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The Broxbourne Council election, 1994 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 1990 Don Smith Yes
Bury Green Conservative 1991 Geoffrey Morris Yes
Cheshunt Central Conservative 1991 Trevor Simpson No
Cheshunt North Conservative 1990 Don Poole Yes
Flamstead End Conservative 1990 Sheila Kendall Yes
Goffs Oak Conservative 1990 Marie Dowsett Yes
Hoddesdon North Conservative 1990 Robert Groucott Yes
Hoddesdon Town Conservative 1990 Michael Lavender[Table note 1] Yes
Rosedale SDP-Liberal Alliance 1990 Trevor Griffiths No
Rye Park Conservative 1990 Arthur Hillwayd No
Theobalds Conservative 1990 Patricia Morris Yes
Waltham Cross North Conservative 1990 Norman Ames Yes
Waltham Cross South Labour 1990 Lester Hickling[Table note 2] No
Wormley & Turnford Conservative 1990 Brian Hill Yes
  1. ^ Michael Lavender stood in Hoddesdon North Ward in 1994.
  2. ^ Lester Hickling stood in Theobalds Ward in 1994.

Election results

Broxbourne Local Election Result 1994
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 9 0 3 -3 60.00 40.44 10,343
  Labour 3 1 0 +1 20.00 31.06 7,944
  Liberal Democrats 3 2 0 +2 20.00 28.02 7,167
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.48 123

Results summary

An election was held in 14 wards on 5 May 1994.

15 seats were contested at this election (2 seats in Hoddesdon North Ward).

The Conservative Party lost 3 seats at this election, Cheshunt Central & Hoddesdon Town to the Liberal Democrats and Theobalds to the Labour Party.

The new political balance of the council following this election was:

Ward results

Broxbourne Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Donald Smith 830 42.17
Liberal Democrats Peter Huse 759 38.57
Labour Gillian Harvey 379 19.26
Majority 71
Turnout 1,968 34.85
Conservative hold
Bury Green Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Geoffrey Morris 897 43.27
Labour Allen Wallace 857 41.34
Liberal Democrats Patrick Moloney 319 15.39
Majority 40
Turnout 2,073 37.44
Conservative hold
Cheshunt Central Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Robert Smith 654 43.60
Conservative Gillian Langford 588 39.20
Labour Christopher Simonovitch 258 17.20
Majority 66
Turnout 1,500 42.21
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative
Cheshunt North Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Donald Poole 742 41.62
Labour Julia Theobald 648 36.34
Liberal Democrats Julian Gould 393 22.04
Majority 94
Turnout 1,783 33.72
Conservative hold
Flamstead End Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Sheila Kendall 906 46.85
Labour Derrick Shiers 630 32.57
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Johnson 398 20.58
Majority 276
Turnout 1,934 38.04
Conservative hold
Goffs Oak Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Marie Dowsett 828 59.83
Liberal Democrats Reginald Williams 381 27.53
Labour Stephen Ferns 175 12.64
Majority 447
Turnout 1,384 39.70
Conservative hold
Hoddesdon North Ward Result 2 Seats 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Michael Lavender 774 20.58
Conservative Robert Groucott 767 20.39
Liberal Democrats Julia Davies 761 20.23
Liberal Democrats Anthoney Fey 675 17.94
Labour Neil Harvey 413 10.99
Labour Warren Peto 371 9.87
Turnout 3,761 40.98
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Hoddesdon Town Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Dorothy Morgan 852 43.27
Conservative George Patience 675 34.28
Labour David May 442 22.45
Majority 177
Turnout 1,969 38.95
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative
Rosedale Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Carolyn Iles 447 36.61
Conservative Jacqueline De Pace 351 28.75
Labour Martin Murphy 300 24.57
BNP David Bruce 123 10.07
Majority 96
Turnout 1,221 41.74
Liberal Democrats hold
Rye Park Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Linda Dambrauskas 858 44.76
Conservative Daniel Titmuss 632 32.97
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth Harrington 427 22.27
Majority 226
Turnout 1,917 41.38
Labour hold
Theobalds Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Lester Hickling 733 40.36
Conservative Patricia Morris 707 38.94
Liberal Democrats James Tait 376 20.70
Majority 26
Turnout 1,816
Labour gain from Conservative
Waltham Cross North Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Norman Ames 635 47.56
Labour Henry Lucas 508 37.97
Liberal Democrats Anthony Stokes 195 14.57
Majority 127
Turnout 1,338 44.90
Conservative hold
Waltham Cross South Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Mark Farrington 914 58.40
Conservative Frederick Kidd 484 30.93
Liberal Democrats Bronwen Deards 167 10.67
Majority 430
Turnout 1,565 36.02
Labour hold
Wormley / Turnford Ward Result 5 May 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Brian Hill 527 39.10
Labour Malcolm Theobald 458 33.98
Liberal Democrats Andrew Wood 363 26.92
Majority 69
Turnout 1,348 29.70
Conservative hold

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