1990 Adur District Council election

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One third of seats (15 of 39) to Adur District Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party SLD Conservative Labour
Seats won 10 3 1
Seat change Steady Decrease1 Increase1

Adur UK local election 1990 map.png
Map showing the results of the 1990 Adur council elections.

Majority party before election

Social and Liberal Democrats

Majority party after election

Social and Liberal Democrats

Elections to the Adur District Council were held on 3 May 1990, with one third of the council up for election, as well as vacancies in the Churchill and Manor wards. No elections were held for the single-member St Mary's ward. The sitting Resident councillor in Overall turnout jumped to 49.8%.[1]

The election resulted in the Social and Liberal Democrats retaining control of the council.[2][3]

Election result

Adur District Council Election Result 1990[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  SLD 10 1 1 0 66.7 38.1 8,767 -1.0
  Conservative 3 0 1 -1 20.0 34.6 7,970 -12.7
  Labour 1 1 0 +1 6.7 23.1 5,315 +13.6
  Residents 1 0 0 0 6.7 3.0 683 -1.1
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.3 295 +1.3

This resulted in the following composition of the council:[2]

Party Previous council New council
Social and Liberal Democrats 22 22
Conservative 15 15
Independent Residents 2 2
Labour 0 1
Total 39 39
Working majority  5   5 

Ward results

Buckingham (3933)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Morris H. Ms.* 1,016 55.2 -14.5
SLD Hammond G. Ms. 484 26.3 +3.7
Labour Sweet G. Ms. 340 18.5 +10.8
Majority 532 28.9 -18.2
Turnout 1,840 46.8 +5.3
Conservative hold Swing -9.1
Churchill (3740)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SLD Kelly V. Ms. 822 39.4 -15.0
SLD Runnalls R. 751
Conservative Wood J. 655 31.4 -14.1
Conservative Gray W. Ms. 641
Labour Vanags K. 312 15.0 +15.0
Green Edwards D. 295 14.2 +14.2
Majority 167 8.0 -0.9
Turnout 2,084 46.5 +6.4
SLD hold Swing
SLD hold Swing -0.4
Cokeham (3569)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SLD Ball C. Ms. 726 38.8 -4.1
Labour Mear B. 676 36.1 +17.1
Conservative Catchpole W. 470 25.1 -13.0
Majority 50 2.7 -2.0
Turnout 1,872 52.5 +14.2
SLD hold Swing -10.6
Eastbrook (3526)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Munnery D. 699 35.2 +13.2
SLD Honore F. 692 34.9 +5.4
Conservative Wiiliams S. 593 29.9 -18.6
Majority 7 0.4 -18.6
Turnout 1,984 56.3 +13.6
Labour gain from SLD Swing +3.9
Hillside (3610)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SLD Stuart A. 754 37.9 -10.9
Conservative Callar W.* 671 33.7 -17.5
Labour Willson M. 564 28.4 +28.4
Majority 83 4.2 +1.7
Turnout 1,989 55.1 +9.3
SLD gain from Conservative Swing +3.3
Manor (3361)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SLD Rance S. Ms. 790 47.7 +1.4
SLD Runnalls B. Ms. 760
Conservative Boyce G. 588 35.5 -10.3
Conservative Harris F. 525
Labour Morris C. 279 16.8 +8.9
Labour Green M. Ms. 277
Majority 202 12.2 +11.7
Turnout 1,657 47.9 +2.0
SLD hold Swing
SLD hold Swing +5.8
Marine (2634)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Hancock D.* 683 53.7 -3.8
Conservative Patten E. 442 34.7 -2.2
Labour Rose J. 148 11.6 +6.1
Majority 241 18.9 -18.0
Turnout 1,273 48.3
Independent hold Swing -0.8
Mash Barn (2811)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SLD King H. 671 49.9 -2.0
Labour Atkins B. 344 25.6 +14.8
Conservative Woodford D. 331 24.6 -12.8
Majority 327 24.3 +9.8
Turnout 1,346 47.9 +12.4
SLD hold Swing -8.4
Peverel (3215)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SLD Vaughan E. Ms. 755 46.6 +4.6
Conservative Swain L. Ms. 444 27.4 -13.6
Labour Knott A. Ms. 421 26.0 +9.0
Majority 311 19.2 +18.2
Turnout 1,620 50.4 +15.3
SLD hold Swing +9.1
Southlands (3305)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SLD Biggs S. 744 47.0 -3.8
Labour Sweet N. 426 26.9 +11.2
Conservative Lewis J. Ms. 412 26.0 -7.4
Majority 318 20.1 +2.8
Turnout 1,582 47.9 +6.1
SLD hold Swing -7.5
Southwick Green (3850)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SLD Biggs A.* 995 54.4 -3.4
Conservative Macpherson M. 595 32.5 -9.7
Labour Willson S. Ms. 239 13.1 +13.1
Majority 400 21.9 +6.4
Turnout 1,829 47.5 +1.7
SLD hold Swing +3.1
St. Nicolas (3673)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Huber J.* 885 47.5 -15.5
SLD Pressley N. 550 29.5 +5.9
Labour Whipp B. 429 23.0 +9.6
Majority 335 18.0 -21.3
Turnout 1,864 50.7 +7.8
Conservative hold Swing -10.7
Widewater (4250)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jones G. 868 41.5 -9.9
SLD Isherwood D. Ms. 784 37.5 -1.7
Labour Steadman G. 438 21.0 +11.5
Majority 84 4.0 -8.2
Turnout 2,090 49.2 +4.1
Conservative hold Swing -4.1

References

  1. ^ Local elections in Britain: a statistical digest, edited by Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher. 2nd Edition 2003
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Elections Centre: Adur 1973-2012" (PDF). electionscentre.co.uk/plymouth.ac.uk. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Vote 2012: Adur". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 18 March 2018.