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Maidstone Borough Council (MBC) has announced the results of the 2022 Borough Council Election’s after residents took to the polls across the borough yesterday – Thursday 5 May, to cast their votes on Maidstone’s 18 available election seats.

The count – which took place today – Friday 6 May, revealed that 33,123 (30%) of eligible voters across Maidstone turned out to have their say at the local elections.

The Borough Council results were announced at the Detling Show Ground, Maidstone where the following candidates were duly elected to represent the following wards:

  • Allington – Thomas Wilkinson – Liberal Democrats – 1,082
  • Bearsted – Sandra Knatchbull – Conservative – 1,373
  • Boxley – Bob Hinder – Conservative – 1,194
  • Bridge – Stuart Jeffery – Green Party - 820
  • Coxheath and Hunton – Lottie Parfitt-Reid – Conservative – 1,078
  • East – Richard Conyard – Liberal Democrats – 1,002
  • Fant – Paul Harper – Labour – 1,235
  • Harrietsham and Lenham – Janetta Sams – Independent – 1,439
  • Headcorn – Martin Round – Conservative - 888
  • Heath – Ashleigh Kimmance – Liberal Democrats – 530
  • High Street – Clive English – Liberal Democrats - 733
  • Marden and Yalding – David Burton - Conservative – 1,220
  • North – Tony Harwood – Liberal Democrats - 971
  • Park Wood – Dan Wilkinson – Labour - 532
  • Shepway North – Alan Bartlett – Conservative - 653
  • Shepway South – Maureen Cleator - Labour – 341
  • South – Derek Mortimer – Liberal Democrats – 1,083
  • Staplehurst – Jon Perry – Conservative – 818

There are 55 MBC Councillors in total which are now as follows:

Conservative - 28

Liberal Democratic - 12

Independent - 5

Labour – 5

Maidstone Group – 4

Green Party - 1

There was also an election of a Parish Councillor for Bearsted Parish held yesterday with candidate Mike Harris being duly elected with 1,702 votes.


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