The 2004 Cherwell District Council election took place on 10 June 2004 to elect members of Cherwell District Council in Oxfordshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative Party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Cherwell Local Election Result 2004
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 14 2 0 +2 87.5 57.1 14,099 +9.4%
  Labour 2 0 2 -2 12.5 24.2 5,982 -1.2%
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0 17.1 4,220 -6.7%
  National Front 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 231 +0.2%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 152 -0.2%

Ward results

Adderbury[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Harper 637 61.4
Liberal Democrats Ian Thomas 401 38.6
Majority 236 22.8
Turnout 1,038
Conservative hold Swing
Banbury Easington[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Blackwell 1,511 69.3 +21.4
Labour Royston Mold 668 30.7 +12.0
Majority 843 38.6 +9.4
Turnout 2,179
Conservative hold Swing
Banbury Grimsbury & Castle[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carole Bonner 1,099 57.1 +6.4
Labour Neil Mepham 827 42.9 -6.4
Majority 272 14.2 +12.8
Turnout 1,926
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Banbury Hardwick[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Donaldson 819 66.1 +5.7
Labour Martin Weir 420 33.9 -5.7
Majority 399 32.2 +11.4
Turnout 1,239
Conservative hold Swing
Banbury Neithrop[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Surinder Dhesi 656 55.3
Conservative Wendy Moore 530 44.7
Majority 126 10.6
Turnout 1,186
Labour hold Swing
Banbury Ruscote[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Cartledge 883 53.6 +2.7
Conservative Keith Strangwood 763 46.4 -2.7
Majority 120 7.2 +5.4
Turnout 1,646
Labour hold Swing
Bicester East[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ajit Bhart 755 55.6 +12.8
Labour John Broad 603 44.4 -2.2
Majority 152 11.2
Turnout 1,358
Conservative hold Swing
Bicester North[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lynn Pratt 957 64.2 +6.8
Liberal Democrats Stephen Creed 533 35.8 +20.9
Majority 424 28.4 -1.2
Turnout 1,490
Conservative hold Swing
Bicester South[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Sames 688 55.0 +12.4
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Cotter 564 45.0 +4.3
Majority 124 10.0 +8.1
Turnout 1,252
Conservative hold Swing
Bicester Town[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Deborah Pickford 852 63.3 +11.0
Labour Nicholas Cherry 494 36.7 +5.1
Majority 358 26.6 +5.9
Turnout 1,346
Conservative hold Swing
Bicester West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Russell Hurle 1,144 57.4 +18.8
Labour Alan Hasted 618 31.0 -12.3
National Front James Starkey 231 11.6 +3.7
Majority 526 26.4
Turnout 1,993
Conservative hold Swing
Bloxham & Bodicote[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lynda Smart 1,310 63.2
Liberal Democrats Peter Davies 763 36.8
Majority 547 26.4
Turnout 2,073
Conservative hold Swing
Caversfield[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Catherine Fulljames 505 71.6 -3.4
Liberal Democrats Andrew Murray 200 28.4 +15.1
Majority 305 43.2 -18.5
Turnout 769
Conservative hold Swing
Kidlington South[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Maurice Billington 1,004 38.0 +9.5
Liberal Democrats Devena Rae 833 31.5 -2.4
Labour Robert Laynes 656 24.8 -12.8
Green Janet Warren 152 5.7 +5.7
Majority 171 6.5
Turnout 2,645
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Launton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Hughes 740 78.4 +1.4
Liberal Democrats Neil Walton 204 21.6 -1.4
Majority 536 56.8 +2.8
Turnout 944
Conservative hold Swing
Yarnton, Gosford & Water Eaton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Maureen Hastings 785 47.2 +7.5
Liberal Democrats Brendan Morrison 722 43.4 -11.8
Labour Joyce Ruiz 157 9.4 +9.4
Majority 63 3.8
Turnout 1,664
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Cherwell council". BBC News Online. Retrieved 21 October 2009.
  2. ^ "Elections 2004: Results at a glance". The Guardian. 12 June 2004. p. 10.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "District Council election results 2004". Political Science Resources. Archived from the original on 2 April 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2009.