Watford residents elect new councillors

Residents of Watford have voted for councillors to represent them in each of the 12 wards of Watford Borough Council.

Published: Friday, 3rd May 2019

Residents of Watford have voted for councillors to represent them in each of the 12 wards of Watford Borough Council.

The result was announced by Returning Officer, Watford Borough Council’s Managing Director, Manny Lewis, at the count in Watford Leisure Centre Central today (Friday 3 May).

Each ward – or area of town – is represented by three councillors. Residents in Watford voted for one councillor for each of the wards (except for Meriden ward where there were two vacancies) in polling stations across the town yesterday (Thursday 2 May).

The councillors elected this year are as follows:

  • Callowland – Cllr Dawn Allen-Williamson (Liberal Democrat)
  • Central – Cllr Rabi Martins (Liberal Democrat)
  • Holywell – Cllr Favour Ezeifedi (Labour)
  • Leggatts – Cllr Asif Kaleem Khan (Labour)
  • Meriden – Cllr Amanda Grimston (Liberal Democrat) and Cllr Jennifer Pattinson (Liberal Democrat)
  • Nascot – Cllr Mark John Hofman (Liberal Democrat)
  • Oxhey – Cllr Imran Hamid (Liberal Democrat)
  • Park – Cllr Jessica Stiff (Liberal Democrat)
  • Stanborough – Cllr Tim Williams (Liberal Democrat)
  • Tudor – Cllr Joe Fahmy (Liberal Democrat)
  • Vicarage – Cllr Jagtar Singh Dhindsa (Labour)
  • Woodside – Cllr Richard Victor Wenham (Liberal Democrat)

Watford is taking part in a voter ID pilot, so voters were required to bring their poll card (or a form of photo of ID) with them yesterday (Thursday 2 May). Postal votes were submitted as normal, unaffected by the pilot.

The results of the voter ID pilot will be made available in due course. For a full break-down of the election results, visit www.watford.gov.uk/electionresults

The voter turn-out for the borough council elections was 33.44%.

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