

Final vote share:

  • Conservative - 24%
  • Lib Dems - 23%
  • Independents - 21%  
  • UKIP - 15%
  • Labour - 7%
  • Mebyon Kernow - 5%
  • Green - 3%
  • Other - 1%

4:02pm

And here's what the new Cornwall Council looks like now, colour coded for your pleasure:

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3:48pm

3:43pm

Finally, confirmation that Andy Wallis has indeed taken the Porthleven and Helston West seat with 706 votes - a huge 65% of the vote.

Behind him with 189 votes was Conservative Liz Lane, followed by UKIP's Stephen Gough with 156 votes and Lib Dem Richard Goedegebuur with 35.

3:39pm

Truro Trehaverne - Fiona Ferguson (Cons) - polled 45% of vote. Turnout 33.88%

3:35pm

Roseland - Julian German (Ind) with 68% of the vote.

He resigned from the cabinet last year over the ousting of Alec Robertson - turnout 47.96%

3:33pm

St Ives West - Andrew Paul Mitchell (Independent)

Bude - David Parsons (Lib Dem) and Nigel Pearce (Lib Dem) - turnout 30.19%

3:31pm

Independent Bert Biscoe retains his seat in Truro, with the Truro Boscawen division.

In the Penzance Promenade division James Andrew Robert McKenna is elected as an Independent.

3:30pm

Menheniot - Christopher Bernard Ellis (Con) - turnout 45.85%

3:24pm

Former Truro mayor Rob Nolan (Lib Dem) retains his seat on Cornwall Council with his election to Truro Redannick.

In Camelford Robert Rotchell (Lib Dem) takes the seat, following a turnout of 29.48%

3:23pm

3:22pm

Lynher - Stephanie Mcwilliam (UKIP) - turnout 38.34% 

3:19pm

The St Keverne and Meneage seat has been retained by Conservative Walter Sanger.

He received 631 votes, with his closest rival being Dominic Brandreth of the Green Party polling 502 votes.

Brian Bailey of UKIP took 355 votes while Ann Round of Labour received 69 votes.

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3:17pm

Tony Martin (Con) has retained Penryn East, narrowly defeating Mylor parish chairman John Symons (Ind) by 343 votes to 327.

Judith Whiteley (Lib Dem) received 320.

3:16pm

St Just in Penwith - Suzanne Jeanette James (Lib Dem)

3:15pm

St Buryan - William Gordon Maddern (Conservative)

Rame - George William Trubody (Independent) - turnout 48.90%

3:14pm

The results so far, mapped:

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3:12pm

Looe West, Lansallos and Lanteglos - Edwina Mary Hannaford (Lib Dem) 

3:10pm

NATIONAL: Looks like a bad day accross the UK for the Tories and to a lesser extent the Lib Dems.

Polling expert John Curtice has said on the BBC: "It is quite clear that a particularly strong UKIP performance was achieved mostly at the Conservatives' expense, though the Lib Dems and Labour evidently suffered to a smaller extent as well."

National figures so far.

Con: - 214 seats

Lib Dem: - 68 seats

Labour: + 185

UKIP: + 76

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Liskeard East - Sally Jane Hawken (Independent) - turnout 26.37%

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 Lelant and Carbis Bay - Elizabeth Mary Penhaligon (Conservative) 

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St Agnes - Peter Alan Mitchell (Lib Dem)

St Austell Bethel - Malcolm Alan Brown (Lib Dem) - turnout 27.65%

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Lanivet and Blisland - Christopher Charles Batters (Lib Dem) - turnout 34.68%

3:02pm

St Dominic, Harrowbarrow and Kelly Bray - Jim Flashman (Conservative) - turnout 38.12%

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3:01pm

A flurry of final results - just a few left to declare now:

St Ives East - Timothy Howard Andrewes (Green)

Pool and Tehidy - Malcolm John Moyle (Labour)

Marazion and Perranuthnoe - Susan Nicholas (Conservative)

St Minver and St Endellion - Andrew James Penny - (Independent) turnout 42.65%

Liskeard North - Roger Graeme Holmes (Independent) 

3:01pm

Here is the make up of Cornwall Council based on the results so far.

What this means is hard to say, with quite a bit of horse trading expected over the weekend.

Who will have overall control will depend on what deals can be done...

 This is The West Country:

2:54pm

Probus, Tregony and Grampound - Robert William Egerton (Independent)

Wadebridge West - Scott Mann (Conservative) - turnout 41.64%

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2:54pm

Chris Ridgers (Con) has lost the Mabe, Perranarworthal and St Gluvias seat to Michael Charles Keogh (UKIP) by 3 votes.

2:50pm

NATIONAL: Cameron's own county council - Oxfordshire is lost to no overall control

2:45pm

Threemilestone and Gloweth - Timothy James Deeble (Independent) 

2:45pm

Conservative Stephen Chamberlain takes the Feock and Playing Place seat with 801 votes to Bob Richards (Ind) 700. 

2:44pm

Colin Brewer, the councillor caught up in the 'put down disabled children' row has won back his seat. He resigned recently after a media storm over his comments.

Cheers, and boos, at the count, say BBC Spotlight.

Just four votes in it, with a turnout of 42.32%

2:42pm

In Launceston North and North Petherwin the Lib Dem candidate Adam Paynter takes it after a turnout of 39.64%

2:41pm

St Austell Poltair - Jacqueline Bull  - 27.7% turnout

2:39pm

The Penzance East seat goes to Labour candidate Timothy Guy Dwelly

2:36pm

Grenville and Stratton - (Lib Dem) - turnout 37.61%

2:36pm

Mount Hawke - Joyce Mitchell Duffin (Lib Dem) 

Altarnun - Vivien Thomas Chavasse Hall (Conservative) - turnout 40.21%

St  Austell Poltair - Jacqueline Bull  - 27.7% turnout 

2:35pm

All the results are now in for Falmouth. The fresh crop of Cornwall Councillors are

Candy Atherton (Lab) Smithick 

Alan Jewell (Con) Boslowick 

Geoffrey Evans (Con) Arwenack

David Saunby (Ind) Trescobeas

Hanna Toms (Lab) Penwerris

In Penryn - Mary May, former mayor and incumbent, has retained her seat.

2:32pm

Andrew Wallis retains Porthleven & Helston West by a huge majority of 706 votes. 

Other candidates: Liz Lane - 189 votes, Gough - 156 votes, Lib Dem - 35 votes

2:31pm

Mary May (Ind) has retained her seat in Penryn West with 43% of the vote (399 of 936).

Cait Hutchings (Lib Dem) came second with 261 votes.

2:25pm

In Truro Tregolls the seat has been taken by Loic Joachim Rich (Ind)

2:24pm

Poundstock - Nicola Chopak (Lib Dem) - turnout 36.3%

2:22pm

Padstow - Richard Buscombe (Lib Dem) - turnout 39.31%

2:22pm

LATEST RESULTS, MAPPED:This is The West Country:

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2:22pm

Redruth Central is taken by Conservative Michael Stanley Eddowes while in Bodmin St Mary's Ann Kerridge takes it for the Lib Dems following a turnout of 27.48% 

2:19pm

Penzance Central is taken by Labour candidate Cornelius Michael John Olivier

2:15pm

Newlyn and Mousehole - Roger Harding (Conservative)

St Austell Bay - Thomas George French (Conservative) - turnout 34.45%

2:12pm

Ladock, St Clement and St Erme. Michael John Eathorne-Gibbons (Cons)

Launceston South - Jade Lynne Farrington (Lib Dem) 35.15% turnout (Hat tip to a former hack turned politician)

Redruth South - Ian Thomas (Ind)

Newquay Tretherras - Patrick John Lambshead (Con) 26.95% turnout

2:09pm

Hayle South - John Roberts Coombe (Independent)

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2:06pm

Newlyn and Goonhavern - Lisa Donna Shuttlewood (Conservative) 

2:05pm

Saltash West - Robert Austin (Lib Dem) - turnout 30.37%


Gunnislake and Calstock - Dorothy Kirk (Labour) 

2:00pm

Lanner and Stithians won by John Thomas (Ind) beating Neil "the reasons for approval of controversial Halvasso solar farm development seem to outweigh those for refusal" Plummer.

1:59pm

St Teath and St Breward - John Lugg  (38.1% turnout)


Ludgvan - Roy Albert Mann, Conservative 

1:58pm

Former cabinet member Lance Kennedy, who switched to an Independent from the Tories, has lost his Bodmin seat to Lib Dem Steve Rogerson. 

That means that both the father and mother of MP Dan Rogerson are on the council.

1:58pm

Falmouth Boslowick results in more depth:

Alan Jewell, Conservative - 289 votes

Steve Eva, Independent - 274 votes

Roger Bonney, Liberal Democrat - 262 votes

Mairi Hayworth, UKIP - 237 votes

Nicholas Jemmett - 192 votes

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Perranporth - Michael Leigh Callan (Independent)

1:54pm

Independent Steve Eva has lost Falmouth Boslowick to Conservative Alan Jewell in a close run battle. Just 15 votes in it!

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1:52pm

It's round-up time again.

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Bodmin St Petroc - Stephen John Rogerson (Lib Dem) -
turnout 30.02%

1:51pm

Bugle - Simon Rix (Lib Dem) - turnout 25.4% 

1:50pm

Gwinear-Gwithian and St Erth is taken by Conservative Lionel Anthony Pascoe while the St Germans and Landulph seat is woon by Daniel Richard Pugh, also Conservative

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1:46pm

Independent David John Pollard takes Hayle North with 65% of the vote.

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1:45pm

Grenville Chappel has LOST his seat in the Falmouth Penwerris division to Hanna Toms of Labour, who polled 361 votes against his 283.

Independent John Body polled 183 votes while Amanda Warner of UKIP took 169.

1:43pm

Trelawney - James Patrick Candy (Lib Dem) - turnout 42.20% 

1:43pm

Alex Folkes retains his seat for the Lib Dems in Launceston Central, where there was a 26.18% turnout.

It seems that not paying your council tax when you are a councillor is no bar to being re-elected.

1:41pm

Tintagel - Glenton Brown (Lib Dem) - 36.37% turnout

1:38pm

Breage, Germoe and Sithney seat is won by John Keeling, Conservative candidate, with 562 votes. It was a relatively close vote, with his rival Michael Mahon of UKIP polling 458 votes.

1:38pm

Illogan seat taken by Conservative Terence Wilkins

1:36pm

The rise of UKIP.

Election result: Four Lanes - Derek Elliott (UKIP)

This makes it five for the party that previously had not managed to win a single seat in the Duchy.

But who are they taking votes from?

At the moment it looks like the Tories are suffering most, which seems to be having a positive effect for the Lib Dems, but it is probably too early to say.

Keep checking back.

1:34pm

Four Lanes - Derek Elliott (UKIP)

Mount Charles  - Gary James King (Independent) 

1:34pm

Deputy leader and cabinet member for children's services, Neil Burden, has retained his seat in Stokeclimsland with 810 votes - a massive 62% share.

1:33pm

Falmouth and Helston round-up.

David Saunby has retained his Falmouth Trescobeas seat (Ind).

Judith Haycock (Independent) retains her seat in Helston South by a comfortable majority, polling 427 votes.

Conservative Neil Hatton has retained the Constantine, Mawnan and Budock seat with 57% of the vote.

Independent Phil Martin has taken the Helston North seat from former council leader Alec Robertson by 96 votes (590 votes to 494 votes).

'Multi-mayor' of Falmouth, Geoffrey Evans (Cons), has won the Arwenack seat with 624 votes. Robin Johnson, for Labour, came second with 180.

Falmouth has a Labour councillor. Former MP Candy Atherton has won the Smithick seat with 316 votes. This was the seat that town councillor Diana Merritt was contesting. She came second with 156.

Mullion and Grade-ruan. Carolyn Rule (Ind) takes seat.

1:33pm

St Columb Major - Patricia Harvey (Independent) - 28.4% turnout 

1:32pm

Newly Independent Carolyn Rule retains the Mullion and Grade Ruan seat with 577 votes, a strong lead over the other two candidates.

UKIP's Nina Sutherland polled 341 votes while Conservative Alfred Mesropians polled 285.

1:28pm

David Saunby has retained his Falmouth Trescobeas seat (Ind).

Vicky Eva, wife of Cornwall Councillor Steve Eva came in fourth.

1:24pm

Another seat for UKIP at Camborne Treswithian. Arthur Lewis (UKIP)

1:23pm

Loveday Jenkin retains her seat for Mebyon Kernow in Crowan and Wendron with 751 votes, a really strong majority. The next closest was Conservative Linday Taylor with 290 votes.

1:21pm

Election results: St Enorder - Richard Cole ( Mebyon Kernow) 27.16% turnout.

The leader of MK keeps his seat

1:20pm

Jeremy Rowe has retained his seat at St Issey and St Tudy -  (Lib Dem)  33.4% turnout.

The leader of the Lib Dems at County Hall keeps his seat

1:18pm

Conservative John Dyer takes the Chacewater, Kenwyn and Baldhu seat

1:16pm

Looks like Labour's Jude Robinson is out, more to follow!

1:16pm

St Austell Gover - Sandra Elizabeth Heyward,  26.2% 
turnout

1:16pm

Camborne Trelowarren goes to Conservative Jon Stoneman

1:14pm

UKIP pick up second seat, in Camborne Pendarves. Henry Blakeley (UKIP) wins

1:14pm

Judith Haycock (Independent) retains her seat in Helston South by a comfortable majority, polling 427 votes.

Lib Dem John Martin came second with 215 votes, UKIP's Scott Blandford polled 210 votes, Conservative Tanya Dyer 141 votes and Independent James Buchanan 94 votes.

1:13pm

Conservative Neil Hatton has retained the Constantine, Mawnan and Budock seat with 57% of the vote.

1:12pm

The Helston South seat is retained by Independent Judith Haycock - stats to follow

1:10pm

It is time for a round-up here at thepacket.co.uk.

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1:10pm

St Cleer seat goes to Derris Rosslyn Watson (Lib Dem) - turnout 39.7% 

1:08pm

Camborne Pendarves - Henry Blakeley

Looe east - Armand Toms (Ind) turnout 42.3%

Lostwithiel - Benedicte Poula Gwyneth (Con) turnout 36.9%

1:08pm

Confirmation that Independent Phil Martin has taken the Helston North seat from former council leader Alec Robertson by 96 votes (590 votes to 494 votes).

UKIP's Leonie Gough polls 184 votes while Lib Dem Mollie Scrase receives just 68.

1:07pm

Election results : Looe east - Armand Toms (Ind) turnout 42.3%

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1:01pm

'Multi-mayor' of Falmouth, Geoffrey Evans (Cons), has won the Arwenack seat with 624 votes.

Robin Johnson, for Labour, came second with 180.

1:00pm

Par and St Blazey Gate - Douglas Scrafton (Lib Dem), 24.2% turnout; St Blazey - Roy Taylor (Lib Dem)

12:59pm

Falmouth has a Labour councillor. Former MP Candy Atherton has won the Smithick seat with 316 votes.

This was the seat that town councillor Diana Merritt was contesting. She came second with 156.

12:58pm

Conservative seat for Camborne Roskear with the election of Paul White with 475 votes, while Labour candidate Robert Webber has been elected to Camborne Treslothan by just seven votes over the UKIP candidate.

12:57pm

Saltash East - Derek Holley (Ind) 32.3% turnout

12:57pm

Newquay Pentire Joanna Kenny (Lib dem) turnout 26.4%  

12:53pm

First ever seat on Cornwall Council for UKIP - Mark Hicks has taken Newquay Treviglas with 266 votes in a close election, where second place Andy Hannan (Conservative) polled 237 votes and third place Sandy Carter (Lib Dem) 218.

12:52pm

Reports that lone Labour councillor Jude Robinson has lost her seat. More to follow

12:51pm

A 'tense' atmosphere at Carn Brea count centre according to one standing candidate

12:50pm

BREAKING: Unconfirmed reports Alec Robertson has lost to Phil Martin at Helston North. Could be a shocker as the former top dog loses.

12:49pm

Lib Dems hold Gulval and Heamoor. Mario Fonk (Lib Dem) elected with 889 votes, large majority over UKIP and Tories

12:47pm

St Mewan - Malcolm Harris (Ind) Turnout 33.1%

12:46pm

Fowey and Tywardreath - David Hughes (Lib Dem)  turnout 38.3%

12:44pm

Michael George takes Liskeard West and Dobwalls with 796 votes for the Liberal Democrats

12:41pm

Narrowest seat yet in Newquay Central, with Lib Dem Geoff Brown taking it with 267 votes - just 23 behind opposition candidate Steve Slade, Independent.

12:41pm

Carharrack, Gwennap and St Day - Mark Kaczmarek (Ind) retains his seat

12:33pm

NATIONAL: Burnley is now BNP-free for the first time in 11 years. Not only lost seat but came last.

12:32pm

It's round up time.

This is The West Country:

Bit early to say whether a pattern is emerging, but it seems safe to say the rise of UKIP and dissatisfaction with the Lib Dems nationally has thrown a spanner into the Cornish political landscape.

12:29pm

Torpoint West seat is taken by Conservative Michael Pearn, turnout 25.6% 

12:26pm

St Dennis and Nanpean seat goes to Independent Fred Greenslade with a large majority, polling 518 votes (turnout 21.4%)

Bodmin St Leonard is taken by Lib Dem Pat Rogerson who polls 517 votes, another large majority (turnout 23.7%)

12:23pm

12:11pm

A second seat for Mebyon Kernow with the election of Andrew Long to Callington (712 votes - a huge majority)

UKIP on 322. Lib Dems just 34.

12:06pm

Hilary Anne Frank is the first Lib Dem to be elected (685 votes) for Saltash South while John Fitter is the first Conservative for St Mawgan and Colan (588 votes)

12:04pm

Verification finally complete at Carn Brea - the count begins!

12:00pm

This is one seat the Lib Dems have lost to MK:

St Austell's Penwinnick and Boscoppa division goes to Matthew Luke (Mebyon Kernow) - Turnout 23.93%

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11:52am

National: Liberal Democrats won a miserable 352 votes in South Shields, putting them in seventh place. inning just half the votes won by the BNP. Are the Lib Dems nervous in Cornwall yet?

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11:34am

The view from Carn Brea count centre

 

11:32am

An independant has picked up the first seat at the Cornwall Council elections.

 

11:27am

Taking slightly longer at Carn Brea count centre, where verification is expected to be completed by around 12.15pm and possibly the first declarations made at around 2.30pm #ccelections

11:25am

Countdown begins to the first result from the Wadebridge counting centre. Here we go folks...

11:18am

A total of 123 Cornwall Council seats are being contested today by 480 candidates #ccelections

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10:43am

The Conservatives have lost control of Gloucestershire Council

Asked by the BBC if they would try to form an alliance with UKIP, their leader did not rule it out.

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10:07am

National news still all about the rise of UKIP.

Party leader Nigel Farage has called early gains across England "remarkable".

The BBC are reporting that UKIP has won 42 seats so far, averaging 26% of the vote in the wards where its candidates are standing.

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9:31am

So - a Tory/UKIP controlled Cornwall Council? Discuss...

9:28am

9:26am

The Times are reporting a poll that says The Conservatives are losing six times as many voters to UKIP as the Labour Party.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article3755468.ece

Nigel Farage, the leader of UKIP has hit back at detractors who called them a bunch of "clowns", saying “send in the clowns" and adding that the results so far will send a shockwave through the establishment.

How will they do in Cornwall? And which party's votes will they take?

Keep checking back for the results as we get them.

9:20am

9:10am

In total 480 candidates are contesting 123 seats in 122 wards.

9:09am

Nationally today looks like it will all be about UKIP, which has delivered its strongest ever performance in local elections (in the areas already declared).

Calling it the biggest surge by a fourth party in England since the Second World War, the BBC estimates UKIP has averaged 26% of the vote in council wards where it stood.

There could be some nervous local politicians in Cornwall this morning as many winning margins are small to say the least.

Seven of the 35 council election results nationally have been declared so far, the Tories have lost control of two of the seven and the Liberal Democrats have also lost seats, including four in their key target area of Somerset.

With the Lib Dems hoping for a solid performance in Cornwall, this does not look good. But we will have to wait and see.

Keep checking back for more as it happens.

9:05am

The count is due to get underway in Cornwall soon, so keep checking back to see the results as they happen.

9:04am

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10:00pm

Polls have now closed. Counting of votes for county, town and parish councils begins tomorrow.

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8:03pm

Polls close in a little under two hours - have you voted yet?

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3:51pm Thu 2 May 13

GrahamHarris says

Can I just warn people to be vigilant with their personal information today.

It appears there are people sat outside some polling stations doing an 'exit poll' and asking who you have voted for!

Firstly this is none of their business.

Secondly, I believe they are they on behalf of one political party, they are asking to see your polling cards when you enter and I don't believe they have any right to see it.

 

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3:49pm

This is The West Country:

Rona and Harold Binham and Elaine Snell vote at the Dracaena Centre in Falmouth

3:48pm

Polling and candidate info for Mylor and Flushing

Mylor and Flushing Parish Council candidates

Gill Bray, Bob Bridge, Mike Burden, Tony Deacon, Heather Hall, Sam Heard, Martin Jewell, Haylee Leary, Patrick Polglase, Jan Robson, Neil Rogers, John Skinner, John Symons, Judith Whiteley and Michael Willmore. Thirteen people will be elected to the council.

Cornwall Council candidates

Mylor and Penryn East division: Tony Martin - Conservative, John Symons - Independent, Miriam Venner - Labour, Judith Whiteley - Liberal Democrat, David Garwood - Mebyon Kernow, Paula Clements, UKIP

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Polling and candidate info for Feock

Feock Parish Council candidates

Carnon Downs ward: Sandy Anderson as an Independent - New Parish Partnership, Lisa Paterson as an Independent - New Parish Partnership, Jim Bell, Sue Felton, Cathy Kemp as an Independent - New Parish Partnership, Mike Kemp as an Independent - New Parish Partnership, John Langdon, Gary Matthews as an Independent - New Parish Partnership, Bob Richards. Five people will be elected to this ward.

Feock ward: Rob Andrew, Brian Ashdown, Colin Blake, John Brock, Alan Groves, Caroline Johnson as an Independent - New Parish Partnership, Diana Smeath, Tim Smithies as an Independent - New Parish Partnership, Colin Taylor and Elisabeth West. Five people will be elected to this ward.

Devoran Ward: Susan Baker, Claire Carter as an Independent - New Parish Partnership, Vanessa Gordon as an Independent - New Parish Partnership, Roger Higgins as an Independent, Dominic Kiernander as an Independent - New Parish Partnership, Ben Shankland as an Independent - New Parish Partnership and Rachel Westley as an Independent. Four people will be elected to this ward.

Cornwall Council candidates

Feock and Playing Place division: Steve Chamberlain - Conservative, Bob Richards - Independent, Jayne Kirkham - Labour, Christine Ryall - Liberal Democrat

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2:29pm Thu 2 May 13

guest01 says

Disappointed there are uncontested candidates being automatically elected. No chance to vote for Town council in my Falmouth area.

3:17pm

Polling and candidate info for Falmouth

Falmouth Town Council candidates

Arwenack ward - UNCONTESTED: Maureen Davies for Liberal Democrats, Geoffrey Evans for Conservatives and Steven Gray. All three candidates elected.

Boslowick ward: Rowenna Brock as an Independent, Steve Eva as an Independent, Alan Jewell for Conservatives, Malcolm Leather for the Conservatives, Ann Minson as an Independent and Marie Ryan for Conservatives. Four people will be elected to this ward.

Penwerris Ward: John Body as an Independent, Grenville Chappel, Gerald Chin-Quee as an Independent, Louise Coley for Labour, Simon Coley for Labour and Tony Leamon for Mebyon Kernow. Three people will be elected to this ward.

Trescobeas Ward: Keven Ayres as an Independent, Allyson Biggins as an Independents, Vicky Eva as an Independent, Brod Ross for Labour, David Saunby as an Independent and Miriam Venner for Labour. Three people will be elected to this ward.

Smithick Ward: Candy Atherton for Labour, Alex Brinnen as an Independent, Tony Canton as an Independent, Oliver Cramp for Liberal Democrats, Janey Davis as an Independent, Simon Fudge as an Independent, Diana Merrett as an Independent, Rolf Munding as an Independent and Christopher Smith as an Independent. Three people will be elected to this ward.

Cornwall Council candidates

Falmouth Arwenack division: Geoffrey Evans - Conservative, Robin Johnson - Labour, Catherine Thornhill - Liberal Democrat.

Falmouth Boslowick division: Alan Jewell - Conservative, Steve Eva - Independent, Nicholas Jemmett - Labour, Roger Bonney - Liberal Democrat, Mairi Hayworth - UKIP

Falmouth Smithick division: Liz Ashcroft - Conservative, Christopher Smith - Independent, Tony Canton - Independent, Diana Merrett - Independent, Kenny Edwards - Liberal Democrat, Candy Atherton - Labour and Co-operative Party

Falmouth Trescobeas division: Peter Williams - Conservative, Euan McPhee - Green Party, Vicky Eva - Independent, David Saunby - Independent, Rhun Davies - Liberal Democrat, Brod Ross - Labour and Co-operative Party, Carole Douglas - UKIP

Falmouth Penwerris division: John Body - Independent, Hanna Toms - Labour and Co-operative Party, Amanda Wymer - UKIP, Grenville Chappel - Unspecified

Constantine, Mawnan and Budock division: Neil Hatton - Conservative, Susan Webber - Labour, Lomond Handley - UKIP

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Polling and candidate info for Penryn

Cornwall Council candidates

Penryn East and Mylor: Paula Clements for UKIP, David Garwood for Mebyon Kernow, Tony Martin for Conservative, John Symons as an Independent, Miriam Venner for Labour and Judith Whiteley for Liberal Democrats.

Penryn West: Cait Hutchings for Liberal Democrats, Jim Lloyd-Davies for Labour, Mary Katherine May as an Independent and Martin David Orders for UKIP.

NO TOWN COUNCIL ELECTION IS BEING HELD IN PENRYN

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Polling and candidate info for Helston

Helston Town Council candidates

Helston North ward: John Boase, Niall Devenish, Lloyd Harris, Jonathan Radford-Gaby, Nicola Roberts, Mike Thomas. Five candidates will be elected for this ward.

Helston South ward: Ronald Edgcumbe, Gillian Geer, Tim Grattan-Kane, Martine Knight, John Martin, Christopher Ring, Mark Upton, Ronnie Williams. Five people will also be elected to this ward.

Cornwall Council candidates

Helston North division: Leonie Gough from Porthleven for the UK Independence Party, Phil Martin from Sithney as an Independent, current councillor Alec Robertson from Helston for the Conservative Party, Mollie Scrase from Marazion for the Liberal Democrats.

Helston South division: Scott Blanford from Helston for the UK Independence Party, James Buchanan from Helston as an Independent, Tanya Dyer from Helston for the Conservative Party, current councillor Judith Haycock from Helston as an Independent, John Martin from Godolphin Cross for the Liberal Democrats.

Porthleven and Helston West: Richard Goedegebuur from Sithney for the Liberal Democrats, Stephen Gough from Porthleven for the UK Independence Party, Liz Lane from Porthleven for the Conservative Party, current councillor Andrew Wallis from Porthleven as an Independent.

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2:29pm Thu 2 May 13

guest01 says...

Disappointed there are uncontested candidates being automatically elected. No chance to vote for Town council in my Falmouth area.
Disappointed there are uncontested candidates being automatically elected. No chance to vote for Town council in my Falmouth area. guest01
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3:51pm Thu 2 May 13

GrahamHarris says...

Can I just warn people to be vigilant with their personal information today.

It appears there are people sat outside some polling stations doing an 'exit poll' and asking who you have voted for!

Firstly this is none of their business.

Secondly, I believe they are they on behalf of one political party, they are asking to see your polling cards when you enter and I don't believe they have any right to see it.
Can I just warn people to be vigilant with their personal information today. It appears there are people sat outside some polling stations doing an 'exit poll' and asking who you have voted for! Firstly this is none of their business. Secondly, I believe they are they on behalf of one political party, they are asking to see your polling cards when you enter and I don't believe they have any right to see it. GrahamHarris
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