1980 City of Lincoln Council election[1][2]
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11 of the 33 seats to City of Lincoln Council
17 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Democratic Labour
Last election 21 9 3
Seats before 21 10 2
Seats won 4 7 0
Seats after 17 16 0
Seat change Decrease4 Increase6 Decrease2
Popular vote 8,758 9,986 1,842
Percentage 37.9% 43.3% 8.0%

City of Lincoln Council Election Results 1980.svg
Map showing the results the 1980 Lincoln City Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats and blue shows the Conservatives seats.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 1980 City of Lincoln Council election took place on 1 May 1980. This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of the council was up for election: the seats of the candidates who polled third at the all out election of 1979. The Conservative Party retained control of the council.

Overall results

1980 City of Lincoln Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 4 6 0 Increase6 63.6 43.3 9,986
  Conservative 7 0 4 Decrease4 36.4 37.9 8,758
  Democratic Labour 0 0 2 Decrease2 0.0 8.0 1,842
  Liberal 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 10.4 2,399
  Ecology 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.4 96
Total 11 23,081

Ward results

Abbey

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Robertson 1,066 50.8%
Conservative J. Frost 567 27.0%
Democratic Labour C. Sanderson 235 11.2%
Liberal Feeney 232 11.0%
Turnout 40.1%
Labour gain from Democratic Labour

Birchwood

Location of Birchwood ward
Location of Birchwood ward
Boultham[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Wright 823 45.4%
Conservative Colam 567 31.3%
Liberal Templeman 424 23.4%
Turnout 46.7%
Labour gain from Conservative

Boultham

Location of Boultham ward
Location of Boultham ward
Boultham[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ralph Toofany[4] 877 41.6%
Conservative B. Stanton 698 33.1%
Democratic Labour H. Buttery 293 13.9%
Liberal Raisen 187 8.9%
Ecology C. Moulton 52 2.5%
Turnout 42.9%
Labour gain from Conservative

Bracebridge

Location of Bracebridge ward
Location of Bracebridge ward
Bracebridge[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative P. Roe 988 46.1%
Labour S. Close 876 40.9%
Liberal J. Gill 280 13.1%
Turnout 40.5%
Conservative hold

Carholme

Location of Carholme ward
Location of Carholme ward
Carholme[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative C. Ireland 1,180 51.2%
Democratic Labour L. Wells 801 34.8%
Labour D. Smith 323 14.0%
Turnout 42.1%
Conservative hold

Castle

Location of Castle ward
Location of Castle ward
Castle[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative D. Chambers 1,060 43.4%
Labour Townrow 994 40.7%
Liberal F. Goulding 272 11.1%
Democratic Labour Barnes 118 4.8%
Turnout 48.2%
Conservative hold

Longdales

Location of Longdales ward
Location of Longdales ward
Longdales[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour D. Miller 934 44.1%
Conservative R. Long 856 40.4%
Liberal Turver 216 10.2%
Democratic Labour L. Davis 113 5.3%
Turnout 42.2%
Labour gain from Conservative

Minster

Location of Minster ward
Location of Minster ward
Minster[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative F. Horn 1,220 46.9%
Labour J. Ward 1,078 41.4%
Liberal Hoyes 304 11.7%
Turnout 44.1%
Conservative hold

Moorland

Location of Moorland ward
Location of Moorland ward
Moorland[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour N. Baldock 921 50.7%
Conservative A. Parker 897 49.3%
Turnout 37.7%
Labour gain from Conservative

Park

Location of Park ward
Location of Park ward
Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Plant 577 30.1%
Liberal P. Taylor 484 25.2%
Democratic Labour F. Allen 422 22.0%
Conservative J. Kay 393 %20.5
Ecology Camidge 44 2.3%
Turnout 39.4%
Labour gain from Democratic Labour

Tritton

Location of Tritton ward
Location of Tritton ward
Tritton[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour H. Hubbard 1,039 60.8%
Democratic Labour Phillips 338 19.8%
Conservative Burgess 332 19.4%
Turnout 39.3%
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1980". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "City of Lincoln Council Election Results 1973-2012". Elections Centre. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Councillors - Boultham ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.