2004 Gosport Borough Council Election

← 2002 10 June 2004 2006 →

17 of 35 seats to Gosport Borough Council
18 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats won 10 5 2
Seat change Increase4 Decrease1 Decrease3
Popular vote 11,748 5,681 2,854
Percentage 56.2 27.2 13.6

Gosport UK local election 2004 map.svg

Council control before election

No Overall Control

Council control after election

No Overall Control

Elections to Gosport Council were held on 10 June 2004. Half of the council was up for election, and the council stayed under no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Gosport Local Election Result 2004
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 10 4 0 +4 58.8 56.2 11,748 +16.2%
  Labour 5 0 1 -1 29.4 27.2 5,681 -5.7%
  Liberal Democrats 2 0 3 -3 11.8 13.6 2,854 -13.4%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 426 +1.8%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 213 +1.0%

Ward results

Alverstoke

Alverstoke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip Clinton 1,323 81.3
Labour Robert Salter 304 18.7
Majority 1,019 62.6
Turnout 1,627
Conservative hold Swing

Anglesey

Anglesey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Hook 1,034 75.9
Labour Jennifer Hall 328 24.1
Majority 706 51.8
Turnout 1,362
Conservative hold Swing

Bridgemary North

Bridgemary North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Martyn Davis 643 57.6
Conservative Joanne Watts 473 42.4
Majority 170 15.2
Turnout 1,116
Labour hold Swing

Bridgemary South

Bridgemary South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jill Wright 727 61.4
Conservative Robert Perris 457 38.6
Majority 270 22.8
Turnout 1,184
Labour hold Swing

Brockhurst

Brockhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ivor Foster 681 53.5
Liberal Democrats Michael Russell 385 30.3
Labour James Fox 206 16.2
Majority 296 23.2
Turnout 1,272
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Christchurch

Christchurch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Dickson 564 44.3
Liberal Democrats Austin Hicks 362 28.4
Labour Diane Searle 348 27.3
Majority 202 15.9
Turnout 1,274
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Elson

Elson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bruce Rigg 624 47.0
Liberal Democrats Laura Elshaw 415 31.3
UKIP Francis Bridgewater 167 12.6
Labour Jill Whitcher 101 7.6
Majority 209 15.7
Turnout 1,327
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Forton

Forton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Farr 410 40.5
Liberal Democrats Gary Elshaw 303 29.9
Conservative Anna Oliver 300 29.6
Majority 107 10.6
Turnout 1,013
Labour hold Swing

Grange

Grange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Nina Champion 239 36.8
Labour Victor Burt 222 34.2
Conservative Hugh Landels 188 29.0
Majority 17 2.6
Turnout 649
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hardway

Hardway
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Langdon 822 66.1
Green Andrea Smith 213 17.1
Labour Peter Bell 209 16.8
Majority 609 49.0
Turnout 1,244
Conservative hold Swing

Lee East

Lee East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Howard Burgess 966 83.0
Labour John Madgwick 198 17.0
Majority 768 66.0
Turnout 1,164
Conservative hold Swing

Lee West

Lee West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Taylor 1,326 81.9
Labour Michael Madgwick 294 18.1
Majority 1,032 63.8
Turnout 1,620
Conservative hold Swing

Leesland

Leesland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Smith 529 48.9
Conservative Marjorie Bailey 380 35.1
Labour Alan Durrant 173 16.0
Majority 149 13.8
Turnout 1,082
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Peel Common

Peel Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Philpott 896 57.6
Labour Peter Russell 401 25.8
UKIP John Bowles 259 16.6
Majority 495 31.8
Turnout 1,556
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Privett

Privett
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Colin Jacobs 865 63.0
Liberal Democrats Josephine Jackson 348 25.3
Labour Dennis Gough 161 11.7
Majority 517 37.7
Turnout 1,374
Conservative hold Swing

Rowner & Holbrook

Rowner & Holbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Train 326 35.6
Conservative Thelma Morrison 317 34.6
Liberal Democrats Wayne Richards 273 29.8
Majority 9 1.0
Turnout 916
Labour hold Swing

Town

Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Neil Redrup 630 54.2
Conservative Michael Geddes 532 45.8
Majority 98 8.4
Turnout 1,162
Labour hold Swing

References

Preceded by
2002 Gosport Council election
Gosport local elections Succeeded by
2006 Gosport Council election