New Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators Elected

13,000 choose five candidates in the triennial vote

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The results of the triennial Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators election has been declared with two candidates voted in for the first time with three re-elected.

13,000 people participated in the election with the majority voting online before voting closed on 10 March. This was equal to a turnout of just over 20% of eligible voters.

Susan Bucknall and Michael Johnston will be joining the conservators with David Hince, Diane Neil Mills and Peter Hirsch continuing to serve.

The duly elected Conservators will commence their three-year term of office on Wednesday 7 April.

Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators Election Results
NEIL MILLS, Diane Kathryn
6,792
Elected
BUCKNALL, Susan
6,511
Elected
HIRSCH, Peter Denis
5,992
Elected
HINCE, David
5,834
Elected
JOHNSTON, Michael Frederick
5,006
Elected
HAYES, Peter John
4,057
-
VAQAR, Syeda Zainab
3,833
-
HAWKINS, Sarah Helen
3,830
-
RAUF, Selma
3,172
-
HOOD, Simon Joseph Paul Blanco
3,154
-
WITHEY, Simon Jonathan
3,141
-
ROY, Donald James
1,885
-
Number of eligible voters
65,876
 
Votes cast by post
6,116
 
Votes cast online
7,331
 
Total number of votes cast
13,447
 
Turnout
20.4%
 

Every three years people living in the special levy area near Wimbledon and Putney Commons get a chance to elect five Conservators.All those on the electoral register who live within the levy area were eligible to stand as a Conservator and to vote.

The election process was handled by Civica Election Services (CES). Electors were able to vote by post or online.

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March 12, 2021