Map of results of 2011 election
Map of results of 2011 election

Elections to Poole Borough Council were held on 5 May 2011 in line with other local elections in the United Kingdom. All 42 seats across 16 wards[1] of this unitary authority were up for election.

There were 118 candidates nominated, comprised as follows:- 42 Conservatives, 33 Liberal Democrats, 11 UK Independence Party, 9 Independents, 11 Labour, 8 Poole People,[2] 2 Green Party and 2 British National Party.[3]

Election result summary

Poole Election Result 2011
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 21 2 3 -1 50.0 45.1 49,373 -5.8%
  Liberal Democrats 18 1 0 +1 42.9 30.4 33,286 -7.8%
  Poole People 3 2 0 +2 7.1 8.8 9,603 +8.8%
  Independent 0 0 2 -2 0 5.5 6,049 +3.8%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 4.6 5,074 +1.0%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 4.4 4,812 +0.5%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 785 -0.1%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 468 -0.4%

Election results by ward

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Alderney (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tony Trent 1,093
Liberal Democrats Lindsay Wilson 1,001
Liberal Democrats Charles Meachin 970
Conservative Philip Broadhead 815
Conservative Meraz Choudhury 715
Conservative James Vassay 638
Labour Joan Jones 550
Labour Ian Malcolm-Walker 477
Labour Jason Sanderson 448
UKIP Joan Player 394
Independent Brian Camfield 330
Green Joshua Harvey 285
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Branksome East (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Rollo-Smith 1,008
Conservative Karen Rampton 1,001
Liberal Democrats Peter Matthews 464
Liberal Democrats Graham Mason 433
UKIP Robert Baggs 285
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Branksome West (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Philip Eades 1,531
Liberal Democrats Marion Le Poidevin 1,160
Conservative Joyce Lavender 871
Conservative Malcolm Shakesby 524
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Broadstone (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michael Brooke 2,559
Liberal Democrats Roy Godfrey 2,027
Liberal Democrats Vikki Slade 2,016
Conservative David Newell 1,994
Conservative Barry Smith 1,718
Conservative Paul Roebuck 1,684
Green Mark Chivers 500
UKIP Alan Gerring 499
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Canford Cliffs (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative May Haines 1,854
Conservative Niel Sorton 1,658
Conservative Peter Pawlowski 1,626
Independent Carole Deas 1,464
Independent Susanna Carvell 989
Independent Ian Walker 783
Liberal Democrats Michael Baker 447
UKIP Avril King 321
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Canford Heath East (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sandra Moore 1,150
Liberal Democrats Jennie Hodges 1,075
Conservative Zena Newman 564
Conservative Byron Quayle 529
UKIP Valerie Foice 351
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Canford Heath West (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Chris Matthews 1,172
Liberal Democrats Phil Goodall 1,164
Conservative Will Burstow 819
Conservative Rob Way 730
UKIP Peter Wheat 323
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Creekmoor (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leslie Burden 1,515
Conservative Judy Butt 1,487
Conservative John Rampton 1,284
Independent Siobhan Coleman 720
UKIP John Butler 635
Liberal Democrats Eleanor Perera 591
Liberal Democrats Rory MacKay 587
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Hamworthy East (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Poole People Charmaine Parkinson 728
Conservative Mike White 688
Conservative Roger Gregory 651
Liberal Democrats Peter England 289
Labour Darren Brown 283
Liberal Democrats Jeff Allen 278
Labour Andrew Sweetmore 168
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Poole People gain from Conservative Swing
Hamworthy West (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Chandler 778
Conservative Michael Wilkins 755
Poole People Lou Knight 654
Labour Pat Hicks 349
Liberal Democrats Max Dunnett 240
Liberal Democrats Jason Jones 142
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Merley and Bearwood (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Brown 2,054
Liberal Democrats Sandra Cox 2,026
Liberal Democrats Peter Maiden 1,976
Conservative Bernard Broderick 1,936
Conservative Jane Thomas 1,639
Conservative Andrew Chard 1,593
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Newtown (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Brian Clements 1,137
Liberal Democrats Jo Clements 1,131
Liberal Democrats Graham Wilson 1,001
Conservative Ashley Fraser 886
Conservative Chris Harrison 857
Conservative Sonia Pedrini 820
Labour Hazel Malcolm-Walker 636
UKIP Diana Butler 527
BNP Dawn Coleman 264
Independent David Kenyon 246
BNP William Kimmet 204
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Oakdale (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Potter 1,264
Conservative Peter Adams 1,262
Conservative Janet Walton 1,129
Poole People Andy Hadley 978
Poole People Hugh Todd 770
Independent David Gillard 682
Labour Brian Ellis 556
Liberal Democrats Larry Adams 525
Independent Linda Gillard 464
Labour Sue Mallory 445
Liberal Democrats Alan Brooker 436
Liberal Democrats David Chicken 430
Labour Andrei Dudau 415
UKIP Michael Fisher 377
Independent Karl Ingham 371
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Parkstone (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sally Carpenter 2,008
Conservative Anne Stribley 1,764
Conservative Tony Woodcock 1,613
Poole People Sam Howell 1,500
Liberal Democrats Michael Nance 795
Labour Paul Reading 747
UKIP Lloyd Butt 586
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Penn Hill (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Elaine Atkinson 1,929
Conservative Xena Dion 1,929
Conservative Ronald Parker 1,771
Poole People Peter Miles 1,431
Liberal Democrats Roy Parker 843
UKIP Jack Edwards 514
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Poole Town (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Poole People Mark Howell 1,911
Poole People Chris Wilson 1,631
Conservative Carol Evans 1,015
Conservative Chris Bulteel 1,006
Conservative Tony Reeves 898
Liberal Democrats Dee Knights 543
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Poole People hold Swing
Poole People gain from Conservative Swing

References

  1. ^ "Borough of Poole – Wards". Archived from the original on 16 May 2011. Retrieved 12 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Poole People". The Party for Poole People. Retrieved 6 October 2010.
  3. ^ "Statement of Persons Nominated" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 May 2011. Retrieved 12 May 2011.
  4. ^ "Borough of Poole – Election Results 2011". Retrieved 24 May 2011.