Matthew Renyard of the Labour Party elected
Coxford Ward in Southampton went to the polls yesterday to elect a new member of Southampton City Council.
Matthew Renyard, representing the Labour Party, was elected on the night.
The full results were as follows:
ATKINS, Susan Anne - Socialist Alternative - Putting People First - 368
CHAPMAN, Sam Philip - Liberal Democrat - 450
FLETCHER, David John - Integrity Southampton - 178
GALTON, Diana June - The Conservative Party Candidate - 529
HUMBER, Derek Lascelles - UKIP 123
MCQUILLAN, Richard Terrence - Independent - 174
RENYARD, Matthew - Labour Party Candidate - 668 ELECTED
SANDYS, Cara Anne - Green Party – 53
The new make up of Southampton City Council is as follows:
Conservatives: 19 seats (same as before)
Labour: 26 seats (+1)
Independent: 3 seats (-1)
The official declaration notice is available.
Make sure you’re registered for Southampton’s local elections this May
This was a by-election for Coxford Ward which took place following the resignation of Mr Keith Morrell.
Southampton’s full local elections will take place Thursday 2 May 2019. Make sure you are registered to take part. You can find out more about how to register and casting your vote on the Your Vote Matters website