Lincolnshire County Council election results Hough: Conservative candidate retains position
The Tories have kept hold of their Lincolnshire County Council seat in Hough.
Conservative candidate Alexander Maughan was up against Paul Wood (Ind) and Andrew Blackwell (Lab) for the Hough seat.
However, with a significant majority having gained 2,074 of the 3,563 votes, he has retained his seat on the council.
Coun Maughan said: "I'm absolutely delighted to be re-elected and am excited to continue working in the division in the next four years.
"I want to thank all the voters for re-electing me at an increased majority. I've worked hard to represent everyone irrespective of their party politics."
He added: "Being a young candidate brings the average age down - it is a good thing for young people to be in loccal democracy."
In the election there was a 44.3 per cent turn out with 3,563 ballot papers issued out of an electorate of 8,053.
"I'm really pleased we had one of the highest turn outs in the county. It's really nice to see out area participate in local democracy," said coun Maughan.