2002 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council election

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21 seats up for election
  First party Second party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Labour
Seats before 33 21
Seats won 11 6
Seats after 33 19
Seat change Steady Decrease2

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Conservative Heald Green Ratepayers
Seats before 6 3
Seats won 3 1
Seats after 8 3
Seat change Increase2 Steady

Map showing the results the 2002 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats, blue shows the Conservatives, yellow shows the Liberal Democrats and purple the Heald Green Ratepayers.

The 2002 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council election was held on 2 May 2002 as part of the wider local elections.[1] Twenty-one seats were up for election across every ward in Stockport and it resulted in the Liberal Democrats having a majority of seats in the council. The Liberal Democrats held this majority until the 2011 local elections.[2]

Results by ward

Bramhall East Ward

Bramhall East Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Johnson 2,996 54.0
Liberal Democrats Stuart Bodsworth 2,226 40.1
Labour Keith Fenwick 328 5.9
Majority
Turnout 5,550 43.6
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "BBC NEWS | VOTE 2002 | LOCAL ELECTIONS". news.bbc.co.uk.
  2. ^ "COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2011: Liberal Democrats lose control of Stockport council | Mancunian Matters". www.mancunianmatters.co.uk.
  3. ^ "Election results for Bramhall East, 1 May 2003". democracy.stockport.gov.uk. May 1, 2003.