Mark Ashwell wins Evendons East by-electionBy Lucy Thorne
October 05, 2012
The Conservatives held its Evendons East seat on Wokingham Town Council in yesterday’s by-election.
Mark Ashwell was elected a town councillor after voters from the ward went to the polls at Shute End.By-election for Evendons East ward on Thursday
He defeated Liberal Democrat John Bray to the post recording 353 votes to Mr Bray’s 265 votes, in a 26 per cent turnout.
A by-election was called after Tory Cllr Philip Houldsworth, who also serves on Wokingham Borough Council, stood down to concentrate on his borough work and for family reasons.