Top Turnout for Council Elections

Voting ClipartRyton-on-Dunsmore (Dunsmore ward) tops the turnout for the whole of the Rugby Borough Council elections, the local election itself being a very tightly contested battle, with the seat going to Deepah Roberts, Independent. The full results for the Dunsmore ward were:

  1. Deepah Roberts – Independent (1,289)
  2. Ian Spiers – Conservative (1,039)
  3. Kieren Richard George Brown – Labour (233)
  4. David Wolfskehl – Green Party Stop Fracking Now (124)

Are you happy with the result? Did you vote? Do you care? You might be interested to know that the majority of us did not vote, with turnout across Rugby Borough Council being only 38.61%. Here in Ryton-on-Dunsmore (Dunsmore ward) however we achieved the highest of all the 14 ward’s turnouts with 45.27%, so if you voted give yourself a clap on the back.
If you’d like a few more statistics then the turnout by ward (highest to lowest) was as follows:

45.27% Dunsmore ward
43.10% Bilton ward
42.98% Rokeby and Overslade ward
41.23% Revel and Binley Woods ward
40.21% Paddox ward
40.09% Hillmorton ward
39.33% Wolvey and Shilton ward
38.75% Admirals and Cawston ward
37.02% Wolston and The Lawfords ward
34.14% Coton and Boughton ward
32.39% Eastlands ward
30.50% Benn ward
29.11% Newbold and Brownsover ward
27.97% New Bilton ward

The overall control of the council has been retained by the Conservatives, now holding 23 of the 42 seats (Labour 10, Liberal Democrats 7 and 2 Independents).
Contact details for any (3) of our councillors are available on the Rubgy Borough Council website:

See the Rugby Borough Council website for more information on the election results.