Lining up for the Devon County Council election…

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By ExmouthPeople | Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 11:20

RESIDENTS IN Exmouth go to the polls this Thursday (2 May) to choose new councillors for Devon County Council. The elections give voters an opportunity to decide who will lead the council, selecting those who will be responsible for key local services…

County Council elections in England take place once every four years, and all 62 seats in Devon are up for grabs. Across the county nearly 600,000 people over the age of 18 will get the chance to vote.

The polls will be open in the Exmouth area from 7am until 10pm. Counting will start at 10am on Friday 3 May at East Devon District Council offices at Knowle, Sidmouth.

Here are the candidates (* denotes member of existing council):

Budleigh: Tony Badcott (Labour and Co-Operative Party), Christine Channon * (Conservative), Graham Hooker (UK Independence Party), Lesley Miszewska (Liberal Democrat), Roger Saunders (Green).

Exmouth Brixington and Withycombe: Oliver Davey (Green), Jill Elson (Conservative), Stuart Fegan (Labour), John Hone (UK Independence Party), Brenda O Taylor * (Liberal Democrat)

Exmouth Halsdon and Woodbury: Tim Dumper (Liberal Democrat), Bernard Hughes * (Conservative), Lesley Johnson (Labour), Patrick McAndrew (UK Independence Party).

Exmouth Littleham and Town: Ray Davison (Labour), John Humphreys (Conservative), Ben Jones (Green), Ann Prior (UK Independence Party), Eileen Wragg * (Liberal Democrat).

St Loyes and Topsham: Valerie Angus (UK Independence Party), Mark Stephen Cox (Green), Andrew Robert Leadbetter * (Conservative), Christine Vince (Liberal Democrat), Eliot Wright (Labour).

See the results coming in live on Friday 3 May below:

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