Hastings election: More than 35 per cent turnout

More than 35 per cent of the electorate voted in the 2016 Hastings council election yesterday (Thursday, May 5).

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A total of 21,692 votes were cast out of a possible 60,719, equalling 35.7 per cent.

St Helens had the highest turnout of all the wards with 47.2 per cent of the electorate voting.

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Hollington and Tressell wards had the joint-lowest turnouts with 27.3 per cent.

Here is a full list: Ashdown: 31.2 per cent

Baird: 34.6 per cent

Braybrooke: 40.7 per cent

Castle: 40.4 per cent

Central St Leonards: 34.8 per cent

Conquest: 37.4 per cent

Gensing: 32.7 per cent

Hollington: 27.3 per cent

Maze Hill: 36 per cent

Old Hastings: 40.9 per cent

Ore: 34.7 per cent

Silverhill: 39.3 per cent

St Helens: 47.2 per cent

Tressell: 27.3 per cent

West St Leonards: 33.4 per cent

Wishing Tree: 33.5 per cent

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