By-Election – 8th June, 2017

By-Election – 8th June, 2017 2017-09-12T11:07:37+01:00

As well as the General Election on 8th June, there were also by-elections for three vacant seats on Haslemere Town Council.

Two seats were for Haslemere South and one was for Hindhead.


Hindhead was contested by an Independent, a Conservative and a Liberal Democrat.

Alex Ford, the Conservative candidate, was the winner by a substantial majority.

But the By-Election results were a lot closer in Haslemere South.

Haslemere South

Two Conservative, two Independent and one Labour candidate stood for election.

The result was that one Tory :  Simon Dear  [editor of Haslemere Today]

– and one Independent :  Nikki Barton  –  were successfully elected.

Simon Dear profile
Simon Dear profile
Simon Dear profile