Hastings election: More than 35 per cent turnout

Voter registration house calls are taking place in the Deepings and Bourne.

Voter registration house calls are taking place in the Deepings and Bourne.

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

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.

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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