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The Broxbourne Council election, 1991 was held to elect council members of the Broxbourne Borough Council, the local government authority of the borough of Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England.

Composition of expiring seats before election

Ward Party Incumbent elected Incumbent Standing again?
Broxbourne Conservative 1987 Joyce Ball Yes
Bury Green Conservative 1987 Michael Hanson No
Cheshunt Central Conservative 1987 Graham Brewster[Table note 1] Yes
Cheshunt North Conservative 1987 Doris Moody No
Flamstead End Conservative 1987 James Swannell Yes
Goffs Oak Conservative 1987 Christina Rooke No
Hoddesdon North Conservative 1990 Richard Kemp Yes
Hoddesdon Town Conservative 1987 Moyra O'Neil Yes
Rosedale Conservative 1987 Paul Havis Yes
Rye Park Conservative 1987 Gerald Walker No
Theobalds Conservative 1987 Roy Chaplow Yes
Waltham Cross North Conservative 1989 Amanda Hayward Yes
Waltham Cross South Labour 1987 David Adams No
Wormley & Turnford Conservative 1987 Beryle Poole Yes
  1. ^ Graham Brewster stood in Goffs Oak Ward in 1991.

Election results

Broxbourne Local Election Result 1991
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 14 1 1 0 87.50 53.53 14,163
  Labour 1 0 1 -1 6.25 28.17 7,454
  Liberal Democrats 1 1 0 +1 6.25 18.32 4,848

Results summary

An election was held in 14 wards on 2 May 1991.

16 council seats were contested (2 seats in Bury Green Ward & 2 seats in Cheshunt Central Ward)

The Liberal Democrats gained 1 seat from the Conservatives in Rosedale Ward.

The Conservative Party gained a seat from the Labour Party in Bury Green Ward

Ward results

Broxbourne Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joyce Ball 1,253 66.12
Liberal Democrats Anthony Fey 433 22.85
Labour Christopher Evans 209 11.03
Majority 820
Turnout 1,895 34.80
Conservative hold Swing
Bury Green Ward Result 2 seats 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Arthur Dowsett 1,093 25.59
Conservative Geoffrey Morris 1,027 24.05
Labour Linda Dambrauskas 883 20.67
Labour Tony Dambrauskas 827 19.36
Liberal Democrats Jennifer Ahern 243 5.69
Liberal Democrats Alice Blanchard 198 4.64
Turnout 4,271 40.70
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Cheshunt Central Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Creamer 824 30.67
Conservative Trevor Simpson 767 28.56
Labour Graham Knight 308 11.47
Labour Henry Lucas 288 10.72
Liberal Democrats Sheila Guy 254 9.46
Liberal Democrats Peter Huse 245 9.12
Turnout 2,686 40.30
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Cheshunt North Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Wipperman 1,026 56.37
Labour Gillian Harvey 508 27.91
Liberal Democrats Julian Gould 286 15.72
Majority 518
Turnout 1,820 34.00
Conservative hold Swing
Flamstead End Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Swannell 1,008 58.37
Labour Derrick Shiers 445 25.77
Liberal Democrats Clive Chandler 274 15.86
Majority 563
Turnout 1,727 36.00
Conservative hold Swing
Goffs Oak Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Brewster 898 70.32
Liberal Democrats Reginald Williams 241 18.87
Labour Stephen Ferns 138 10.81
Majority 657
Turnout 1,277 37.20
Conservative hold Swing
Hoddesdon North Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Kemp 1,129 61.19
Liberal Democrats Patricia Waughrey 372 20.16
Labour Olive Foskett 344 18.65
Majority 757
Turnout 1,845 37.50
Conservative hold Swing
Hoddesdon Town Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Moyra O'Neill 1,007 50.07
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Aitken 658 32.72
Labour Brian Shepherd 346 17.21
Majority 349
Turnout 2,011 41.50
Conservative hold Swing
Rosedale Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Paul Seeby 461 41.61
Conservative Paul Havis 430 38.81
Labour Joan Saggs 217 19.58
Majority 31
Turnout 1,108 40.00
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Rye Park Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Evelyn White 833 43.75
Labour Thomas Dowd 726 38.13
Liberal Democrats Frank Bassill 345 18.12
Majority 107
Turnout 1,904 41.90
Conservative hold Swing
Theobalds Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roy Chaplow 833 50.15
Labour Julia Theobald 569 34.26
Liberal Democrats Kathleen Jolly 259 15.59
Majority 264
Turnout 1,661 40.20
Conservative hold Swing
Waltham Cross North Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Amanda Hayward 709 52.56
Labour Malcolm Theobald 498 36.92
Liberal Democrats Anthony Stokes 142 10.52
Majority 211
Turnout 1,349 45.00
Conservative hold Swing
Waltham Cross South Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeanne West 817 52.07
Conservative George Allen 577 36.78
Liberal Democrats Peter Kemp 175 11.15
Majority 240
Turnout 1,569 38.60
Labour hold Swing
Wormley / Turnford Ward Result 2 May 1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Beryl Poole 749 55.81
Labour Annette Marples 331 24.66
Liberal Democrats James Emslie 262 19.53
Majority 418
Turnout 1,342 29.20
Conservative hold Swing

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