2010 Rochford District Council election

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  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats Green
Last election 34 5 0
Seats before 34 5 0
Seats won 33 5 1
Seat change Decrease 1 Steady Increase 1
Popular vote 17,732 5,128 2,053
Percentage 53.2 15.4 6.2
Swing Decrease7.8 Increase4.6 Increase2.9

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party Rochford Resident Independent Labour
Last election 1 1 0
Seats before 1 1 0
Seats won 1 1 0
Seat change Steady Steady Steady
Popular vote 937 659 3,172
Percentage 2.8 2.0 9.5
Swing N/A Increase0.9 Increase1.8

  Seventh party
 
Party English Democrat
Last election 0
Seats before 0
Seats won 0
Seat change Steady
Popular vote 2,722
Percentage 8.2
Swing Decrease2.5

Elections to Rochford Council were held on 6 May 2010. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.

The Conservative Party won 13 seats up for election with surprise result with the Green Party gaining their first seat from the Conservative Party and Rochford District Residents holding one seat.

Results

Rochford Local Election Result 2010
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 33 0 1 Decrease 1 69.2 53.3 17,732
  Liberal Democrats 5 0 0 Steady 15.3 15.4 5,128
  Green 1 1 0 Increase 1 7.7 6.1 2,053
  Rochford Resident 1 0 0 Steady 7.6 2.8 937
  Independent 1 0 0 Steady 0 1.7 569
  Labour 0 0 0 Steady 0 9.5 3,172
  English Democrat 0 0 0 Steady 0 8.2 2,722
  BNP 0 0 0 Steady 0 2.7 910

Ward Results

Downhall and Rawreth

Downhall and Raweth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Chris Black 1846 70.57
Conservative Nicholas Alan Orr 770 29.43
Majority 1076 41.13
Turnout 70.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Foulness & Great Wakering

Foulness & Great Wakering
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Trevor Edward Goodwin 1607 53.73
Independent Brian Efde 659 22.03
Labour Tim Nicholls 625 20.90
Majority 948 32.79
Turnout 65.4
Conservative hold Swing

Grange

Grange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Christopher John Lumley 1205 62.60
Conservative Aron Priest 720 37.40
Majority 485 25.19
Turnout 68.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hawkwell North

Hawkwell North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joanne Elizabeth McPherson 1291 54.06
Liberal Democrats Sam Duncombe 833 34.88
BNP Antony William Evennett 264 11.06
Majority 458 19.18
Turnout 68.6
Conservative hold Swing

Hawkwell South

Hawkwell South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Heather Lilian Ann Glynn 1584 80.28
BNP Earl Victor Strobridge 389 19.72
Majority 1195 60.57
Turnout 62.2
Conservative hold Swing

Hawkwell West

Hawkwell West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Rochford Resident John Mason 937 40.2
Conservative Ian Howard Ward 832 35.7
Labour Myra Anne Weir 306 13.1
English Democrat Gloria Harmsworth 157 6.7
BNP James Michael Antony Wells 101 4.3
Majority 105 4.5
Turnout 72
Rochford Resident hold Swing

Hockley Central

Hockley Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carole Anne Weston 2646 73.79
Labour David Charles Thompson 940 26.21
Majority 1706 47.57
Turnout 69.9
Conservative hold Swing

Hullbridge

Hullbridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Michael Hoy 1,446 39.5
Conservative Brian Hazlewood 1,302 35.6
Labour Angelina Marriott 467 12.8
English Democrat Pauline Smith 445 12.2
Majority 144 3.9
Turnout 68.7
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Rayleigh Central

Rayleigh Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Patricia Aves 1242 54.67
Liberal Democrats Mike Nobes 702 30.90
English Democrat Thomas Broad 328 14.44
Majority 540 23.77
Turnout 68.1
Conservative hold Swing

Rochford

Rochford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Philip Cottis 1813 55.72
Labour Robert Matthew Brown 834 25.63
Green Douglas John Copping 607 18.65
Majority 979 30.09
Turnout 58.1
Conservative hold Swing

Trinity

Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Edward Grey 1070 50.07
Liberal Democrats Chris Stanley 542 25.36
English Democrat Paula Hayter 525 24.57
Majority 528 24.71
Turnout 74
Conservative hold Swing

Wheatley

Wheatley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mavis Joan Webster 1470 68.82
English Democrat Nicola Gallaway 666 31.18
Majority 804 37.64
Turnout 69
Conservative hold Swing

Whitehouse

Whitehouse
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Frederick Arthur Webster 1385 64.66
English Democrat Tim Hayter 601 28.06
BNP Joan Elizabeth Court 156 7.28
Majority 784 36.60
Turnout 68.2
Conservative hold Swing

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