New Green Councillor elected in Redhill

Steve Election L-37Steve McKenna was elected as Councillor for Redhill East in last week’s local elections.

Steve joins Jonathan Essex as one of two Greens on Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.

You can read more about Steve here.

Thank you to everyone who supported the Green candidates – all those who voted Green, and everyone who helped with leafleting, canvassing and in numerous other ways, and those who generously donated towards our costs.

Redhill East result

Steve McKenna, Green Party – 1,160 (46.8%)  – elected
Ben Leslie, Conservative – 749 (30.2%)
Toby Brampton, Labour – 271 (10.9%)
David Jones, UKIP – 201 (8.1%)
Stuart Holmes, Liberal Democrats – 99 (4%)

Our next best two results were in Redhill West and Earlswood & Whitebushes, where Rob Jarrett and Sue Fenton got 15.2 and 14.6% of the vote respectively.

You can see all the local results on the Reigate & Banstead Council website

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