Topsham elects its Exeter City Council representatives

PUBLISHED: 09:17 06 May 2016 | UPDATED: 11:51 06 May 2016

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Conservatives Andrew Leadbetter, Rob Newby and Margaret Baldwin have all been elected as Topsham's Exeter City Council representatives.

Cllr Leadbetter was elected with 1,277 votes, Cllr Baldwin was elected with 1,135 votes and Cllr Newby was elected with 1,188 votes.

Turnout in Topsham was 38.73 per cent.

Across Exeter the Labour group retained control of the council with an increased majority. Labour won 30 out of 39 seats on the authority.

The Conservatives lost four seats and were left with eight councillors and the Liberal Democrats have one seat.

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