Canal & River Trust Council Election Results

The results of the Canal & River Trust 2012 Council elections, which closed at noon on Friday 9th March 2012, have been announced, as follows:

Private Boating

Number of eligible voters: 28,805
Votes cast by post: 5,029
Votes cast online: 2,427
Votes cast by telephone: 142
Total number of votes cast: 7,598
Turnout: 26.4%
Number of votes found to be invalid: 42
Total number of valid votes to be counted: 7,556

Result (4 to elect)

The election was conducted using the single transferable vote electoral system.

The following candidates were elected (in order of election):

Ivor Caplan
Ann Farrell
Clive Henderson
Vaughan Welch

Business Boating

Number of eligible voters: 1,036
Votes cast by post: 283
Votes cast online: 96
Votes cast by telephone: 8
Total number of votes cast: 387
Turnout: 37.4%
Number of votes found to be invalid: 1
Total number of valid votes to be counted: 386

Result (2 to elect)

The election was conducted using the single transferable vote electoral system.

The following candidates were elected (in order of election):-

Nigel Stevens (Shire Cruisers, Sowerby Bridge)
Tony Matts (Foxton)

BW Employees

Number of eligible voters: 1,751
Votes cast by post: 336
Votes cast online: 356
Votes cast by telephone: 79
Total number of votes cast: 771
Turnout: 44.0%
Number of votes found to be invalid: 79
Total number of valid votes to be counted: 692

Result (1 to elect)

The election was conducted using the single transferable vote electoral system.

The following candidate was elected:-

Christopher Bailey

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