The 2012 Runnymede Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect members of the Runnymede Borough District Council.[1] The Conservative Party won 12 of the seats and the local Runnymede Independent Residents' Group won 2; both parties held onto their seats from the 2011 elections.[2][3]

Election result

Runnymede Borough Election, 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 85.73% 33.90% 7,806
  Green 0 0% 0.80% 184
  Labour 0 0% 13.80% 3,177
  [[Liberal Democrats|Liberal Democrats]] 0 0% 4.89% 1,126
  Monster Raving Loony 0 0% 0.43% 99
  Runnymede Independent Residents Group 2 14.28% 7.67% 1,766
  UKIP 0 0% 6.14% 1,413
  Independent 0 0% 2.18% 503

Ward results

Addlestone Bourneside (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gavin Morrison 396 32.02% +4.21%
Liberal Democrats Cleo Saise 124 12.03% +1.12%
Conservative Cherith Simmons 717 57.97%
Majority 717 57.97% -3.33%
Turnout 1,237 28.20% -11.10%
Addlestone North (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Monster Raving Loony Keith Collett 99 9.14% +6.24%
Labour Anne Emerson-Miller 366 33.78% +5.95%
Liberal Democrats Geoff Pyle 134 12.37% +1.18%
Conservative Nick Wase-Rogers 485 44.75%
Majority 485 44.75% -13.35%
Turnout 1,084 23.80% -11.30%
Chertsey Meads (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Christopher Browne 281 22.67% +4.28%
Conservative Diana Cotty 624 50.33%
Liberal Democrats Peter Key 96 7.75% -0.64%
Labour Doug Scott 239 19.28% +0.29%
Majority 624 50.33% -3.95%
Turnout 1,240 27.10% -11.40%
Chertsey South & Row Town (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ken Denyer 181 14.47% -2.49%
Conservative John Edwards 504 40.29%
Independent Gillian Ellis 503 40.21% +21.55%
Liberal Democrats Derek Weston 63 5.04% -4.93%
Majority 504 40.29% -14.15%
Turnout 1,251 40.50% -4.30%
Chertsey St. Anns (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Greenwood 496 37.13% +4.85%
UKIP Angela Shepperdson 318 23.81% +2.21%
Conservative Shannon Saise-Marshall 522 39.08%
Majority 522 39.08% -7.05%
Turnout 1,336 26.90% -8.10%


Egham Hythe (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Yvonna Lay 524 51.28%
Liberal Democrats Dorian Meade 166 16.25% -4.99%
Labour Bernie Stacey 332 32.49%
Majority 524 51.28% -0.11%
Turnout 1,022 21% -12.20%
Egham Town (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Lawrence Gillies 71 6.44%
Runnymede Independent Residents Group David Knight 815 73.83%
Conservative Barry Pitt 218 19.75%
Majority 815 73.83% +20.41%
Turnout 1,104 26.10% -13.30%
Englefield Green East (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Debs Greenwood 132 17.33%
Conservative Marisa Heath 424 55.65%
UKIP Ben Lyon 110 14.44% +2.11%
Liberal Democrats Andy Watson 96 12.60% -17.75%
Majority 424 55.65% -1.69%
Turnout 762 18% -11%
Englefield Green West (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Steve Gynn 244 29.19%
Green Rustam Majainah 184 22.01%
Conservative Hugh Meares 408 48.81%
Majority 408 48.81% -18.17%
Turnout 836 23.70% -9.40%
Foxhills (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Iftikhar Chaudhri 581 46.63%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Falconer 107 8.59%
Labour John Gurney 274 22% +4.29%
UKIP Graham Wood 284 22.80%
Majority 581 46.63% -8.85%
Turnout 1,246 29.30% -12.80%
New Haw (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Bell 218 19.99% +3.25%
Liberal Democrats Jennifer Coulon 120 11% -2.93%
UKIP Leon Mullet 176 16.14% +2.87%
Conservative Adrian Tollett 577 52.89%
Majority 577 52.89% -3.18%
Turnout 1,091 24.40% -13.70%
Thorpe (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Runnymede Independent Residents Group Elaine Gill 951 68.77%
Labour James Hale 104 7.52% +0.92%
Conservative Geoff Roberts 328 23.72%
Majority 951 68.77% +10.29%
Turnout 1,383 32% -11.70%
Virginia Water (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ian Heath 149 12.62% +1.10%
Labour Peter Kingham 149 12.62% +0.47%
Conservative Margaret Roberts 883 74.77% -1.58%
Majority 883 74.77% -1.58%
Turnout 1,181 30.50% -9.80%
Woodham (1 Councillor)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Valerie Dunster 1,011 77.71%
Labour Brenda Head 290 22.29% +0.70%
Majority 1,011 77.71% +11.14%
Turnout 1,301 30.50% -15.20%

References

  1. ^ "Local elections 2012". BBC News. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  2. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (2012). "Runnymede Borough Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). The Election Centre Plymouth University. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Local Election Results 2012". Local Elections Archive Project. n.d. Retrieved 27 September 2021.