2006 Gosport Borough Council Election

← 2004 4 May 2006 2008 →

17 of 35 seats to Gosport Borough Council
18 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Conservative Labour
Seats before 5 15 11
Seats won 8 6 3
Seats after 9 17 8
Seat change Increase4 Decrease1 Decrease3
Popular vote 5,701 9,644 4,993
Percentage 26.6 45.1 17.6

Gosport UK local election 2006 map.svg

Council control before election

No Overall Control

Council control after election

No Overall Control

Elections to Gosport Council were held on 4 May 2006. Half of the council was up for election and the Conservative party lost overall control of the council to no overall control.[1][2][3]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Gosport Local Election Result 2006
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 8 4 0 +4 47.1 26.6 5,701 +13.0
  Conservative 6 1 2 -1 35.3 45.1 9,644 -11.1
  Labour 3 0 3 -3 17.6 23.3 4,993 -3.9
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 4.9 1,054 +3.9

Ward results

Alverstoke

Alverstoke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Edgar 1,193 76.2 -5.1
Liberal Democrats Frances Elsom 242 15.5 +15.5
Labour Sharon Dewar 131 8.4 -10.3
Majority 951 60.7 -1.9
Turnout 1,566
Conservative hold Swing

Anglesey

Anglesey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Austin Hicks 810 54.0 +54.0
Conservative Aleck Hayward 622 41.4 -34.5
Labour Paul Noakes 69 4.6 -19.5
Majority 188 12.6
Turnout 1,501
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Bridgemary North

Bridgemary North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shaun Cully 809 67.8 +10.2
Conservative Margaret Ward 384 32.2 -10.2
Majority 425 35.6 +20.4
Turnout 1,193
Labour hold Swing

Bridgemary South

Bridgemary South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dennis Wright 703 61.9 +0.5
Conservative Pauline Taylor 433 38.1 -0.5
Majority 270 23.8 +1.0
Turnout 1,136
Labour hold Swing

Brockhurst

Brockhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Julia Salter 677 55.0 +24.7
Conservative Laura Elshaw 341 27.7 -25.8
Labour Joseph O'Gorman 156 12.7 -3.5
Green Staffieri 58 4.7 +4.7
Majority 336 27.3
Turnout 1,232
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Christchurch

Christchurch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michael Carr 585 49.0 +20.6
Conservative Michael Geddes 346 29.0 -15.3
Labour Alan Durrant 154 12.9 -14.4
Green Veronika Forster 108 9.1 +9.1
Majority 239 20.0
Turnout 1,193
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Elson

Elson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Susan Ballard 648 48.6 +17.3
Conservative Keith Edwards 517 38.8 -8.2
Green Noelle Bradshaw 88 6.6 +6.6
Labour Louie Sykes 81 6.1 -1.5
Majority 131 9.8
Turnout 1,334
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Forton

Forton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Clive Foster-Reed 556 48.4 +18.5
Labour Kenneth Searle 356 31.0 -9.5
Conservative Gary Elshaw 158 13.8 -15.8
Green Mark Vernon 78 6.8 +6.8
Majority 200 17.4
Turnout 1,148
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Grange

Grange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Champion 310 46.4 +17.4
Labour Victor Burt 152 22.8 -11.4
Liberal Democrats Mark Mudie 142 21.3 -15.5
Green Ian Maclennan 64 9.6 +9.6
Majority 168 23.6
Turnout 668
Conservative hold Swing

Hardway

Hardway
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roger Allen 625 45.8 -20.3
Green Andrea Smith 610 44.7 +27.6
Labour Michael Wilson 129 9.5 -7.3
Majority 15 1.1 -47.9
Turnout 1,364
Conservative hold Swing

Lee East

Lee East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Derek Kimber 1,106 84.4 +1.4
Labour Jess Cully 205 15.6 -1.4
Majority 901 68.8 +2.8
Turnout 1,311
Conservative hold Swing

Lee West

Lee West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Carter 1,410 85.9 +4.0
Labour Peter Bell 231 14.1 -4.0
Majority 1,179 71.8 +8.0
Turnout 1,641
Conservative hold Swing

Leesland

Leesland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter Chegwyn 752 67.0 +18.1
Conservative Adam Burns 270 24.1 -11.0
Labour Michael O'Gorman 100 8.9 -7.1
Majority 482 42.9 +29.1
Turnout 1,122
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Peel Common

Peel Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Ward 806 57.4 -0.2
Labour Iris Binfield 597 42.6 +16.8
Majority 209 14.8 -17.0
Turnout 1,403
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Privett

Privett
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Keith Gill 743 54.1 +28.8
Conservative Lynn Hook 516 37.6 -25.4
Labour Jennifer Hall 115 8.4 -3.3
Majority 227 16.5
Turnout 1,374
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Rowner and Holbrook

Rowner and Holbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sharon Mudie 403 41.3 +11.5
Conservative Joanne Watts 276 28.3 -6.3
Labour Peter Russell 248 25.4 -10.2
Green Rhiannon Thomas 48 4.9 +4.9
Majority 127 13.0
Turnout 975
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Town

Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour June Cully 757 61.5 +7.3
Conservative Kathleen Stewart 331 26.9 -18.9
Liberal Democrats Dawn Kelly 143 11.6 +11.6
Majority 426 34.6 +26.2
Turnout 1,231
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections: Gosport". BBC News. 4 May 2006. Retrieved 7 July 2022.
  2. ^ "Borough Council Election - 4th May 2006 - Results". Gosport Borough Council. 5 May 2006. Archived from the original on 30 October 2007. Retrieved 7 July 2022.
  3. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (2012). Gosport Borough Council Election Results 1973-2012 (PDF). Plymouth: The Elections Centre. pp. 8–9. Retrieved 7 July 2022.
Preceded by
2004 Gosport Council election
Gosport local elections Succeeded by
2008 Gosport Council election