Election of a District Councillor for the Newport ward on 4 May 2017

Anthony Gerard has been elected as District Councillor for the Newport ward.


Anthony GERARD (Residents for Uttlesford) was elected as District Councillor for Newport Ward.

Anthony GERARD (R4U): 623*
Jayne PACEY (LD): 325
Paul SIMPER (Con): 381

Results of the election

Newport (1 seat)

The candidate whose name is in bold won a seat on Uttlesford District Council.

Anthony GERARDResidents For Uttlesford623
Jayne PACEYLiberal Democrats325
Paul SIMPERThe Conservative Party Candidate381
Total rejected votes-
Turnout %----


About the election

Councillors are elected to the local council to represent their local community. There is one vacancy in the Newport ward following the recent resignation of Joanna Parry. 

Important dates

What is happening
Publication of notice of electionMonday 27 March 2017
Deadline for delivery of nomination papers4:00 pm Tuesday 4 April 2017
Last day to register to voteMidnight on Thursday 13 April 2017
Last day to apply, amend or cancel a postal vote5:00 pm Tuesday 18 April 2017
Last day to apply for a proxy vote5:00 pm Tuesday 25 April 2017
Last day to apply for a proxy vote on grounds of disability or occupation, service or employment occurring after 5pm on Wednesday 8 February 20175:00 pm Thursday 4 May 2017
Polling day7:00 am to 10:00 pm Thursday 4 May 2017


Who can vote

You can vote if you are on the electoral register, are a British citizen, a qualifying Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of the European Union and live in the Newport ward. The deadline for all registration applications, in time for this election is midnight on Thursday 13 April 2017.

If you would like to check if you are registered or require a postal or proxy vote please contact elections@uttlesford.gov.uk

You can register quickly using the online registration service.


Notice of Election

Statement of Persons Nominated

Notice of Poll


Additional information

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