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Result of Knapton Parish Council by-election

12:10 23 March 2012

© ARCHANT NORFOLK 2011

Patrick Lee has won yesterday’s Knapton Parish Council by-election.

Mr Lee, of Lawn Close, Knapton, gained 89 votes in the poll. His opponent, Robin Simmonds, of School Close, Knapton, attracted nine votes.

There was one spoilt ballot paper. The turnout was 33.9pc based on an electorate of 292.

The vacancy was created by the resignation of David Gale.

2 comments

  • Not a bad turn out considering the lack of communication. Let us hope that Mr Lee injects a little sanity into the Parish Council and that those involved in allegedly manipulating the due electoral process receive their just deserve.

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    No Brainer

    Friday, March 23, 2012

  • Maybe the Electoral Commission should hold an inquiry.

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    Peter Watson

    Monday, March 26, 2012

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