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Elections to Colchester Borough Council took place in 1992.

Results Summary

1992 Colchester Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Liberal Democrats 12 Increase 1 54.5 17 29 47.5 17,668 41.7 +1.8
  Conservative 7 Increase 2 31.8 14 21 35.6 15,937 37.6 +2.6
  Labour 2 Decrease 3 9.1 6 8 13.6 7,125 16.8 –3.6
  Tiptree Residents 1 Steady 4.5 1 2 3.4 1,102 2.6 +0.9
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 577 1.4 –0.8

Ward Results

Berechurch

Berechurch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J. Stevens 1,193 55.3 +0.6
Conservative N. Peckston 492 22.8 +6.0
Labour Dave Harris 451 20.9 -6.0
Green Walter Schwartz 22 1.0 -1.5
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Castle

Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats William Spyvee 1,023 41.6 -8.2
Labour Ken Cooke 740 30.1 +6.6
Conservative H. Day 644 26.2 +3.6
Green S. Newton 50 2.0 -2.1
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Dedham

Dedham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats G. Williams 503 54.2 -3.3
Conservative C. Manning-Press 401 43.2 +6.2
Labour J. Coombes 24 2.6 -2.9
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

East Donyland

East Donyland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. Holmes 448 44.6 +9.5
Labour B. Wilding 384 38.2 -2.1
Liberal Democrats B. Woodward 160 15.9 -8.7
Green S. Morton 13 1.3 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Fordham

Fordham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. Cannon 459 58.5 +3.0
Liberal Democrats P. Morris 225 28.7 +11.9
Labour Richard Bourne 100 12.8 -14.9
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Harbour

Harbour
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats E. Fowler 1,234 56.0 +12.6
Labour S. Manning-Press 530 24.0 -12.8
Conservative S. Cockell 410 18.6 +1.9
Green P. Hitchin 30 1.4 -0.8
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Lexden

Lexden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative S. Lewis 1,244 50.0 +3.7
Liberal Democrats W. Sandford 1,122 45.1 -2.7
Labour L. Barrett 102 4.1 0.0
Green D. Smith 19 0.8 -1.0
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Marks Tey

Marks Tey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. Gower 440 51.2 +9.2
Liberal Democrats S. Ambridge 269 31.3 +1.6
Labour Julie Young 150 17.5 -10.8
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Mile End

Mile End
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P. Borges 1,455 56.2 +7.5
Liberal Democrats B. Trusler 794 30.7 -0.9
Labour J. Evans 282 10.9 -5.6
Green T. Carvell 57 2.2 -0.9
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

New Town

New Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J. Stevens 1,228 58.4 -4.2
Labour S. Sharp 529 25.2 +1.9
Conservative S. Rowley 282 13.4 +3.9
Green B. Mordin 62 3.0 -1.5
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Prettygate

Prettygate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Martin Hunt 1,583 55.3 +10.3
Conservative W. Kimberley 1,036 36.2 -4.5
Labour T. Pearson 224 7.8 -4.3
Green Dorothy Schwarz 18 0.6 -2.0
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Shrub End

Shrub End
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats S. Cawley 977 71.3 +17.7
Conservative S. Wilson 393 28.7 +9.2
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St. Andrew's

St. Andrew's (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Newman 586 25.7
Labour Tim Young 514 22.5
Liberal Democrats J. Gamble 427 18.7
Conservative G. Newman 365 16.0
Conservative E. Winney 300 13.2
Green J. Buller 89 6.1
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

St. Anne's

St. Anne's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J. Fellows 1,008 46.3 -5.6
Labour K. Hindle 789 36.2 +1.4
Conservative N. Elcombe 358 16.4 +4.8
Green J. Van Every 24 1.1 -0.6
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St. John's

St. John's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ray Gamble 1,410 29.0
Liberal Democrats E. Crunden 1,361 28.0
Conservative E. Hamilton 947 19.5
Conservative N. Taylor 921 19.0
Labour D. Betteridge 147 5.7
Green B. Smith 71 1.5
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St. Mary's

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats H. Chamberlain 1,175 48.9 +10.8
Conservative Nigel Chapman 967 40.3 -1.8
Labour R. Turp 218 9.1 -6.9
Green J. Carvell 42 1.7 -2.1
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Stanway

Stanway
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Colin Sykes 1,335 56.7 -3.3
Conservative J. Orpen-Smellie 826 35.1 +1.6
Labour E. Plowright 194 8.2 -3.1
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Tiptree

Tiptree
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Tiptree Residents J. Webb 1,102 46.3 +14.6
Conservative M. Hope 1,025 43.1 -3.0
Labour A. Atxtell 251 10.6 -11.5
Majority
Turnout
Tiptree Residents hold Swing

West Mersea

West Mersea
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Stewart 1,395 75.2 +11.2
Liberal Democrats G. Maynard 328 17.6 +3.1
Labour G. Newman 133 7.2 -2.4
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Wivenhoe

Wivenhoe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative C. Thompson 1,129 48.5 +7.4
Labour S. Sharp 777 33.4 -4.3
Liberal Democrats I. O'Mahoney 313 13.4 -2.4
Green M. Paterson 110 4.7 -0.7
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing