Independent holds Lewes seat

Election news.
Election news.

Independent Ruth O’Keeffe romped home in Lewes, her 2,385 votes way ahead of those achieved by her five rivals put together.

She held her seat with a 45 per cent turn out of the 8,874 possible votes.

Ruth O’Keeffe (Independent) 2,385 (59.5 per cent); Alfie Stirling (Green) 592 (14.8 per cent); Gaby Weiner (Labour) 342 (8.5 per cent); Joyce Dixon Bell (Lib Dem) 305 (7.6 per cent); Donna Edmunds (UK Independence Party) 231 (5.8 per cent); Roy Burman (Conservative) 152 (3.8 per cent).