Published on 5th May 2017

Polling station sign, large black lettering on white background secured to iron railings

A by-election for All Saints ward in Cheltenham took place yesterday. The Liberal Democrat candidate, Alex Hegenbarth, won the seat in the ward by-election with 806 votes.

A total of 1,559 votes were cast, representing a turn-out of 37.97 per cent.

Counting for the by-election went on until approximately 2am this morning.

To see a full breakdown of the figures, visit the council’s website:
For further information call the elections team on 01242 264132.

For press enquiries contact: Laura Carter, communications officer, telephone 01242 264154 or email [email protected]

The seat was previously held by Councillor Dan Murch, who stood down.
Following the All Saints ward by-election there are 40 councillors on Cheltenham Borough Council. The political make-up of the council is as follows:

• 28 Liberal Democrat members
• 7 Conservative members
• 3 members from the People Against Bureaucracy Party
• 1 independent