The results of the Totteridge and Bowerdean Division by-election in High Wycombe held on Thursday 7th February 2019 have been announced.
The result of the by-election was as follows :
|Matt Knight||East Wycombe Independent||668||27.8%|
|Ben James Holkham||Liberal Democrat||508||21.2%|
|Richard David Peters||Conservative||245||10.2%|
Israr Rashid (Labour) was elected to the Totteridge and Bowerdean Division seat on Buckinghamshire County Council with 978 votes or 40.8% of the total votes cast.
The total number of ballot papers issued was 2,407, the number of ballot papers rejected was 8 and the turnout was 30.2% with 2,399 votes being cast from an electorate in the Totteridge & Bowerdean Division of 7,968.
Returning Officer Sarah Ashmead said: ‘I would like to thank all candidates who have participated in this by-election, their time and effort is very much appreciated. I would also like to thank colleagues at Wycombe District Council for their hard work in running an effective by-election.‘
Following this by-election the 49 seats on Buckinghamshire County Council are made up of :
- 41 Conservatives
- 4 Liberal Democrat
- 2 Labour
- 1 East Wycombe Independent
- 1 Independent
The seat became vacant following the sad passing of Chaudhary Ditta in November 2018.