Bideford elects two UKIP councillors to Devon County Council
By tinap | Friday, May 03, 2013, 14:22
Two UKIP candidates standing in Bideford East and Bideford South and Hartland have been elected to Devon County Council following this week's elections.
UKIP's Gaston Dezart narrowly defeated Conservative candidate Sam Robinson by 862 votes to 827 votes to clinch the Bideford East seat. Labour Party candidate David Brenton picked up 557 votes whilst Liberal Democrat John Johns polled 393 votes.
In Bideford South and Hartland, UKIP's Robin Julian won the seat with 944 votes. Second was Conservative candidate Alison Boyle with 794 votes, closely followed by Independent candidate Adam Symons with 774 votes.
Full results HERE