Results by ward

The 2003 St Edmundsbury Borough Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of St Edmundsbury Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

The whole council was up for election on new ward boundaries. The number of seats increased by 1.

Summary

2003 St Edmundsbury Borough Council election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 28 Increase 5 62.2 47.8 16,060 +4.1
  Labour 12 Decrease 4 26.7 35.5 11,909 -4.0
  Independent 3 Steady 0 6.7 8.8 2,948 +1.3
  Liberal Democrats 2 Steady 0 4.4 7.4 2,494 -1.9
  UKIP 0 Steady 0 0.0 0.5 180 New

By-elections

Risbygate

Risbygate: 20 May 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent 293 34.1
Conservative 278 32.3
Labour 169 19.7
Green 85 9.9
Independent 35 4.1
Majority 15 1.8
Turnout 860
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

Haverhill East

Haverhill East: 10 June 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 520 35.9
Independent 376 26.0
Labour 363 25.1
Liberal Democrats 189 13.1
Majority 144 9.9
Turnout 1,448
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Barningham

Barningham: 9 September 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative ' Unopposed
Majority N/A N/A N/A
Turnout N/A N/A
Conservative hold

Haverhill South

Haverhill South: 5 May 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 746 43.8
Conservative 602 35.3
Liberal Democrats 357 20.9
Majority 144 8.5
Turnout 1,705
Labour hold Swing

Westgate

Westgate: 16 February 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 500 54.1
Liberal Democrats 311 33.6
Green 64 6.9
UKIP 50 5.4
Majority 189 20.5
Turnout 925
Conservative hold Swing

Kedington

Kedington: 15 June 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 350 53.8
Liberal Democrats 250 38.4
Labour 51 7.8
Majority 100 15.4
Turnout 651
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "St. Edmundsbury Borough Council Election Results 1973-2011" (PDF). Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher. Retrieved 4 November 2022.