BY-ELECTION: Clear win for Cornwell

Independent candidate attracted 370 votes.

NICK Cornwell won yesterday’s by-election in Honiton by 99 votes.

The independent candidate polled 369 votes to become a member of Honiton Town Council.

Neil Foster, also an independent, polled 270 votes.

The turnout has been confirmed as 12.6 per cent.

There were three spoilt /rejected ballot papers.

The by-election was called in St Michael’s ward following the resignation of Jeff Ayres.