residents go to the polls in today's County Council election
across the Burnham-On-Sea area will be going to the polls today
(Thursday, May 2nd) as County Council elections take place.
stations are open from 7am-10pm across the area.
County Council has urged voters to take part. Election Monitoring
Officer Julian Gale told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I can't stress
how important it is that everyone who can vote, does so."
County Council delivers important services across the Burnham
area, including looking after roads, caring for the elderly, caring
for vulnerable children and adults, supporting schools and maintaining
election provides voters with an opportunity to have their say
on how those services are delivered by picking candidates to become
elected County Councillors, who hold the purse strings of an annual
budget of £748m."
candidates in Burnham North are Peter Burridge-Clayton (Con),
Leander Clarke (Lab), Tom Nichols (Lib Dem) and James Robertson
Highbridge and Burnham South, those running are Helen Groves (Lib
Dem), Ricky Holcombe (Lab), David Taylor (Green), Purple Watkins
(Ind) and John Woodman (Con).
In the Brent division, the candidates are John Denbee (Con), Sheila
Forrester (Lab) and Katie Lawson (Lib Dem).
in Huntspill, Alexia Bartlett (Lab), John Everitt (UKIP), Mark
Healy (Con) and Alan Miller (Lib Dem) will contest the seat.
results will appear on Burnham-On-Sea.com when they are announced
early on Friday morning.