No election for town council as all councillors returned unopposed

No councillors at Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council will be elected at the ballot box as all 10 are returned unopposed.

No councillors at Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council will be elected at the ballot box as all 10 are returned unopposed.

Residents in Newtown won’t have the chance to elect any of their town councillors at the ballot box on the 5th May due to the lack of candidates. Residents in Newtown East won’t have a vote at all as Joy Jones is returned unopposed at the county level.

10 candidates were nominated for 16 positions and all 10 have been elected unopposed.

The 10 town councillors for Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn are:

  1. David Selby – Newtown Central
  2. Rupert Taylor – Newtown Central
  3. Richard White – Newtown Central
  4. Peter Lewington – Newtown West
  5. Mike Childs – Newtown West
  6. Tracy Owen – Newtown North
  7. Rex Shayler – Newtown North
  8. John Byrne – Newtown East
  9. Val Howard – Newtown East
  10. Richard Edwards – Newtown South

The remaining 6 seats can now be filled by the town council by calling an election or co-opting members.

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