Map of the results of the 2012 Rossendale council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and independent in light grey. Wards in dark grey were not contested in 2012.
Map of the results of the 2012 Rossendale council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and independent in light grey. Wards in dark grey were not contested in 2012.

Elections to Rossendale Borough Council were held on 3 May 2012.[1][2]

Councillors elected in 2008 were defending their seats this year, with their vote share change compared to that year.

Election result

Rossendale Local Election Result 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative
  Liberal Democrats
  Labour
  National Front
  Independent

Ward results

Cribden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrea Fletcher 622 62.7 +27.3
Conservative Sandra McWicker 295 29.7 -5.7
Liberal Democrats Graham Fox 75 7.6 -23.4
Eden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Darryl Smith 577 66.1 -13.4
Labour Janice Johnson 296 33.9 +13.4
Facit and Shawforth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Madeline de Souza 512 59.2 N/A
Conservative Lynda Barnes 238 27.5 -1.5
Liberal Democrats Lesley Ham 115 13.3 -12.4
Goodshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dorothy Farrington 862 74.6 +19.3
Conservative Dean Bartlett-Smith 293 25.4 -19.3
Greenfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gladys Sandiford 894 61.1 +0.3
Labour Gladys Sandiford 569 38.9 +21.1
Greensclough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barbara Ashworth 726 51.0 +24.9
Conservative Judith Driver 505 35.5 -7.7
Liberal Democrats Bill Jackson 193 13.6 -0.2
Hareholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Caroline Bleakley 805 55.3 8.6
Conservative Michael Pickup 560 38.4 -14.9
Liberal Democrats Joseph Donnelly 92 6.3 N/A
Helmshore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Evans 674 37.7 -22.4
Labour John McManus 566 31.7 +12.0
Independent Vernon Hudson 548 30.6 N/A
Irwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Hughes 551 51.9 +16.9
Conservative Hazel Steen 340 32.0 -9.1
National Front Kevin Bryan 170 16.0 N/A
Longholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roy Knowles 757 54.1 +22.1
Conservative Mohammed Abdullah 401 28.6 -16.3
Liberal Democrats Clive Laight 242 17.3 N/A
Whitewell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Karen Creaser 543 42.7
Liberal Democrats Tim Nuttall 480 37.8
Conservative Peter Steen 248 19.5
Worsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marilyn Procter 663 53.1 +4.6
Labour Marilyn Procter 663 53.1 +4.6
UKIP Granville Barker 218 17.5 N/A
Conservative David Stansfield 368 29.5 -22.0

References

  1. ^ "Local elections 2012". BBC News. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  2. ^ [1] Archived 2 September 2012 at the Wayback Machine Rossendale Borough Council