1988 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 7
Seats won 10 1
Seats after 27 6
Seat change Increase2 Decrease2
Popular vote 15,071 9,892
Percentage 60.2% 39.5%

City of Lincoln Council Election Results 1988.svg
Map showing the results the 1988 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 1988 City of Lincoln Council election took place on 5 May 1988. 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 1984. The Labour Party retained control of the council.

Overall results

1988 City of Lincoln Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 10 2 0 Increase2 90.9 60.2 15,071 Increase6.2
  Conservative 1 0 2 Decrease2 9.1 39.5 9,892 Decrease0.6
  Other parties 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 54 Decrease7.0
Total 11 25,017

All comparisons in vote share are to the corresponding 1984 election.

Ward results

Abbey

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Robertson 1,492 79.8%
Conservative C. Sanderson 377 20.2%
Turnout 38.3%
Labour hold

Birchwood

Location of Birchwood ward
Location of Birchwood ward
Boultham[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative W. Crumblehulme 1,336 51.2%
Labour B. Fippard 1,275 48.8%
Turnout 29.9%
Labour hold

Boultham

Location of Boultham ward
Location of Boultham ward
Boultham[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ralph Toofany[4] 1,432 68.5%
Conservative W. Pixsley 657 31.5%
Turnout 41.0%
Labour hold

Bracebridge

Location of Bracebridge ward
Location of Bracebridge ward
Bracebridge[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour A. Bradley 1,312 54.4%
Conservative F. Hanson 1,100 45.6%
Turnout 40.0%
Labour gain from Conservative

Carholme

Location of Carholme ward
Location of Carholme ward
Carholme[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour S. Paterson 1,287 54.3%
Conservative C. Ireland 1,031 43.5%
Other parties T. Kyle 54 2.3%
Turnout 43.8%
Labour gain from Conservative

Castle

Location of Castle ward
Location of Castle ward
Castle[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Loraine Woolley[5] 1,422 63.8%
Conservative J. Fawcett 806 36.2%
Turnout 41.7%
Labour hold

Longdales

Location of Longdales ward
Location of Longdales ward
Longdales[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour D. Miller 1,468 58.0%
Conservative David Gratrick[6] 1,062 42.0%
Turnout 51.5%
Labour hold

Minster

Location of Minster ward
Location of Minster ward
Minster[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Lawrence Wells[7] 1,733 55.4%
Conservative J. Frost 1,396 44.6%
Turnout 44.2%
Labour hold

Moorland

Location of Moorland ward
Location of Moorland ward
Moorland[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour N. Baldock 1,149 52.4%
Conservative R. Meads 1,042 47.6%
Turnout %
Labour hold

Park

Location of Park ward
Location of Park ward
Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Y. Jackson 1,143 71.5%
Conservative F. Kay 455 28.5%
Turnout 31.2%
Labour hold

Tritton

Location of Tritton ward
Location of Tritton ward
Tritton[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour B. Watson 1,358 68.3%
Conservative J. Winder 630 31.7%
Turnout 46.6%
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1988". 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.
  5. ^ "Councillors - Castle ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Councillors - Minster ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Councillors - Glebe ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 5 November 2019.