Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Polls Open For Euro Elections

Ballot Box

6:40am 22nd May 2014

Voting in the Euro elections is underway in Dorset.(7am-10pm)

Candidates from eight parties are contesting the South West region from which six candidates will be chosen by proportional representation with results declared on Sunday night.
Our region currently has 3 Conservative MEP's, Ashley Fox, Julie Girling and Giles Chichester, 2 UKIP , William Dartmouth and Trevor Colman,and 1 Lib Dem MEP, Graham Watson.
The results will be declared on Sunday night.

In Weymouth and Portland a third of the borough council's also up for election. Currently no party has overall control with 13 Conservatives, 12 Labour, 7 Liberal Democrat and 4 Independent councillors
Seats currently held by 6 Conservative and 2 each from Labour, the Lib Dems and Independents are being contested.
One candidate's being elected in 12 of the 15 wards. There are no elections in Radipole, Westham West and Weymouth East wards.

Wessex FM will be at the Weymouth count tomorrow, which begins at 10am.

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox


Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious

dorset business directory

The Wessex Word

The Wessex Word

See the latest wrong guesses and win cash!

New Car Stickers

New Car Stickers

Grab your new localised stickers today!

The Bun Run

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book The Wessex FM Disco

Book The Wessex FM Disco

For your wedding, party or celebration!

Dorset Webcams

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Advertising

Advertising

Find out how to grow your business with us

Job at Wessex FM

Job at Wessex FM

We've got a brand new digital sales role