The 1999 Winchester Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Winchester District Council in Hampshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Liberal Democrats stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

The results saw the Liberal Democrats keep a majority on the council but lose 2 seats to the Conservatives.[3]

Winchester Local Election Result 1999[4][5]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 10 -3 55.6 44.4 10,661
  Conservative 5 +2 27.8 39.5 9,488
  Labour 2 0 11.1 12.1 2,914
  Independent 1 +1 5.6 3.9 940

Ward results

Bishop's Waltham[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Colin Chamberlain 940 48.6
Liberal Democrats Jillian Blackmore 487 25.2
Conservative Gideon Lake 422 21.8
Labour Gwendoline Hobbis 85 4.4
Majority 453 23.4
Turnout 1,934 38.7
Denmead[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Frederick Allgood 1,190 66.7
Liberal Democrats Alan Slade 477 26.7
Labour Susan Underwood 117 6.6
Majority 713 40.0
Turnout 1,784 38.3
Durley and Upham[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Kenneth Merritt 363 58.5
Conservative Gloria Tabor 222 35.8
Labour Timothy Curran 35 5.6
Majority 141 22.7
Turnout 620 53.0
Itchen Valley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Baxter 382 62.0
Liberal Democrats Richard Bayley 203 33.0
Labour Oliver De Peyer 31 5.0
Majority 179 29.0
Turnout 616 47.3
Littleton[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Kelsie Learney 752 55.0
Conservative Barry Lipscomb 556 40.7
Labour Elaine Fullaway 59 4.3
Majority 196 14.3
Turnout 1,367 50.0
New Alresford[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative George Hollingberry 1,046 46.9
Liberal Democrats Sarah Witchard 763 34.2
Labour Robin Atkins 419 18.8
Majority 283 12.7
Turnout 2,228 53.5
Otterbourne and Hursley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter Mason 470 60.3
Conservative Barbara Jeffs 270 34.6
Labour Tessa Valentine 40 5.1
Majority 200 25.7
Turnout 780 42.7
St Barnabas[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Roy Smith 899 59.1
Conservative Michael Whatley 448 29.4
Labour Gareth Young 175 11.5
Majority 451 29.7
Turnout 1,522 38.1
St Bartholomew[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Dominic Hiscock 949 52.5
Conservative Ian Jones 677 37.4
Labour Stephen Wyeth 183 10.1
Majority 272 15.1
Turnout 1,809 42.5
St John and All Saints[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ann Craig 645 43.3
Liberal Democrats Michael Andrews 534 35.9
Conservative Sally Goodman 309 20.8
Majority 111 7.4
Turnout 1,488 32.2
St Luke[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Clare McKenna 498 36.9
Conservative Elizabeth Osborne 474 35.1
Liberal Democrats Susan Chesters 379 28.1
Majority 14 1.8
Turnout 1,351 29.4
St Michael[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Iain Tait 824 47.4
Liberal Democrats John Higgins 751 43.2
Labour Antony De Peyer 163 9.4
Majority 73 4.2
Turnout 1,738 43.5
St Paul[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Elaine Patton 870 48.3
Conservative Jacqueline Pitman 761 42.3
Labour Adrian Field 170 9.4
Majority 109 6.0
Turnout 1,801 40.9
Swanmore[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sheila Campbell 648 54.0
Conservative Sheen Nicholson 499 41.6
Labour David Picton-Jones 53 4.4
Majority 149 12.4
Turnout 1,200 55.8
Twyford[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats James Wagner 448 77.0
Conservative Ernest Jeffs 113 19.4
Labour Kevin Barrett 21 3.6
Majority 335 57.6
Turnout 582 50.8
Upper Meon Valley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gerald Corden 526 73.7
Liberal Democrats Joanne Jackson 150 21.0
Labour Pamela Smith 38 5.3
Majority 376 52.7
Turnout 714 49.3
Wickham[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Therese Evans 927 68.3
Conservative James Duddridge 344 25.3
Labour Michael Chaplin 87 6.4
Majority 583 43.0
Turnout 1,358 42.4
Wonston[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Pamela Hills 591 53.2
Conservative Andrew Beadle 425 38.3
Labour Alan Drury 95 8.6
Majority 166 14.9
Turnout 1,111 37.4

References

  1. ^ "Winchester". BBC News Online. Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  2. ^ "How Britain voted: Council Election Results". The Independent. 8 May 1999. p. 12.
  3. ^ "Tory rule makes a comeback". Southern Daily Echo. 7 May 1999. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Local Councils: Results round-up". The Times. 7 May 1999. p. 4.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Winchester City Council District Elections - 6 May 1999" (PDF). Winchester City Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 27 January 2010.