BREAKING: Ben Bradley elected for Mansfield North in Nottinghamshire County Council elections
Mansfield’s MP Ben Bradley has been elected alongside Labour’s Anne Callaghan in the hotly-contested Mansfield North seat in the Nottinghamshire County Council elections.
Conservative candidate Ben Bradley received 3,072 votes – almost a third of all votes cast – and was elected to represent Mansfield North at Nottinghamshire County Council alongside the Labour Party’s Anne Callaghan, who received 1,944 votes.
Total votes cast were 10,593, with twelve votes rejected.
The rest of the vote went as follows:
Mick Barton, Mansfield Independents - Putting Local Residents First: 1,071, Steve Bodle, Mansfield Independents - Putting Local Residents First: 663, John Edward Coxhead, Labour Party: 1,660, Jordan Ashley Hall, Reform UK: 118, Tom Hunt, Trade Union and Socialist Coalition: 48, John Russell Knight, Conservatives: 1,722, Sid Pepper, Alliance for Democracy and Freedom: 51, Nina Elizabeth Swanwick, The Green Party: 180, Milo Elijah Tooley - Okonkwo, Trade Union and Socialist Coalition: 52.
The MP for Mansfield said of the win: “I am extremely proud and grateful to residents of Mansfield North for electing me as one of their County Councillors, with a majority of over 1,000 votes over the second placed candidate.
"I really appreciate your support, I will not take it for granted and I hope that we can now work together as a Conservative team at local and national level to deliver for our area.
The win is one of a number of gains for the Conservatives around Nottinghamshire in this year’s election.
The vote count continues with results expected shortly for Mansfield South, another hotly-contested seat.