Congratulations to Cllr Marge Harvey on winning the Catherington Division Hampshire County Council seat (Parishes of Rowlands Castle and Horndean). Marge is open for business and can be reached on MargieandDave@aol.com
Marge was elected with 1725 votes well in the lead against UKIP’s David Alexander who came second with 964 votes. UKIP pushed the Liberal Democrats who had previously held the seat into third place. Katie Green for Labour secured 253 votes and Caroline Footman with the Green Party took 175.
There are a total of 78 seats at Hampshire County Council and the 2013 results are as follows:
Conservative – 45 seats and 37.5% of the vote
Liberal Democrats – 17 seats and 21.71% of the vote
UKIP – 10 seats and 24.6% of the vote
Labour – 4 seats and 10.0% of the vote
Independent – 1 and 1.83% of the vote
The Community Campaign (Hart) – 1 and 0.7% of the vote
The Official Monster Raving Loony Party polled the lowest of all the parties and independents at 92 votes cast out of about 350,000 votes cast.
You can view a complete list of the results here: http://election.hants.gov.uk/hwstate.aspx?id=175&year=2013