2011 City of Lincoln Council election[1][2]

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All 33 seats to City of Lincoln Council
17 seats needed for a majority
Turnout36.6%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Last election 16 16 1
Seats won 7 4 0
Seats after 17 15 1
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1 Steady
Popular vote 10,559 8,573 1,951
Percentage 45.1% 36.6% 8.3%

Map showing the results the 2011 Lincoln City Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats and blue shows the Conservatives.

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

Labour Party

Elections to City of Lincoln Council were held on Thursday 5 May 2011.

There were 11 seats up for election, one third of the councillors. The Labour Party gained control of the council, which had previously been under no overall control.

Election result

2011 Lincoln City Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 7 1 0 Decrease1 63.6 45.1 10,559
  Conservative 4 1 0 Increase1 36.4 36.6 8,573
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0.0 8.3 1,951
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0.0 7.1 1,664
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0.0 2.0 479
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.9 205

Ward results

Abbey Ward

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Fay Smith 1,052 48.3%
Conservative Barry Reeves 619 28.4%
Liberal Democrats Charly Harding-Price 236 10.8%
UKIP Pat Nurse 151 6.9%
TUSC Richard Steven Banks 120 5.5%
Majority 433 19.9%
Turnout 2,178 31.16%
Labour hold

Birchwood Ward

Location of Birchwood ward
Location of Birchwood ward
Birchwood Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Eddie Strengiel 847 41.9%
Labour Co-op Rosanne Kirk 826 40.8%
UKIP Tony Wells 205 10.1%
Liberal Democrats Jan Charters 145 7.2%
Majority 21
Turnout 2,023 34.2%
Conservative hold

Boultham Ward

Location of Boultham ward
Location of Boultham ward
Boultham Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Gary Trevor Hewson 1,196 54.8%
Conservative Sharon Dawn Longthorne 671 30.8%
UKIP Nick Smith 145 6.6%
Liberal Democrats Lynn Joan Pepper 139 6.4%
TUSC Rupert Walker 31 1.4%
Majority 525 24.1%
Turnout 2182 39.92%
Labour hold

Bracebridge Ward

Location of Bracebridge ward
Location of Bracebridge ward
Bracebridge Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Darren Peter Grice 1,134 49.3%
Labour Bill Bilton 932 40.5%
UKIP Callum Christophe Newton 234 10.2%
Majority 202 8.8%
Turnout 2,300 40.47%
Conservative hold

Carholme Ward

Location of Carholme ward
Location of Carholme ward
Carholme Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Neil McElhinny Murray 1,248 47.5%
Conservative Vasos Melides 594 22.6%
Liberal Democrats Charles William Shaw 407 15.5%
Green Nicola Watson 205 7.8%
UKIP Mike Murray 113 4.3%
TUSC Nick Parker 62 2.4%
Majority 654 24.9%
Turnout 2,629
Labour hold

Castle Ward

Location of Castle ward
Location of Castle ward
Castle Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Donald James Nannestad 1,088 50.7%
Conservative Drew Anthony Stafford 661 30.8%
Liberal Democrats Ross David Pepper 194 9.0%
UKIP Peter Engel Kort 144 6.7%
TUSC Dave Pike 59 2.7%
Majority 427 19.9%
Turnout 2,146
Labour hold

Glebe Ward

Location of Glebe ward
Location of Glebe ward
Glebe Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Patrick Joseph Vaughan 832 43.8%
Conservative Paul Alan Lewis 731 38.5%
Liberal Democrats David Harding-Price 170 8.9%
UKIP Buffy-Jo Hogan 110 5.8%
TUSC Gavyn Robert Graham 58 3.1%
Majority 101 5.3%
Turnout 1,901
Labour gain from Conservative

Hartsholme Ward

Location of Hartsholme ward
Location of Hartsholme ward
Hartsholme Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Ronald Hills 1,107 52.8%
Labour Sean Burke 586 27.9%
UKIP Jane Smith 206 9.8%
Liberal Democrats James Jopson Charters 198 9.4%
Majority 521 24.8%
Turnout 2,097
Conservative hold

Minster Ward

Location of Minster ward
Location of Minster ward
Minster Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative David Frederick Gratrick 1,018 43.7%
Labour Co-op Jim Hanrahan 989 42.5%
Liberal Democrats Timothy Christopher McDonnell-Woods 142 6.1%
UKIP Ken Pratt 121 5.2%
TUSC Emma Woodhall 57 2.4%
Majority 29 1.2%
Turnout 2,327
Conservative hold

Moorland Ward

Location of Moorland ward
Location of Moorland ward
Moorland Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Bob Bushall 962 46.7%
Conservative Keith James Weaver 794 38.6%
Liberal Democrats Jenny Helen Shaw 140 6.8%
UKIP David Frank Warde 125 6.1%
TUSC Karen Elizabeth Williams 37 1.8%
Majority 168 8.2%
Turnout 2,058
Labour gain from Conservative

Park Ward

Location of Park ward
Location of Park ward
Park Ward
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Chris Burke 848 53.3%
Conservative Graham Kent 397 25.0%
Liberal Democrats Heather Elizabeth Cullen 180 11.3%
UKIP Hannah Poppy Smith 110 6.9%
TUSC Harry Ziegler 55 3.5%
Majority 451 28.4%
Turnout 1,590
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ Andrew Teale. "Local Election Results 2011". Local Elections Archive Project.
  2. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (2011). Local Elections Handbook 2011 (PDF). University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK: Local Government Chronicle Elections Centre. p. 10.