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Cllr Midha wins Dormers Wells by-election

Labour retains seat in Dormers Wells by-election

Mohinder Kaur Midha has won the Dormers Wells ward by-election and will now join Tejinder Singh Dhami (Lab) and Ranjit Lal Dheer (Lab) as the elected councillors.

Councillor Midha was up for election alongside Nigel Bakhai (Lib Dem), Amandeep Singh Gill (Conservative) and Meena Hans (Green).

The turnout saw a total of 2,618 residents vote in the Dormers Wells by-election, from a total electorate of 10,039. This represented a turnout of 26%. See number of votes below.

Councillor Party Votes
Nigel Bakhai Liberal Democrat 188
Amandeep Singh Gill The Conservative Party 429
Meena Hans The Green Party 106
Mohinder Kaur Midha Labour Party 1868

The by-election was held after the passing of Councillor Tej Ram Bagha in September. Councillor Bagha was first elected as a councillor in 1994 and became the 50th mayor of Ealing in 2014. He lived in the borough for more than 50 years.

The Labour party has control over Ealing Council with 57 seats. While Conservative Party and Liberal Democrats have eight and four seats, respectively.

Each of the borough’s 23 wards is represented by three councillors, making up the total of 69 seats on Ealing Council.

The Conservatives are the official opposition party. Voter turnout in the local elections in May was 41.32%, from a total electorate of 245,415.

For further information and for complete results, visit the council’s elections webpage.

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