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2010 Hart District Council election

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12 of 35 seats to Hart District Council
18 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats Community Campaign Hart
Seats before 17 10 6
Seats won 8 2 2
Seats after 20 10 5
Seat change Increase3 Steady Decrease1
Popular vote 18,293 9,514 4,773
Percentage 53.3 27.7 13.9

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Results by Ward

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2010 Hart District Council election took place on 6 May 2010, on the same day as the United Kingdom General Election. One third of the council was up for re-election, the Conservatives gained three seats, one from Community Campaign Hart and the two independent seats, whilst the Liberal Democrats remained on 10 seats. With an increase from 17 seats to 20, the Conservatives gained a majority and administration of the council, which had been under no overall control since 2005[1][2].After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election results

The Conservatives had last been in administration between 2000-2005, with the council remaining under no overall control until this election, albeit with the Conservatives remaining as the largest party. The 2010 election saw the Conservatives gain three seats, the Crondall seat from Community Campaign Hart, and Fleet Central and Hartley Wintney from independent councillors, whilst the Liberal Democrats made no gains or losses. As such, the Conservatives gained an overall majority of the council with 20 councillors.

Hart Local Election Result 2010
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 3 0 Increase3 53.3 18,293
  Liberal Democrats 2 0 0 Steady 27.7 9,514
  Community Campaign Hart 1 0 1 Decrease1 13.9 4,773
  Independent 0 0 2 Decrease2 0 3.3 1,129
  Labour 0 0 0 Steady 0 1.3 436
  Monster Raving Loony 0 0 0 Steady 0 0.5 169

Ward results

Church Crookham East

Church Crookham East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Community Campaign Hart Gill Butler 1,805 66.8
Conservative Brian Burchfield 896 33.2
Majority 909
Turnout 2,701
Community Campaign Hart hold Swing

Church Crookham West

Church Crookham West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Community Campaign Hart Simon Ambler 1,909 65.3
Conservative James Pugmore 1,016 34.7
Majority 893
Turnout 2,925
Community Campaign Hart hold Swing

Crondall

Crondall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Simmons 1,144 51.9
Community Campaign Hart John Bennison 1,059 48.1
Majority 85
Turnout 2,203
Conservative gain from Community Campaign Hart Swing

Fleet Central

Fleet Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gavin Evans 1,768 57.7
Independent Denis Gotel 1,129 36.8
Monster Raving Loony Howling Laud Hope 169 5.5
Majority 639
Turnout 3,066
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

Fleet North

Fleet North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Parker 2,312 63.1
Liberal Democrats Mariken van Dolen 1,350 36.9
Majority 962
Turnout 3,662
Conservative hold Swing

Fleet Pondtail

Fleet Pondtail
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sharyn Wheale 1,922 69.6
Liberal Democrats Jane Baker 838 30.4
Majority 1,084
Turnout 1,930
Conservative hold Swing

Fleet West

Fleet West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Appleton 1,761 64.1
Liberal Democrats Richard Robinson 986 35.9
Majority 775
Turnout 2,747
Conservative hold Swing

Frogmore and Darby Green

Frogmore and Darby Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Bob Harward 1,802 62.0
Conservative Eddie Bromhead 867 29.8
Labour John Davies 239 8.2
Majority 935
Turnout 2,908
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hartley Wintney

Hartley Wintney
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tim Southern 1,572 54.0
Liberal Democrats Graham Bartlett 1,339 46.0
Majority 233
Turnout 2,911
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

Hook

Hook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jonathan Glen 2,935 65.3
Liberal Democrats Kulwant Lit 1,559 21.7
Majority 4,494
Turnout 4,494
Conservative hold Swing

Long Sutton

Long Sutton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Kennett 871 69.5
Liberal Democrats Anthony Over 382 30.5
Majority 489
Turnout 1,253
Conservative hold Swing

Yateley North

Yateley North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Colin Ive 1,258 46.9
Conservative Richard Fielden 1,229 45.8
Labour Joyce Still 197 7.3
Majority 29
Turnout 2,684
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local Elections Archive Project - 2010 - Hart". www.andrewteale.me.uk. Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  2. ^ "General and Local Elections: Election Results for 6 May 2010" (PDF).