2012 Basildon District Council election[1][2][3]

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15 of the 42 seats to Basildon District Council
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats before 29 11 2
Seats won 7 7 1
Seats after 25 15 2
Seat change Decrease4 Increase4 Steady
Popular vote 11,354 9,614 2,401
Percentage 38.4% 32.6% 8.1%

Basildon UK local election 2012 map.svg
Map of the results of the 2012 Basildon council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and Liberal Democrats in yellow. Wards in grey were not contested in 2012.

Council control before election

Conservative Party

Council control after election

Conservative Party

The 2012 Basildon Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect members of Basildon Borough Council in Essex, England. One third of the council seats was to be elected.

Overall results

2012 Basildon Local Election Result
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 0 4 Decrease4 46.7 38.4 11,354 Decrease7.1
  Labour 7 4 0 Increase4 46.7 32.6 9,614 Increase11.8
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 0 Steady 6.7 8.1 2,401 Decrease3.4
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 17.3 5,121 Increase15.3
  British Freedom 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 87 Decrease13.8
  English Democrat 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 94 New
  National Front 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.4 107 New
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 2.6 756 Decrease0.7
Total 15 35,967

All comparisons in vote share are to the corresponding 2008 election.

Ward results

Billericay East

Location of Billericay East ward
Location of Billericay East ward
Billericay East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stuart Bryan 1,502 57.5 -6.6
UKIP Susan McCaffery 409 15.7 +7.5
Labour Patricia Reid 383 14.7 +1.1
Liberal Democrats Nigel Horn 316 12.1 -1
Rejected ballots 10
Majority 1093 41.8 -8.82
Turnout 2610 29 -15.2
Conservative hold Swing -7.05

Billericay West

Location of Billericay West ward
Location of Billericay West ward
Billericay West (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Lawrence 1,688 62.5 -8.6
Conservative Philip Turner 1648
UKIP Terrence Gandy 574 21.3 +18.0
Labour Santa Bennet 380 18.1 +10.2
Labour Andrew Buxton 257
Liberal Democrats John James 321 11.9 +0.9
Rejected ballots 18
Majority 1114 41.3 -18.3
Turnout 2701 29 -14.5
Conservative hold Swing -2.5

Burstead

Location of Burstead ward
Location of Burstead ward
Burstead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Moore 1,517 62.5 -2.4
UKIP Cherry Young 396 16.3 +16.3
Labour Elaine McDonald 359 14.8 +5.7
Liberal Democrats Benjamin Williams 155 6.4 -6.1
Rejected ballots 13
Majority 1121 46.2 -5.2
Turnout 2427 28 -15.6
Conservative hold Swing -3.1

Crouch

Location of Crouch ward
Location of Crouch ward
Crouch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stuart Allen 888 61 -1
Labour Sarah Davies 299 20 -4
UKIP Graham Starling 279 19 19
Rejected ballots 7
Majority 589 40.2 -6.5
Turnout 1466 23 -44
Conservative hold Swing -2.5

Fryerns

Location of Fryerns ward
Location of Fryerns ward
Fryerns
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adele Brown 1,097 55 +11.8
Conservative Tina Arnold 399 20 -5.5
UKIP David Sheppard 366 18 +6.5
Liberal Democrats Arnold Lutton 137 7 -1.5
Rejected ballots 11
Majority 698
Turnout 2012 21 -9.1
Labour hold Swing

Laindon Park

Location of Laindon Park ward
Location of Laindon Park ward
Laindon Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Scarola 867 41 2.4
Conservative Frank Tomlin 691 33 -16.1
UKIP Mark Ellis 388 19 19
British Freedom Tony Harris 87 4 4
Liberal Democrats Colin Grant 61 3 -4.5
Rejected ballots 6
Majority 176
Turnout 2094 25 -7.3
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Langdon Hills

Location of Langdon Hills ward
Location of Langdon Hills ward
Langdon Hills
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Hillier 879 43 -11
Labour Jenefer Taylor 651 32 14
UKIP Andy Ager 377 18 12
Liberal Democrats Liz Grant 108 5 -11
Independent Matthew Ing 44 2 2
Rejected ballots 3
Majority 228 11 -24.8
Turnout 2062 30 -40
Conservative hold Swing -12.5

Lee Chapel North

Location of Lee Chapel North ward
Location of Lee Chapel North ward
Lee Chapel North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lynda Gordon 1,048 54 -0.9
UKIP Frank Ferguson 359 18 18
Conservative Craig Rimmer 343 18 -10.8
National Front Thomas Beaney 107 6 -3.5
Liberal Democrats Steve Nice 85 4 -2.7
Rejected ballots 11
Majority 689
Turnout 1942 22 -7.2
Labour hold Swing

Nethermayne

Location of Nethermayne ward
Location of Nethermayne ward
Nethermayne
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Geoff Williams 899 36 11.5
Labour Co-op Swatantra Nandanwar 578 23 -7.2
UKIP Kerry Smith 573 23 2.8
Conservative Andrew Schrader 427 17 -6.1
X None of the Above 36 1 -1.1
Rejected ballots 2517
Majority 321
Turnout 2517 28 -6.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Pitsea North West

Location of Pitsea North West ward
Location of Pitsea North West ward
Pitsea North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gavin Callaghan 932 49 1.7
Conservative Andrew Baggott 564 29 -0.9
UKIP Terry McBride 323 17 0.3
Liberal Democrats Martin Howard 97 5 -1.1
Rejected ballots 7
Majority 368
Turnout 1923 21 -4.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Pitsea South East

Location of Pitsea South East ward
Location of Pitsea South East ward
Pitsea South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Aidan McGurran 933 41 2.6
Conservative Ann Blake 876 39 -4.6
UKIP Imelda Clancy 375 16 2
Liberal Democrats Viv Howard 91 4 0
Rejected ballots 9
Majority 9
Turnout 2284 27 -6.3
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

St. Martin's

Location of St Martin's ward
Location of St Martin's ward
St Martin's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Phillip William 759 58 -0.2
Conservative Tony Low 248 19 -13
UKIP Peter Wood 229 17 17
Liberal Democrats Clare Nice 80 6 -4.2
Rejected ballots 5
Majority 511
Turnout 1322 22 -7.5
Labour hold Swing

Vange

Location of Vange ward
Location of Vange ward
Vange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Byron Taylor 919 59 6.7
Conservative Luke MacKenzie 320 20 -6.6
UKIP Becky Ager 274 18 1.8
Liberal Democrats Phillip Jenkins 51 3 -1.9
Rejected ballots 11
Majority 599
Turnout 1564 23 -7.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Wickford North

Location of Wickford North ward
Location of Wickford North ward
Wickford North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carole Morris 1,012 42 -12.1
Independent Dave Harrison 676 28 3
Labour Albert Ede 409 17 0.4
UKIP Trevor Malsbury 199 8 8
English Democrat Stephen Smith 94 4 4
Rejected ballots 9
Majority 336
Turnout 2399 25 -12.3
Conservative hold Swing

Sources

https://web.archive.org/web/20120411150856/http://www.basildon.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=3946&p=0 Statement of Persons Nominated

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 2012". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ "England council elections". BBC News.