Thatcham West by-election results – Live post to be updated as the results come in

There were two by-elections in Thatcham West, Berkshire today.One was for West Berkshire Council, caused by the disqualification due to non-attendance of a Conservative councillor. The councillor in question also resigned from Thatcham Town Council causing a second by-election on the same day.

Here’s the turnout numbers from West Berkshire Council:

This post will be updated as the results come in.

Verification of the ballots finished at approximately 23:21, according to the Newbury Weekly News’ excellent Thatcham reporter, John Herring:

The brilliant Britain Elects has a full preview of the Thatcham West WBC by-election and the other major council by-elections today.

23:59: The Thatcham Town Council result is about to be announced.

00:02 John Herring from the NWN says the Lib Dems have won the Town Council seat:

00:10 By my calculations, David Lister of the Lib Dems was elected to the Town Council on 46.4% of the vote, while the Tory got 31.1%. Well done to David and the team!

00:11 Jeff Brooks takes the West Berkshire Council seat for the Lib Dems. Well done to Jeff and team!

* Paul Walter is a Liberal Democrat activist. He is currently taking a break from his role as one of the Liberal Democrat Voice team. He blogs at Liberal Burblings.

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