2011 Exeter City Council election [1] [2] [3]
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13 of the 40 seats to Exeter City Council
21 seats needed for a majority
Turnout42.95%
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Last election 15 11
Seats won 7 4
Seats after 19 11
Seat change Increase4 Steady
Popular vote 10,685 8,969
Percentage 38.4% 32.3%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Liberal
Last election 11 3
Seats won 2 0
Seats after 9 1
Seat change Decrease2 Decrease2
Popular vote 4,257 501
Percentage 15.3% 1.8%

Exeter UK local election 2011 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2011 Exeter City Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats, blue shows the Conservatives and yellow shows the Liberal Democrats. Wards in white had no election.

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

No overall control

The 2011 Exeter City Council election took place on 5 May 2011, to elect members of Exeter City Council in Devon, England. The election was held concurrently with other local elections in England. One third of the council was up for election; the seats up for election were last contested in 2007. The council remained under no overall control with the Labour Party as the largest party.[4]

Results summary

2011 Exeter City Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 7 Increase 4 53.8 12 19 47.5 10,685 38.4 +2.5
  Conservative 4 Steady 30.8 7 11 27.5 8,969 32.3 -0.4
  Liberal Democrats 2 Decrease 2 15.4 7 9 22.5 4,257 15.3 -4.9
  Liberal 0 Decrease 2 0.0 1 1 2.5 501 1.8 +0.2
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 2,163 7.8 +1.8
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,008 3.6 +0.4
  Your Decision 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 191 0.7 N/A
  TUSC 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 26 0.1 N/A

Ward results

Alphington

Alphington
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Margaret Clark 875 33.4%
Conservative David Thompson 702 26.8%
Liberal Democrats Peter Wadham 677 25.8%
Green Andrew Bell 201 7.7%
UKIP Andrew Dudgeon 165 6.3%
Majority 173 6.6%
Turnout 2,620
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

Cowick

Cowick
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Paul Bull 981 47.2%
Conservative Jake Donovan 774 37.2%
Liberal Democrats Helen Bray 185 8.9%
Green Arabella Fraser 140 6.7%
Majority 207 10.0%
Turnout 2,080
Labour gain from Conservative

Duryard

Duryard
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Percy Prowse 855 51.4%
Liberal Democrats Christopher Earle 367 22.1%
Labour Oliver Pearson 269 16.2%
Green Elizabeth Woodman 173 10.4%
Majority 488 29.3%
Turnout 1,664
Conservative hold

Exwick

Exwick
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Philip Bialyk 1,254 52.2%
Conservative Graham Watson 614 25.6%
Liberal Democrats Liam Martin 335 14.0%
Green Rouben Freeman 198 8.2%
Majority 640 26.6%
Turnout 2,401
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats

Heavitree

Heavitree
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Gregory Sheldon 920 40.3%
Conservative Martin Sarl 630 27.6%
Liberal Democrats Patrick Elsdon 292 12.8%
Green Sue Greenall 259 11.4%
UKIP David Smith 180 7.9%
Majority 290 12.7%
Turnout 2,281
Labour gain from Liberal

Mincinglake

Mincinglake & Whipton
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Catherine Dawson 825 53.7%
Conservative Rachael Parkhouse 365 23.8%
UKIP Keith Crawford 182 11.9%
Liberal Democrats David Lockwood 88 5.7%
Green Christopher Barnett 75 4.9%
Majority 460 29.9%
Turnout 1,535
Labour hold

Priory

Priory
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Gillian Tippins 1,311 51.4%
Conservative John Corcoran 726 28.4%
Your Decision Nicola Guagliardo 191 7.5%
Green Keith Hyams 164 6.4%
Liberal Democrats Christine Fullam 160 6.3%
Majority 585 23.0%
Turnout 2,552
Labour hold

St James

St James
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Kevin Mitchell 580 35.2%
Labour Keith Owen 545 33.0%
Conservative Natalie Cox 270 16.4%
Green Isaac Price-Sosner 212 12.8%
UKIP Ralph Gay 43 2.6%
Majority 35 2.2%
Turnout 1,650
Liberal Democrats hold

St Leonards

St Leonards
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative John Winterbottom 984 44.9%
Labour Henry Lee 715 32.6%
Green Alison Harcourt 276 12.6%
Liberal Democrats Benjamin Noble 216 9.9%
Majority 269 12.3%
Turnout 2,191
Conservative hold

St Loyes

St Loyes
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative David Henson 748 37.5%
Liberal Margaret Danks 501 25.1%
Labour Robert Crew 393 19.7%
UKIP Michael Amor 169 8.5%
Liberal Democrats Christopher Townsend 125 6.3%
Green Mark Cox 57 2.9%
Majority 247 12.4%
Turnout 1,993
Conservative gain from Liberal

St Thomas

St Thomas
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Adrian Fullam 846 40.0%
Labour Rachel Lyons 769 36.3%
Conservative Oliver Wooding 275 13.0%
Green Audaye Elesedy 123 5.8%
UKIP Douglas Brailey 104 4.9%
Majority 77 3.7%
Turnout 2,117
Liberal Democrats hold

Topsham

Topsham
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Rob Newby 1,306 56.3%
Labour Eliot Wright 633 27.3%
Liberal Democrats Caroline Nottle 211 9.1%
Green Thomas Milburn 169 7.3%
Majority 673 29.0%
Turnout 2,319
Conservative hold

Whipton & Barton

Whipton & Barton
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Rosie Denham 1,195 49.9%
Conservative Ruth Smith 720 30.0%
Liberal Democrats Pamela Thickett 175 7.3%
UKIP Graham Down 165 6.9%
Green Jeff Ridley 116 4.8%
TUSC James Thomson 26 1.1%
Majority 475 19.9%
Turnout 2,397
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (2015). Exeter City Council Election Results 1973-2012 (PDF). University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK: The Elections Centre. pp. 11–12.
  2. ^ Andrew Teale. "Local Election Results 2011". Local Elections Archive Project.
  3. ^ "Election of City Councillors for the Wards of Exeter City Council Summary of Results" (PDF). Exeter City Council. 5 May 2011.
  4. ^ "England council elections". BBC News.