The 2002 Cambridge City Council election took place on 2 May 2002 to elect members of Cambridge City Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other nationwide local elections.


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15 out of 42 seats
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Party Liberal Democrats Labour Conservative
Last election 22 17 3
Seats before 22 17 3
Seats won 9 5 1
Seats after 23 17 2
Seat change Increase 1 Steady Decrease 1
Popular vote 12,294 8,821 6,455
Percentage 40.6 29.1 21.3

Results summary

2002 Cambridge City Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Liberal Democrats 9 Increase 1 60.0 14 23 54.8 12,294 40.6
  Labour 5 Steady 33.3 12 17 40.5 8,821 29.1
  Conservative 1 Decrease 1 6.7 1 2 4.8 6,455 21.3
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 2,220 7.3
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 255 0.8
  Socialist Alliance 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 145 0.5
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 74 0.2

Ward results

Abbey

Abbey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Caroline Hart 571 58.6
Conservative Simon Mitton 180 18.5
Liberal Democrats Chris Keating 113 11.6
Green John Collins 60 6.2
Independent Mungai Mbaya 51 5.2
Majority 391 40.1
Turnout 975 20.6
Labour hold Swing

Arbury

Arbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Todd-Jones 828 41.0
Liberal Democrats Rupert Moss-Eccardt 579 28.7
Conservative Robert Boorman 513 25.4
Green Shayne Mitchell 73 3.6
Socialist Alliance Diana Minns 27 1.3
Majority 249 12.3
Turnout 2,020 39.8
Labour hold Swing

Castle

Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David White 1,121 51.4
Conservative Rhona Boorman 458 21.0
Labour Gillian Richardson 412 18.9
Green Stephen Lawrence 188 8.6
Majority 663 30.4
Turnout 2,179 31.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Cherry Hinton

Cherry Hinton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Stuart 1,174 49.3
Labour Stuart Newbold 948 39.8
Liberal Democrats Frances Amrani 196 8.2
Green Daryl Tayar 64 2.7
Majority 226 9.5
Turnout 2,382 44.1
Conservative hold Swing

Coleridge

Coleridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ruth Bagnall 938 50.6
Conservative Martin Hall 454 24.5
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Monroe 267 14.4
Green Damian Docherty 94 5.1
UKIP Albert Watts 53 2.9
Socialist Alliance Simon Sedgwick-Jell 46 2.5
Majority 484 26.1
Turnout 1,852 31.7
Labour hold Swing

East Chesterton

East Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jennifer Bailey 974 40.5
Labour Sarah Woodall 858 35.7
Conservative Mamanur Rashid 319 13.3
Green Neil Hewett 129 5.4
UKIP Barry Hudson 124 5.2
Majority 116 4.8
Turnout 2,404 33.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Kings Hedges

Kings Hedges
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maria Bell 550 54.6
Conservative Cyril Weinman 235 23.3
Liberal Democrats Evelyn Bradford 157 15.6
Green Gerhard Goldbeck-Wood 65 6.5
Majority 315 31.3
Turnout 1,007 21.3
Labour hold Swing

Market

Market
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Joye Rosenstiel 879 57.0
Conservative Samuel Chamberlain 239 15.5
Labour Michael Sargeant 238 15.4
Green Martin Lucas-Smith 187 12.1
Majority 640 41.5
Turnout 1,543 22.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Newnham

Newnham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sian Reid 1,134 55.5
Labour Patricia Wright 372 18.2
Conservative Richard Normington 326 15.9
Green Tandy Harrison 190 9.3
Independent Nigel Douglas 23 1.1
Majority 762 37.3
Turnout 2,045 26.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Petersfield

Petersfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kevin Blencowe 964 40.4
Liberal Democrats Kevin Wilkins 579 24.3
Green Margaret Wright 514 21.5
Conservative Lee Glendon 257 10.8
Socialist Alliance Jonathan Walker 72 3.0
Majority 385 16.1
Turnout 2,386 30.6
Labour hold Swing

Queen Edith's

Queen Edith's (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Amanda Taylor 1,564 62.7
Liberal Democrats Alan Baker 1,424 57.1
Conservative Keith Henry 473 19.0
Conservative James Ray 409 16.4
Labour Frances Harper 342 13.7
Labour Jean Stevens 258 10.3
Green Robert Milsom 160 6.4
UKIP Helene Davies 78 3.1
Turnout 2,494 41.4
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Romsey

Romsey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Catherine Smart 1,118 44.8
Labour Paul Sales 867 40.1
Green Vicky Russell 194 9.0
Conservative Vivian Ellis 131 6.1
Majority 251 4.7
Turnout 2,310 35.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Trumpington

Trumpington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Judith Pinnington 1,118 47.5
Conservative Hannah Towns 937 39.8
Labour Rosemary Turner 201 8.5
Green Brian Westcott 100 4.2
Majority 181 7.7
Turnout 2,356 39.9
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

West Chesterton

West Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ian Nimmo-Smith 1,071 51.1
Labour Patrick Schicker 474 22.6
Conservative James Strachan 350 16.7
Green Stephen Peake 202 9.6
Majority 597 28.5
Turnout 2,097 34.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Cambridge City Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher. Retrieved 28 November 2021.