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The 2012 Southend-on-Sea Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect members of the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council in England.[1] This was the same day as other 2012 United Kingdom local elections.

Results summary

2012 Southend-on-Sea Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 6 Decrease 3 35.3 19 25 49.0 12,022 32.7 –3.2
  Independent 5 Increase 1 29.4 5 10 19.6 7,552 20.5 +2.8
  Liberal Democrats 3 Steady 17.6 7 10 19.6 5,109 13.9 –2.8
  Labour 3 Increase 2 17.6 3 6 11.8 7,100 19.3 –0.9
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 2,814 7.7 +1.2
  English Democrat 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,424 3.9 New
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 707 1.9 –0.4
  National Front 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 56 0.2 ±0.0

Ward results

Belfairs

Belfairs
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Stephen Aylen 814 32.5
Conservative Helen Boyd 741 29.6
UKIP Tino Callaghan 313 12.5
Labour Ian Pope 257 10.3
Liberal Democrats Rob Cadman 189 7.6
English Democrat Lisa Simmonds 189 7.6
Majority
Turnout
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

Blenheim Park

Blenheim Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Graham Longley 683 30.5
Conservative Julie Cushion 624 27.9
Labour Tony Borton 369 16.5
UKIP James Mills 362 16.2
Green Paul Davison-Holmes 200 8.9
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Chalkwell

Chalkwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Robertson 799 41.7
Independent Nick Ward 490 25.6
Labour Lars Davidsson 366 19.1
Liberal Democrats Norah Goodman 143 7.5
English Democrat Jeremy Moss 117 6.1
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Eastwood Park

Eastwood Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Walker 1,147 50.9
UKIP Keith McLaren 393 17.4
Labour Laura Martin 358 15.9
Liberal Democrats Linda Wells 355 15.8
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Kursaal

Kursaal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anne Jones 614 38.8
Conservative Blaine Robin 496 31.4
English Democrat Stephen Riley 267 16.9
Green Simon Cross 126 8.0
Liberal Democrats Richard Betson 79 5.0
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Leigh

Leigh
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alan Crystall 992 49.4
Conservative Georgina Phillips 622 31.0
Labour Iain Blake-Lawson 394 19.6
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Milton

Milton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julian Ware-Lane 675 35.8
Conservative Nigel Folkard 607 32.2
Independent Christine Hills 361 19.1
Liberal Democrats Colin Davis 123 6.5
English Democrat Spencer Haggar 122 6.5
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Prittlewell

Prittlewell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Mary Betson 712 30.4
Conservative Sue Abrahams 639 27.3
UKIP Gary Cockrill 589 25.2
Labour Liam Overy 401 17.1
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St. Laurence

St. Laurence
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Flewitt 758 35.9
Liberal Democrats Carole Roast 605 28.6
Labour Reg Copley 407 19.3
UKIP Carl Whitwell 229 10.8
English Democrat Steven Whitman 115 5.4
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

St. Luke's

St. Luke's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Brian Ayling 901 41.1
Labour Mike Royston 565 25.8
Conservative Peter Ashley 527 24.1
English Democrat James Hagger 150 6.8
Liberal Democrats Bob Howes 48 2.2
Majority
Turnout
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

Shoeburyness

Shoeburyness
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Mike Assenheim 1,098 51.7
Conservative Verina Weaver 610 28.7
Labour Chris Gasper 271 12.8
English Democrat Barry Harvey 145 6.8
Majority
Turnout
Independent hold Swing

Southchurch

Southchurch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Garston 847 35.8
Independent Claire Bibby 796 33.7
Labour Stacey Phillips 298 12.6
English Democrat Anthony Winchester 141 6.0
Green Julian Esposito 127 5.4
Independent Geoff Strobridge 89 3.8
Liberal Democrats Robert Brown 66 2.8
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

Thorpe

Thorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Mike Stafford 2,066 69.8
Conservative Clive Lucas 724 24.4
Labour Jon Key 127 4.3
Liberal Democrats Jim Clinkscales 45 1.5
Majority
Turnout
Independent hold Swing

Victoria

Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Gilbert 917 50.4
Conservative Del Thomas 462 25.4
UKIP Peter Breuer 141 7.8
Green Ian Hurd 115 6.3
Liberal Democrats Ronnie Streeter 70 3.8
English Democrat Fenton Bowley 58 3.2
National Front Bernadette Jaggers 56 3.1
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

West Leigh

West Leigh
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Lamb 1,307 49.7
Liberal Democrats Christopher Bailey 803 30.6
Independent Tony Chytry 278 10.6
Labour Jane Norman 240 9.1
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

West Shoebury

West Shoebury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Liz Day 860 39.1
UKIP James Moyies 787 35.8
Labour Gary Sergeant 328 14.9
English Democrat Stuart Freeman 120 5.5
Liberal Democrats Charlie Row 106 4.8
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Westborough

Westborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Dr Vel 551 33.3
Labour Kevin Robinson 513 31.0
Conservative Neil Austin 252 15.2
Green Stephen Jordan 139 8.4
Independent David Glover 108 6.5
Liberal Democrats Neil Monnery 90 5.4
Majority
Turnout
Independent hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections 2012". BBC News. Retrieved 30 April 2012.