Landslide ‘no’ vote in town poll

PUBLISHED: 10:43 25 June 2010

Town poll under way in Honiton.

Town poll under way in Honiton.

Archant

But the turnout at polling stations in Honiton yesterday was low.

SEVENTY-two per cent of those who voted in yesterday’s town poll in Honiton said ‘no’ to town council plans to procede with a £1.75 million community centre project.

More than 900 people voted - 662 against and 257 for. Two ballot papers were spoiled.

The turnout represented just 10.35 per cent of those on the electoral roll.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Midweek Herald. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Midweek Herald