Friday, August 23, 2013
Ken Beer wins town council seat in a close fought contest
Kenneth Beer has been elected Seaton’s new town councillor – by just three votes.
He won a close fought contest in yesterday’s (Thursday) by election to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of James Semple.
Mr Beer topped the poll with 314 votes ahead of Susan Woodman with 311.
In third place was Robert Spalding, who polled 270 votes.
The number of ballot papers issued was 907 and the turnout was 15.4 per cent of the 5,896 people eligible to vote in Seaton.