Elections to Oxford City Council were held on 6 May 1999. One third of the councils seats were up for election. The Labour party kept its overall majority on the council.[1] The number of Councillors for each party after the election were Labour 28, Liberal Democrat 16 and Green 7. Overall turnout was 29.2%

Election result

Oxford Local Election Result 1999
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 0 5 -5 44.4 36.3 11,184
  Liberal Democrats 7 2 0 +2 38.9 28.2 8,687
  Green 3 3 0 +3 16.7 17.2 5,286
  Conservative 0 0 0 0 0 17.1 5,261
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 307
  Liberal 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 84

Ward results

Blackbird Leys
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Atherton Stockford 783 73.3
Conservative David Timson 100 9.4
Green Patricia Dickson 95 8.9
Liberal Democrats Alexander Macfie 90 8.4
Majority 683 63.9
Turnout 1,068 13.6
Labour hold Swing
Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Emily Maynard 428 37.5
Liberal Democrats Michael Hopkins 310 27.1
Conservative Richard Atkinson 219 19.2
Labour Terry Johnson 185 16.2
Majority 118 10.4
Turnout 1,142 18.4
Green gain from Labour Swing
Cherwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Struthers 751 37.5
Conservative Simon Mort 681 34.0
Labour Peter Johnson 393 19.6
Green Malcolm Lee 177 8.8
Majority 70 3.5
Turnout 2,002 38.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Elise Benjamin 907 48.4
Labour Patrick Stannard 761 40.6
Conservative Thomas Garner 109 5.8
Liberal Democrats Pieter-Paul Barker 97 5.2
Majority 146 7.8
Turnout 1,874 31.4
Green gain from Labour Swing
Headington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jane Wyatt 710
Labour Leslie Town 687
Liberal Democrats Mark Whittaker 669
Labour Mary Sareva 641
Conservative Prudence Dailey 415
Conservative Georgina Shomroni 367
Green Stella Hudson 99
Green Mark Lynas 86
Turnout 3,674 29.0
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
Iffley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carole Roberts 763 51.6
Conservative Paul Hernandez 356 24.1
Green Patrick Lingwood 188 12.7
Liberal Democrats David Rundle 173 11.7
Majority 407 27.5
Turnout 1,480 25.3
Labour hold Swing
Littlemore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Buckingham 661 62.5
Conservative Christopher Connolly 179 16.9
Liberal Democrats Vicky Potter 109 10.3
Green Joanna Lavender 108 10.2
Majority 482 45.6
Turnout 1,057 20.5
Labour hold Swing
Marston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maureen Christian 652 47.2
Conservative Richard Wylie 384 27.8
Green Katherine Wedell 176 12.7
Liberal Democrats Robert Fuller 170 12.3
Majority 268 19.4
Turnout 1,382 28.1
Labour hold Swing
North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Davy 795 49.9
Labour Mary Roe 284 17.8
Conservative Jason Tomes 254 15.9
Green Sophie Andrews 185 11.6
Independent John Rose 75 4.7
Majority 511 32.1
Turnout 1,593 27.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Old Marston & Risinghurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Coats 909 50.8
Labour Eamon Wadley 499 27.9
Conservative Duncan Hatfield 314 17.6
Green Pritam Singh 67 3.7
Majority 410 22.9
Turnout 1,789 35.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Quarry
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats George Kershaw 927 42.9
Labour Gillian Sanders 821 38.0
Conservative Stamford Marthews 312 14.5
Green Donald Smith 99 4.6
Majority 106 4.9
Turnout 2,159 35.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
St. Clement's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Robert Sykes 824 43.6
Labour Susan Snelders 576 30.5
Independent David Leake 232 12.3
Conservative Robert Dukes 145 7.7
Liberal Democrats Martin Stone 113 6.0
Majority 248 13.1
Turnout 1,890 24.9
Green gain from Labour Swing
South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Price 1,007 42.9
Green Deborah Glass 949 40.4
Conservative Neil Edmond 235 10.0
Liberal Democrats Rosalind Gill 157 6.7
Majority 58 2.5
Turnout 2,348 38.0
Labour hold Swing
Temple Cowley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Philip Cockayne 889 51.5
Labour Cherry Mosteshar 610 35.3
Conservative James French 146 8.5
Green Lilia Patterson 81 4.7
Majority 279 16.2
Turnout 1,726 33.1
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Cook 854 40.7
Liberal Democrats Catherine Hilliard 626 29.8
Green Ceri Fielding 423 20.2
Conservative Kevin Jones 195 9.3
Majority 228 10.9
Turnout 2,098 35.5
Labour hold Swing
Wolvercote
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats James Campbell 1,036 45.6
Conservative Graham Jones 661 29.1
Labour Sarah Escritt 312 13.7
Green Michael Buck 263 11.6
Majority 375 16.5
Turnout 2,272 41.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Wood Farm
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Pope 695 55.4
Conservative Yun Wong 189 15.1
Liberal Democrats Antony Brett 156 12.4
Green David Dalton 131 10.4
Liberal Roger Jenking 84 6.7
Majority 506 40.3
Turnout 1,255 22.4
Labour hold Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ "Oxford". BBC News Online. Retrieved 15 August 2009.