1994 Basildon District Council election[1][2]

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14 of the 42 seats to Basildon District Council
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats before 26 13 3
Seats won 0 8 6
Seats after 19 13 8
Seat change Decrease7 Steady Increase5
Popular vote 15,407 22,699 16,405
Percentage 28.2% 41.5% 30.0%

Basildon UK local election 1994 map.svg
Map showing the results of contested wards in the 1994 Basildon Borough Council elections.

Council control before election

Conservative Party

Council control after election

No overall control

The 1994 Basildon District Council election took place on 5 May 1994 to elect members of Basildon District Council in Essex, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of the council was up for election; the seats which were last contested in 1990. The Conservative Party lost control of the council, which fell under no overall control.

Overall results

1994 Basildon District Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 0 0 Steady 57.1 41.5 22,699 Increase3.2
  Liberal Democrats 6 5 0 Increase5 42.9 30.0 16,405 Increase9.8
  Conservative 0 0 5 Decrease5 0.0 28.2 15,407 Decrease10.6
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 144 New
Total 14 54,655

All comparisons in vote share are to the corresponding 1990 election.

Ward results

Billericay East

Location of Billericay East ward
Location of Billericay East ward
Billericay East[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats M. Larkin 2,193 53.7%
Conservative A. Archer 1,337 32.7%
Labour D. Abrahall 557 13.6%
Turnout 46.7%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Billericay West

Location of Billericay West ward
Location of Billericay West ward
Billericay West[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats M. Barr 2,601 60.6%
Conservative J. Bay 1,344 31.3%
Labour R. Bessell 350 8.1%
Turnout 43.3%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Burstead

Location of Burstead ward
Location of Burstead ward
Burstead[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats G. Taylor 2,190 54.8%
Conservative J. Kay 1,357 34.0%
Labour P. Charles 447 11.2%
Turnout 47.0%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Fryerns Central

Location of Fryerns Central ward
Location of Fryerns Central ward
Fryerns Central[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour P. Kirkman 2,669 69.3%
Conservative P. Turner 692 18.0%
Liberal Democrats K. Tyson 489 12.7%
Turnout 47.6%
Labour hold

Fryerns East

Location of Fryerns East ward
Location of Fryerns East ward
Fryerns East[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Potter 2,378 66.8%
Conservative S. Evens 636 17.9%
Liberal Democrats J. Lutton 544 15.3%
Turnout 45.2%
Labour hold

Laindon

Location of Laindon ward
Location of Laindon ward
Laindon[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Baker 2,089 53.7%
Conservative S. Reid 1,239 31.9%
Liberal Democrats C. Sweeney 559 14.4%
Turnout 43.7%
Labour hold

Langdon Hills

Location of Langdon Hills ward
Location of Langdon Hills ward
Langdon Hills[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour L. Webb 2,234 50.5%
Conservative S. Horgan 1,547 35.0%
Liberal Democrats S. Evans 645 14.6%
Turnout 49.4%
Labour hold

Lee Chapel North

Location of Lee Chapel North ward
Location of Lee Chapel North ward
Lee Chapel North[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Austin 2,469 67.8%
Conservative A. Almond 732 20.1%
Liberal Democrats T. Low 438 12.0%
Turnout 48.3%
Labour hold

Nethermayne

Location of Nethermayne ward
Location of Nethermayne ward
Nethermayne[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats G. Williams 1,768 45.0%
Labour C. Wilson 1,278 32.5%
Conservative S. Elliott 885 22.5%
Turnout 56.0%
Liberal Democrats hold

Pitsea East

Location of Pitsea East ward
Location of Pitsea East ward
Pitsea East[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour D. Markes 2,356 57.2%
Conservative A. Diamond 1,268 30.8%
Liberal Democrats L. Williams 497 12.1%
Turnout 38.6%
Labour hold

Pitsea West

Location of Pitsea West ward
Location of Pitsea West ward
Pitsea West[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Carty 2,254 70.1%
Conservative H. Marshall 602 18.7%
Liberal Democrats B. Williams 360 11.2%
Turnout 38.7%
Labour hold

Vange

Location of Vange ward
Location of Vange ward
Vange[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour L. Rossati 2,078 66.7%
Conservative A. Elliott 645 20.7%
Liberal Democrats J. Campbell 391 12.6%
Turnout 41.0%
Labour hold

Wickford North

Location of Wickford North ward
Location of Wickford North ward
Wickford North[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats M. Birch 2,012 46.6%
Conservative S. Buckley 1,477 34.2%
Labour C. Wilson 828 19.2%
Turnout 46.5%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Wickford South

Location of Wickford South ward
Location of Wickford South ward
Wickford South[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats J. Pattison 1,718 40.7%
Conservative D. Morris 1,646 39.0%
Labour F. Curl 712 16.9%
Independent R. Burge 144 3.4%
Turnout 44.5%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1994". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Basildon District Council Election Results 1973–2012" (PDF). Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 August 2019.