Hertfordshire County Council election results 2021: Hemel Hempstead St Pauls division
Residents took to the polls on Thursday (May 6)
Results from Thursday's Hertfordshire County Council election are coming in, and in Hemel Hempstead St Pauls Liberal democrats candidate Ron Tindall has won the seat.
Members are routinely elected every four years in ‘all-out’ elections – with the last set of full elections held in 2017.
There are 10 county councillors elected from divisions in Dacorum.
Eight of those 10 seats were held by Conservatives and two by Lib Dems, before Thursday's election.
Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green candidates were standing in every one of the county council seats within Dacorum – with a Reform candidate standing in Bridgewater and independent Jan Maddern in Hemel Hempstead South East.
In Hemel Hempstead St Pauls voter turnout was 27%.
Hemel Hempstead St Pauls
Elected - Ron Tindall (Liberal Democrats) - 1230 votes (43%)
Soma Pemmireddy (Conservative) - 811 votes (28%)
Luke Jordan (Labour) - 605 votes (21%)
Bernard Hurley (Green Party) - 226 votes (8%).
Cllr Ron Tindall said: "I am looking forward to another four years of working with the residents of Hemel Hempstead St. Pauls.
"On behalf of all Liberal Democrats I should like to thank the residents of Dacorum who helped to double the number of Liberal Democrats in County Hall."
Voters in Dacorum also voted on who they wanted to take up the role of Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire – the contest was due to take place last year, but was delayed due to the pandemic.
The result of Herts PCC and the Dacorum Borough Council by-election - Tring Central Ward and Leverstock Green Ward - will be announced today (May 10).