1986 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
 
Party Labour Conservative
Last election 25 8
Seats won 11 1
Seats after 26 7
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1
Popular vote 13,625 8,311
Percentage 58.0% 35.4%

City of Lincoln Council Election Results 1986.svg
Map showing the results the 1986 Lincoln City Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats and blue shows Conservative seats.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1986 City of Lincoln Council election took place on 8 May 1986. This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of the council was up for election: the seats of which were last contested in 1982. The Labour Party retained control of the council.

Overall results

1986 City of Lincoln Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 1 0 Increase1 91.7 58.0 13,625
  Conservative 1 0 1 Decrease1 8.3 35.4 8,311
  Alliance 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 5.0 1,169
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.6 378
Total 12 23,483

All comparisons in vote share are to the corresponding 1982 election.

Ward results

Abbey

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour A. Gibbons 1,549 75.3%
Conservative H. Nicholson 509 24.7%
Turnout 38.3%
Labour hold

Birchwood

Location of Birchwood ward
Location of Birchwood ward
Boultham[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour B. Freeborough 1,245 54.7%
Conservative J. Calland 1,032 45.3%
Turnout 33.2%
Labour hold

Boultham

Location of Boultham ward
Location of Boultham ward
Boultham[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour P. Archer 1,307 64.7%
Conservative M. Mellows 713 35.3%
Turnout 39.7%
Labour hold

Bracebridge

Location of Bracebridge ward
Location of Bracebridge ward
Bracebridge[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Bud Robinson[4] 1,169 51.7%
Conservative R. Bracey 1,090 48.3%
Turnout 37.7%
Labour gain from Conservative

Carholme

Location of Carholme ward
Location of Carholme ward
Carholme[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour L. Vaisey 834 40.8%
Conservative J. Fawcett 626 30.6%
Alliance K. Harrison 474 23.2%
Green P. Boizot 111 5.4%
Turnout 37.6%
Labour gain from Conservative

Castle (2 seats)

Location of Castle ward
Location of Castle ward
Castle (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour H. Bunnage 1,402
Labour Loraine Woolley[5] 1,310
Conservative P. Adams 650
Conservative J. Fawcett 632
Green B. Alford 157
Turnout 40.9%
Labour hold
Labour hold

Longdales

Location of Longdales ward
Location of Longdales ward
Longdales[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative N. McDonald 1,150 44.2%
Labour B. Watson 1,143 43.9%
Alliance B. Smith 311 11.9%
Turnout 52.4%
Conservative hold

Minster

Location of Minster ward
Location of Minster ward
Minster[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Richard Metcalfe[6] 1,720 61.7%
Conservative F. Horn 1,069 38.3%
Turnout 43.0%
Labour hold

Moorland

Location of Moorland ward
Location of Moorland ward
Moorland[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Geoffrey Ellis[7] 1,173 64.0%
Conservative M. Campbell 661 36.0%
Turnout 37.3%
Labour hold

Park

Location of Park ward
Location of Park ward
Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Drinkall 1,035 66.5%
Conservative J. Howitt 411 26.4%
Green K. Yates 110 7.1%
Turnout 31.3%
Labour hold

Tritton

Location of Tritton ward
Location of Tritton ward
Tritton[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour C. Meanwell 1,048 57.2%
Conservative R. Hills 400 21.8%
Alliance G. Lines 384 21.0%
Turnout 42.1%
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1986". 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 - Bracebridge ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Councillors - Castle ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Councillors - Glebe ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Councillors - Moorland ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 5 November 2019.