Results for the Thursday 3 May elections for the Council will appear here as well as results of a by-election for the St Albans North Division of Hertfordshire County Council and one for the North West Division of London Colney Parish Council. Results are expected from 12.45am on 4 May.


St Albans City and District Council Elections:


* Denotes sitting Councillor

E Indicates the elected candidate



Ward: Ashley
Candidate Party Votes
CHATRATH Jagat Mohan Labour
FARENGA Stephane Antoine Green
ROWLANDS Anthony Francis * Liberal Democrats
WHALE John Stephen
Electorate: 5,900 Turnout:


Ward: Batchwood
Candidate Party Votes
MILLS Roma * Labour
NEEDHAM Liz Liberal Democrats
STANDISH Nadine Louise Conservative
SWIFT Lucy Caroline Green
Electorate: 5,387 Turnout:

Ward: Clarence
Candidate Party Votes
BROOKE Caroline Mary Liberal Democrats
HENRY Mary Clare Green
SEABRIGHT Patti Conservative
VEITCH Alexander Charles Labour
Electorate: 5,338 Turnout:

Ward: Colney Heath
Candidate Party Votes
DAY Jamie * Liberal Democrats
FRANCIS Eileen Labour
JOHNS David Michael Conservative
LANGTON Thomas William Green
Electorate: 4,453 Turnout:

Ward: Cunningham
Candidate Party Votes
FLETCHER Phil Green
MALIN Alan Robert UKIP
PROWSE Robert Graham * Liberal Democrats
RAHIM Muhammad Abdur Labour
TALLON Sarah Georgina Conservative
Electorate: 4,872 Turnout:

Ward: Harpenden East
Candidate Party Votes
COZON Guy Christian Liberal Democrats
GILL James Nathanie Labour
MAYNARD Mary * Conservative
Electorate: 5,575 Turnout:

Ward: Harpenden North
Candidate Party Votes
COUSIN Paul Conservative
PRIGGEN Melanie Woutera Lucy Liberal Democrats
SPIRI Linda Ann Labour
TROUGHTON Ian Green
Electorate: 5,589 Turnout:

Ward: Harpenden South
Candidate Party Votes
FRASER George Murray Labour
GALVIN Zoe Frances Liberal Democrats
HERITAGE Teresa Catherine * Conservative
LEONARD Sally Green
Electorate: 5,384 Turnout:

Ward: Harpenden West
Candidate Party Votes
DALY Julian Francis * Conservative
GRAY-HIGGINS Michael Philip Labour
WHITTOME Candy Green
WOODLEY Alison Clare Liberal Democrats
Electorate: 5,825 Turnout:

Ward: London Colney
Candidate Party Votes
DUNSTER Robert Anthony Conservative
FLYNN Chris Independent
GARDNER Katherine Lucy * Labour
LILLICO Tony Liberal Democrats
MADDOCK Matt Green
MASON Charles Michael UKIP
Electorate: 7,300 Turnout:

Ward: Marshalswick North
Candidate Party Votes
CLEGG Tom * Liberal Democrats
DURAN Guillermo Claudio Conservative
MCINTYRE Mary Winfred Labour
THOMAS Dee Green
Electorate: 5,039 Turnout:

Ward: Marshalswick South
Candidate Party Votes
CAMPBELL Helen Rosemary Liberal Democrats
DEVI Susan Independent
FOTHERGILL Craig Steven Conservative
MILLS Jill Green
PEARCE Jonathan Brian Labour
Electorate: 5,469 Turnout:

Ward: Park Street
Candidate Party Votes
ABIDI Syed Nafees Husain Liberal Democrats
BLACKWELL Janet Elizabeth Labour
NASH Stella Maria Nita Conservative
PAUL Rosalind Mary Green
Electorate: 5,798 Turnout:

Ward: Redbourn
Candidate Party Votes
BRATTLE Christopher James Millward Liberal Democrats
FARENGA Ruth Eleanor Green
MEAD Victoria Caroline * Conservative
NEVILLE Anthony Eric Labour
Electorate: 4,888 Turnout:

Ward: Sandridge
Candidate Party Votes
ESTACCHINI Stefania Liberal Democrats
HEGERTY Jonathan Bereton Labour
LOMAS James Richard Green
READ Beric Jonathan * Conservative
Electorate: 3,753 Turnout:

Ward: Sopwell
Candidate Party Votes
DRUMMOND CHARIG Frankie Green
GRANT Iain Charles * Labour
RAHMAN Shakir Liberal Democrats
RENCH Heather Christine Conservative
Electorate: 5,379 Turnout:


Ward: St Peters
Candidate Party Votes
COTTON Keith Michael Green
DAVIES Alun * Conservative
EWINGTON Mark Antony Labour
TAYLOR Jacqui Liberal Democrats
Electorate: 6,382 Turnout:

Ward: St Stephen
Candidate Party Votes
FEATHERSTONE Sue * Conservative
PARK-CROWNE Mark Stephen Charles Green
ROSS Alison Liberal Democrats
TROY Heather Jane Labour
Electorate: 5,324 Turnout:

Ward: Verulam
Candidate Party Votes
BAISLEY Gordon Labour
HILL Edgar * Liberal Democrats
MCNALLY Josie Green
VERITY Nicholas Paul Conservative
Electorate: 5,636 Turnout:

Ward: Wheathampstead
Candidate Party Votes
BREWSTER Annie * Conservative
CROFTS Andrew Peter Liberal Democrats
HITCH Oliver James Green
SANKEY Neill Labour
Electorate: 4,941 Turnout:





Hertfordshire County Council – by-election on Thursday 3 May


Division: St Albans North
Candidate Party Vote
GAYGUSUZ Salih Conservative
GROVER Simon Jonathan Green
MILLS Roma Labour
YOUNG Karen Liberal Democrats
Electorate: 10,228 Turnout:


London Colney Parish Council – by-election on Thursday 3 May 2018


Ward: North West
Candidate Party Votes
LILLICO Tony Liberal Democrats
MADDOCK Matt Green
MORTUZA Mohammad Labour
PEARL Stephen Hugh Conservative
Electorate: 2,518 Turnout:

On Thursday 3rd May 2018, local elections are being held in St Albans City & District. District Council elections are taking place in all 20 district wards. There are also by-elections taking place in the St Albans North division of Hertfordshire County Council, and in the North West ward of London Colney Parish Council. Please see below for key deadline dates and information regarding the election, voting and registering to vote, and absent voting.

Key Deadline Dates


Deadline for:Date:Time:
Registering to voteTuesday 17th April 2018Midnight
Applying for a postal / postal-proxy voteWednesday 18th April 20185pm
Applying for a proxy voteWednesday 25th April 20185pm
Applying for an emergency proxy voteThursday 3rd May 20185pm
Re-issuing spoilt or lost postal voting packsThursday 3rd May 20185pm

Frequently asked questions

When is the next election?

  • The next elections in St Albans City and District are scheduled to take place on Thursday 3rd May 2018.


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What is the election on 3rd May 2018 for?

  • District Council elections will be taking place throughout St Albans City and District. St Albans City & District Council will oversee elections in all 20 district wards. There are also by-elections taking place in the St Albans North division of Hertfordshire County Council, and in the North West ward of London Colney Parish Council.

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Can I vote in elections on the 3rd May 2018?

  • You must be on the electoral register in order to vote.
  • You can vote on 3rd May 2018 if you are a British, Irish, qualifying Commonwealth, or qualifying European Union citizen.
  • Further details regarding the eligibility criteria for voting in the UK can be found at Your Vote Matters – Can I vote?

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Who is standing for election?

  • Details of the candidates standing for election are currently expected to be published on or around Monday 9th April 2018. These details will be available on our website, and will also be displayed at the St Albans City and District Council Offices at the Civic Centre, St Peters Street, St Albans, AL1 3JE.

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Where can I find the results of the election?

  • We expect the results of the elections to be declared overnight on 3rd – 4th May. Once the results have been declared, the results will be published on our website. These results will also be displayed at the St Albans City and District Council Offices at the Civic Centre, St Peters Street, St Albans, AL1 3JE.

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Am I registered to vote?

  • If you are registered to vote, you should receive a poll card shortly before the election. Poll cards are expected to reach voters by the beginning of April 2018.
  • If you are unsure whether you are registered to vote, please contact the Electoral Services team on 01727 819294 or elections@stalbans.gov.uk.

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I’m not registered to vote. How do I register?

  • The deadline for registering to vote in time for 3 May 2018 elections has now passed (17 April). You can register to vote at future elections by completing an online form at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. This form should only take a few minutes to complete. You will need your National Insurance number to hand if you have one.
  • If you are unable to complete an online application form, please contact the Electoral Services team on 01727 819294 or elections@stalbans.gov.uk. We can then arrange for a paper form to be posted out to you.
  • Further details about registering to vote can be found on our “Registering to Vote & FAQs” page.

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How do I vote?

  • If you are registered to vote, you should receive a poll card shortly before the election. This will tell you when and where you can cast your vote. Poll cards are for information only, and you can still cast your vote if you lose or forget your poll card.
  • Most people cast their vote in person by attending their local polling station on the day of the election. Polling stations will be open between 7am and 10pm on Thursday 3rd May 2018. Poll clerks will be available at all polling stations to assist voters with queries.
  • If you are unable to attend your polling station in person on the 3rd May, you can apply for an absent vote. Please see the sections below for further details.

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I don’t know who to vote for. Can you give me any information?

  • As the administrators of the election, we must remain politically neutral. Therefore, we are unable to provide any information on the policies of particular candidates. Further details of political parties’ policies can often be found on their websites. Candidates are also likely to visit properties in the run-up to the election to deliver information about their particular policies.

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I can’t get to my polling station on the day of the election. Can I still vote?

  • If you are unable to attend your polling station to vote in person, you can apply for an absent vote. There are two types of absent vote: a postal vote, and a proxy vote.
  • A postal vote allows you to cast your vote by post. Postal ballot papers are usually sent out 1 to 2 weeks before an election, and completed ballot papers must be received by the elections’ office before 10pm on the day of the election. The deadline for completing an application form to enable you to vote by post is 5pm on Wednesday 18th April. Further information regarding postal voting, including the relevant application forms, can be found online at Your Vote Matters – Voting by post. Alternatively, please contact the Electoral Services team on 01727 819294 or elections@stalbans.gov.uk.
  • A proxy vote allows you to nominate somebody that you trust to attend your polling station in order to cast your vote on your behalf. The deadline for completing an application form to enable you to vote by proxy is 5pm on Wednesday 25th April. Further information regarding proxy voting, including the relevant application forms, can be found online at Your Vote Matters – Voting by proxy. Alternatively, please contact the Electoral Services team on 01727 819294 or elections@stalbans.gov.uk.

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I have a postal vote set up; can I go to the polling station instead this year?

  • Yes, but in order to vote at your polling station you would need to cancel your postal vote. This can be done up until 5pm on Wednesday 18th April 2018. After this date, your postal vote cannot be cancelled. Please contact the Electoral Services team on 01727 819294 for further details of how to cancel a postal vote.
  • Alternatively, you may return your completed postal voting pack by hand to a polling station within your electoral area. The postal vote ballot paper and postal vote statement must be sealed in the return envelope, which must be handed to the Presiding Officer.

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It’s after the deadline to apply for a proxy vote, but I’ve just found out that I can’t attend my polling station on the day of the election. Can I still vote?

  • If you find out that you are unable to attend your polling station after the deadline for proxy applications, you may be eligible to apply for an emergency proxy vote. If you meet the criteria, you can apply for an emergency proxy vote up until 5pm on the day of the election.
  • If you have a medical emergency after the normal proxy deadline, and that emergency means that you cannot go to the polling station in person, you can apply to vote by emergency proxy. You will need to complete an application form, and this form will need to be supported by a qualified person (e.g. a medical practitioner or social worker).
  • You can also apply to vote by emergency proxy if your occupation, service or employment means that you cannot go to the polling station in person, and you only become aware of that fact after the normal proxy deadline. You will need to complete an application form, and this form will need to be supported by a qualified person (e.g. your employer).

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Date of last review: 24 April 2018