Elections to Eastleigh Council were held on 4 May 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the Liberal Democrat party kept overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Eastleigh Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 13 2 0 +2 81.3 48.5 15,340 +2.9%
  Conservative 2 0 2 -2 12.5 34.0 10,743 +2.9%
  Labour 1 0 0 0 6.3 11.6 3,654 -2.0%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 5.3 1,665 -4.2%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 227 +0.5%

Ward results

Botley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Catherine Fraser 1,146 66.8 +5.1
Conservative Martin Briggs 419 24.4 -0.7
UKIP Elizabeth McKay 78 4.5 -3.8
Labour Geoffrey Kosted 72 4.2 -0.8
Majority 727 42.4 +5.8
Turnout 1,715 46.7 -2.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Bursledon & Old Netley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Hugh Millar 1,028 53.1 +3.9
Conservative John Milne 698 36.0 +5.5
UKIP Beryl Humphrey 114 5.9 -9.0
Labour Elsie Truscott 97 5.0 -0.4
Majority 430 17.1 -1.6
Turnout 1,937 34.4 -2.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Chandler's Ford East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Pamela Holden-Brown 890 54.2 +7.1
Conservative Doretta Cocks 575 35.0 -10.5
UKIP Paul Webber 94 5.7 +5.7
Labour Peter Clayton 84 5.1 -2.3
Majority 315 19.2 +17.6
Turnout 1,643 43.9 +2.2
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Chandler's Ford West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alan Broadhurst 1,077 55.7 -2.8
Conservative Matthew Simmonds 685 35.4 +0.1
UKIP Ann Bays 91 4.7 +4.7
Labour Philip Grice 81 4.2 -2.1
Majority 392 20.3 -2.9
Turnout 1,934 44.5 +1.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Eastleigh Central (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Wayne Irish 951
Liberal Democrats Deepak Gupta 845
Labour Christine Hadley 772
Labour William Luffman 733
Conservative Robert Quane 593
Conservative Judith Grajewski 513
UKIP Stephen Challis 214
Turnout 4,621 34.8 -3.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Eastleigh North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Maureen Sollitt 1,081 51.9 +5.7
Conservative Jayne Hellier 529 25.4 -9.2
Labour Edward White 280 13.4 -5.9
UKIP Neil Smith 193 9.3 +9.3
Majority 552 26.5 +14.9
Turnout 2,083 34.4 -0.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Eastleigh South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Luffman 970 42.7 +12.6
Liberal Democrats Martin Kyrle 775 34.1 -6.8
Conservative Felicity Smith 298 13.1 -1.1
Independent Samuel Snook 227 10.0 +10.0
Majority 195 8.6
Turnout 2,270 38.5 -1.1
Labour hold Swing
Fair Oak and Horton Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Philip Spearey 1,053 46.4 +0.6
Conservative Christopher Rhodes 903 39.8 +11.9
Labour John Sorley 168 7.4 -2.2
UKIP George McGuinness 143 6.3 -10.3
Majority 150 6.6 -11.3
Turnout 2,267 34.5 +0.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Hedge End Grange Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Louise Bloom 1,019 61.2 +6.3
Conservative Paul Philp 562 33.7 -7.3
Labour George Carter 46 2.8 -1.3
UKIP Caroline Bradbeer 39 2.3 +2.3
Majority 457 27.5 +13.6
Turnout 1,666 38.5 +10.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Hedge End St. Johns
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Julie Skinner 1,298 50.9 -1.7
Conservative Jeremy Hall 1,006 39.5 +7.6
UKIP Michale O'Donoghue 246 9.6 -0.3
Majority 292 11.4 -9.3
Turnout 2,550 43.5 +4.1
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Hedge End Wildern
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Keith House 920 58.5 +6.2
Conservative Peter Hudson 550 35.0 -5.5
UKIP Frederick Estall 103 6.5 +6.5
Majority 370 23.5 +11.7
Turnout 1,573 38.6 +10.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Hiltingbury East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Caldwell 1,326 63.3 +2.4
Liberal Democrats Peter Child 587 28.0 -5.7
UKIP Marion Stewart 109 5.2 +5.2
Labour Beryl Addison 73 3.5 -1.9
Majority 739 35.3 +8.1
Turnout 2,095 51.0 -3.3
Conservative hold Swing
Hiltingbury West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Colin Davidovitz 994 50.6 +1.7
Liberal Democrats Grahame Smith 839 42.7 -5.2
UKIP Vivienne Young 79 4.0 +4.0
Labour Kevin Butt 53 2.7 -0.5
Majority 155 7.9 +6.9
Turnout 1,965 48.1 -3.6
Conservative hold Swing
West End North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Bruce Tennent 871 54.0 +9.6
Conservative Neville Dickinson 577 35.8 -11.1
Labour Edith Durham 100 6.2 -2.6
UKIP Daniel Bradbeer 64 4.0 +4.0
Majority 294 18.2
Turnout 1,612 41.2 +9.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
West End South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Joyce Sortwell 960 56.5 +8.4
Conservative Reginald Campbell 515 30.3 -11.4
Labour Daniel Clarke 125 7.4 -2.9
UKIP Peter Stewart 98 5.8 +5.8
Majority 445 26.2 +19.8
Turnout 1,698 37.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing