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Results of past elections held in the City of London, wider London and UK.

Aldermanic

Ward of Tower

Tuesday 12 September 2017

Nicholas Stephen Leland Lyons was duly elected as Alderman for the ward

Poll results

  1. FREDERICKS, Marianne Bernadette: Independent - 61
  2. HINDLE, Jonathan Mark: Independent - 6
  3. LYONS, Nicholas Stephen Leland: Independent - 91
  4. MARSDEN, Andrew Charles: Independent - 37
  5. PETTIGREW, Jonathan Stephen: Independent - 3
  6. TUMBRIDGE, James Richard: Independent - 52

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. Want of an official mark - 0
  2. Voting for more candidates that the voter was entitled to - 0
  3. Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 1

Summary

  • Total spoilt votes - 1
  • Number of ballot papers verified and counted - 251
  • Turnout 40

Ward of Langbourn

Monday 11 September 2017

David Hugh Wootton was elected as Alderman for the ward

This election was uncontested.


Ward of Aldersgate

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Nicholas John Anstee was duly elected as Alderman for the ward

Poll results

  1. ANSTEE, Nicholas John: Independent - 367
  2. TAYAB, Tanvir - 25

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. Want of an official mark - 0
  2. Voting for more candidates that the voter was entitled to - 0
  3. Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 3

Summary

  • Total spoilt votes - 3
  • Number of ballot papers verified and counted - 395
  • Turnout 25.3%

Ward of Castle Baynard

Wednesday 22 March 2017

Ian David Luder was elected as Alderman for the ward.

This election was uncontested.


Ward of Farringdon Without

Wednesday 9 February 2017

Gregory Percy (commonly known as Greg) JONES was duly elected as Alderman for the ward

Poll results

  1. CARR, Helen Ginette: Independent - 26
  2. HUGHES-PENNEY, Robert Charles - 98
  3. JONES, Gregory Percy (commonly known as Greg) - 443

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. Want of an official mark - 0
  2. Voting for more candidates that the voter was entitled to - 0
  3. Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 2

Summary

  • Total spoilt votes - 2
  • Number of ballot papers verified and counted - 569
  • Turnout 17.4%

Ward of Queenhithe

Monday 21 November 2016

Alistair John Naisbitt KING was duly elected as Alderman for the ward

Poll results

  1. KING, Alistair John Naisbitt: Independent - 122
  2. STREETER, Patrick John - 3

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. Want of an official mark - 0
  2. Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to - 0
  3. Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 0

Summary

  • Total spoilt votes - 0
  • Number of ballot papers verified and counted - 125
  • Turnout 45%

Ward of Cordwainer

Thursday 3 November 2016

GIFFORD, Michael Roger was elected as Alderman for the ward

This election was uncontested.


Ward of Walbrook

Wednesday 2 December 2015

John Garbutt was duly elected as Alderman for the ward

Poll results

  1. BANNISTER, Clive Christopher Roger: Independent - 25
  2. GARBUTT, John - 86
  3. WADDINGHAM, Robert Adrian Joseph: Independent - 61

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. Want of an official mark - 0
  2. Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to - 0
  3. Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 0

Summary

  • Total spoilt votes - 0
  • Number of ballot papers verified and counted - 172
  • Turnout 44%

Ward of Cornhill

Tuesday 13 October 2015

Robert Picton Seymour HOWARD was duly elected as Alderman for the ward

Poll results

  1. HILLS, Richard John: Independent - 46
  2. HOWARD, Robert Picton Seymour: Independent - 137

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. Want of an official mark - 0
  2. Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to - 0
  3. Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 1

Summary

  • Total spoilt votes - 1
  • Number of ballot papers verified and counted - 184
  • Turnout 58.8%

Common Councilman By-elections

Ward of Bishopsgate

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Benjamin Daniel MURPHY was duly elected as Common Councilman for the ward 

  1. BECKER, Timothy George Christie- Independent - 18 votes
  2. MURPHY, Benjamin Daniel - Independent - 112 votes (E)
  3. STREETER, Patrick Thomas - Independent - 35 votes

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. Want of an official mark - 0
  2. Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to - 0
  3. Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 0
  5. Rejected in part - 0

Summary

  • Total spoilt votes - 0
  • Number of ballot papers verified and counted - 165
  • Turnout - 18.07%

 Ward of Walbrook

Thursday 1 December 2016

Peter Gordon BENNETT was duly elected as Common Councilman for the ward

  1. BATES, Xuelin Li - Independent - 34 votes
  2. BENNETT, Peter Gordon - Independent - 72 votes (E)
  3. MORRELL, Sophia Ellen - Independent - 46 votes

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. Want of an official mark - 0
  2. Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to - 0
  3. Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 0
  5. Rejected in part - 0

Summary

  • Total spoilt votes - 0
  • Number of ballot papers verified and counted - 152
  • Turnout - 44%

Ward of Tower

Wednesday 16 March 2016

Anne Helen FAIRWEATHER was duly elected as Common Councilman for the ward

Poll results

  1. BATES, Lady Xuelin Li - Independent - 46 votes
  2. FAIRWEATHER, Anne Helen - Independent - 172 (E)

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. Want of an official mark - 0
  2. Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled - 0
  3. Writing a mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 2
  5. Rejected in part - 0

Summary

  • Total spoilt votes n/a
  • Number of ballot papers verified and counted - 220

Ward of Lime Street

Wednesday 16 March 2016

CHRISTIAN, Dominic Gerard was elected as Common Councilman for the ward

The election was uncontested.


Ward of Bridge and Bridge Without

Friday 3 July 2015

Keith David Forbes BOTTOMLEY was duly elected as Common Councilman for the ward

  1. BOTTOMLEY, Keith David Forbes - Independent - 75 votes (E)
  2. EVANS, Stephen James - Independent – 1 vote
  3. GREGORY, Colin Jan – Independent - 17 votes
  4. GROVES, Jason Scott - Independent - 20 votes

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. Want of an official mark - 0
  2. Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to - 0
  3. Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 0
  5. Rejected in part - 0

Summary

  • Total spoilt votes - 0
  • Number of ballot papers verified and counted - 113
  • Turnout - 32.7%

Ward of Bassishaw

Thursday 18 June 2015

Graeme George HARROWER was duly elected as Common Councilman for the ward

Poll results

  1. COWLING, Ross Leigh - Independent - 39 votes
  2. FEUNTEUN, Tristan Philippe - 2 votes
  3. HARROWER, Graeme George - Independent - 62 votes (E)
  4. HOPKINSON-WOOLLEY, Richard John - 49 votes

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. Want of an official mark - 0
  2. Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to - 0
  3. Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 1
  5. Rejected in part - 0

Summary

  • Total spoilt votes - 1
  • Number of ballot papers verified and counted - 153
  • Turnout - 44%

Ward of Candlewick

Wednesday 17 June 2015

Havilland James DE SAUSMAREZ was duly elected as Common Councilman for the ward

Poll results

  1. DE SAUSMAREZ, Havilland James - Independent - 35 votes (E)
  2. EVANS, Richard - Independent - 33 votes
  3. JONAS, Leslie Peter - 28 votes
  4. KAILE, Gillian - Independent - 15 votes

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. Want of an official mark - 0
  2. Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to - 0
  3. Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 0
  5. Rejected in part - 0

Summary

  • Total spoilt votes - 0
  • Number of ballot papers verified and counted - 111
  • Turnout - 33%

City-wide Common Council elections

2017 elections

For details, see the Notice of Persons Elected (225KB)

​2013 elections

For details, see the Notice of Persons Elected (120KB)

Lord Mayor

On Friday 29 September 2017, Alderman Charles Bowman was elected as Lord Mayor for the City of London. He will take office on Friday 10 November 2017 and will serve for one year.

Sheriffs

2017

At Common Hall, held in Guildhall on Monday 26 June 2017, the assembly of the Liveryman of the City of London elected the following persons as Sheriffs of the said City:

  • HAILES, Timothy Russell
    Alderman and International Banker
  • REDCLIFFE, Neil Graham Morgan
    Citizen and Basketmaker

The two Sheriffs took up their posts on 28 September 2017.

Notice of Persons Elected (26KB)

UK Parliamentary

​An election was held on Thursday 8 June 2017

Mark Field was returned to Parliament as the MP for the Cities of London and Westminster constituency.

The full results can be viewed on the City of Westminster's website who were the lead authority for this election.

European Parliamentary

​An election was held on Thursday 22 May 2014

The results for the London Region of the European Parliament and the individual results for the City of London are published on the London European Elections website.

Mayor of London and London Assembly

5 May 2016

For results of these elections, please visit the London Elects website. The City of London is part of the City and East Constituency.

Referendum and other

Referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union 2016

A referendum was held on Thursday 23 June 2016.

The referendum asked voters:

Should the United Kingdom remain as a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?

Voters had the option to vote to:

  • Remain a member of the European Union
  • Leave the European Union

Final UK wide result

  • LEAVE 51.9%
  • REMAIN 48.1%

Results for the City of London

  • Total number of ballot papers counted : 4405
  • The number of votes cast in favour of REMAIN - 3312
  • The number of votes cast in favour of LEAVE - 1087

Number of ballot papers rejected

  1. No official mark - 0
  2. Voting for both answers to the question asked - 2
  3. Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  4. Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 4

Summary

  • Total rejected - 6
  • The City of London voted:
    REMAIN 75.2%
    LEAVE 24.7%
  • The voter turnout 73.58%

Election of Verderers

The elections of the Verderers of Epping Forest (70KB) took place on 27 February 2013 in the southern parishes and 28 February 2013 in the northern parishes.​


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