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  • Writer's pictureNikki Latham

Results For Littlemoor And Preston In Weymouth By-Election Announced

People have voted and the results are in for the January 2024 by-elections.


The results for the Dorset Council Littlemoor and Preston ward, with 30.79 per cent turnout, are as follows:

Steve Brown, Labour Party - 232 votes

Simon Clifford, Liberal Democrats - 833 votes

Peter Dickenson, Local Conservatives - 1237 votes


Peter Dickenson was duly elected, but declined to take up the post. The seat will therefore remain vacant until the election on 2 May. 



The results of the Weymouth Town Council Preston ward, with 39.64 per cent turnout, are as follows:

Steve Brown, Labour Party - 100 votes

Simon Clifford, Liberal Democrats - 610 votes

Joanna Dickenson, Local Conservatives - 959 votes


Therefore, Joanna Dickenson is duly elected.


The next planned elections (for Dorset Council, town and parish councils in the Dorset Council area and the Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner) take place on Thursday 2 May 2024.


This news story has been produced by Chesil Radio's News Team, for more information please visit: https://www.chesilradio.com


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