The 2012 Maidstone Borough Council elections are due to take place on Thursday 3 May 2012 to elect members of Maidstone Borough Council in Kent, England. One third of the council (19 seats) is scheduled for election, whilst an additional vacancy caused by the resignation of a sitting councillor will also be filled in Heath ward, meaning a total of 20 of the borough’s 55 seats will be elected.

Election result

Maidstone Local Election Result 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 10 9,916
  Labour 1 4,269
  Liberal Democrats 6 7,446
  Green 0 1,865
  Independent 3 2,123
  UKIP 0 565
  National Front 0 97

Ward results

Allington[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Barry Ginley 613
Labour Wendy Hollands 266
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Robertson 1146
Majority
Turnout 36%
Barming[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sue Black 182
Independent Fay Gooch 722
Majority
Turnout 46%
Bearsted[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Ash 1340
Labour Steve Gibson 396
Green Ciaran Oliver 204
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Samme 154
Majority
Turnout 31%
Boughton Monchelsea and Chart Sutton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gill Annan 39
Conservative Andrew Le Hegarat 192
Independent Steve Munford 707
Majority
Turnout 46%
Boxley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Beckwith 357
Conservative Wendy Hinder 1167
Green Andrew Waldie 186
Majority
Turnout 26%
Bridge[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Rob Field 407
Labour Bruce Heald 200
Green Robin Kinrade 141
Conservative James Ross 443
Majority
Turnout 26%
Coxheath and Hunton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Denise Hay 114
Liberal Democrats Martin Rabicano 638
Labour Stella Randall 221
Conservative John Wilson 794
UKIP Keith Woollven 222
Majority
Turnout 34%
East[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Martin Cox 1060
Conservative Tony Dennison 623
Green Hannah Patton 312
Majority
Turnout 30%
Fant[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Harper 548
Green Stuart Jeffrey 442
Conservative Stephen Paine 610
Liberal Democrats Irene Shepherd 311
Majority
Turnout 28%
Headcorn[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Penny Kemp
Conservative Richard Thick
Majority
Turnout
Heath (2)[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Coates 217
Labour Richard Coates 217
Conservative Scott Hahnefeld 349
Conservative Brian Moss 428
Liberal Democrats Mark Naghi 369
Green James Shalice 120
Liberal Democrats Bryan Vizzard 499
Turnout 26%
High Street[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Butcher 374
Liberal Democrats Denise Joy 649
Green Wendy Lewis 113
Labour Marianna Poliszczuk 233
UKIP John Stanford 176
Majority
Turnout 23%
Marden and Yalding[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ralph Austin
Labour Edith Davis
Green Ian McDonald
Conservative Steve McLoughlin
Majority
Turnout
North Downs[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Audrey Gardner 84
Green Sarah Goodwin 66
Conservative Daphne Parvin 442
Independent Carol Vizzard 115
Majority
Turnout 36%
North[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Adkinson 206
UKIP Charles Elliott 167
Liberal Democrats Jenni Paterson 907
Conservative Jeff Tree 381
Majority
Turnout 27%
Park Wood[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary Cooke 214
Labour Debbie Fernandez 276
Independent Daniel Moriarty 319
Majority
Turnout 18%
Shepway North[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Garland 742 46.0
Labour Jim Grogan 591 37.0
Green Stephen Muggeridge 167 10.0
National Front Gary Butler 97 6.0
Majority 151
Turnout 1,597
Shepway South[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bob Hinder 265
Independent Geoff Licence 260
Labour Malcolm McKay 418
Majority
Turnout 21%
South[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ian Chittenden 1306
Conservative Vianne Gibbons 757
Majority
Turnout 32%

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Statement of Persons Nominated" (PDF). Maidstone Borough Council. 10 April 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 April 2012. Retrieved 2 May 2012.