Declaration of result of poll - Rushden Bates Ward, Rushden Town Council (March 2023)

Election of a Parish Councillor for Rushden Bates Ward of Rushden Town Council on Thursday 23 March 2023

I, Rob Bridge, being the Returning Officer at the above election, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each Candidate at the said election is as follows:

Name of candidate

Description (if any)

Number of votes

Ashton, Christopher

Labour Party


Lawal, King Babatunde Oloruntoba Adeboye

Conservative Party Candidate

416 (Elected)

Merlane, David

Breakthrough Party


Wilson, Liam

Liberal Democrat


The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows

Number of ballot papers

A - want of an official mark


B - voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to


C - writing or mark by which voter could be identified


D - being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty


E - rejected in part




  • Vacant Seats: 1
  • Electorate: 3802
  • Ballot Papers Issued: 832
  • Turnout: 21.9%

And I do hereby declare that Lawal, King Babatunde Oloruntoba Adeboye is duly elected.

Rob Bridge
Returning Officer
Dated: Friday 24 March 2023

Printed and published by the Returning Officer, Municipal Offices, Bowling Green Road, Kettering, NN15 7QX

Last updated 24 March 2023