2012 Warrington Borough Council Election
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19 of the 57 seats to Warrington Borough Council
30 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Liberal Democrats Conservative
Seats won 45 11 2
Seat change Increase7 Decrease5 Decrease2
Popular vote 22,665 7,004 8,766
Percentage 57.09 17.64 22.08

Council control before election

Labour Party (UK)

Council control after election

Labour Party (UK)

The 2012 Warrington Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2012 to elect 19 of the 57 members of the Warrington Borough Council in England.[1] They comprised part of the United Kingdom's local elections of 2012.

Results

Warrington Council Election, 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 41 7 0 +7 73 57.09 22,665
  Conservative 4 0 2 -2 7 22.08 8,766
  Liberal Democrats 12 0 5 -5 20 17.6 7,004
  BNP 0 Steady 0 0 0
  Green 0 Steady 0 0.02 700
  UKIP 0 Steady 0 0.01 563

Ward Results

Appleton

Appleton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Brian Patrick Axcell 1660 52.2 +10.00
Conservative Phil Marshall 1067 33.6 -38.85
Labour Paul Carter 453 14.2 -30.83
Majority 593 18.6
Turnout 3,245 38.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing +9.5

Bewsey and Whitecross

Bewsey and Whitecross
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeff Richards 1,478 82.7
Liberal Democrats Judith Carol Wheeler 309 17.3
Majority 1,169 65.4
Turnout 1,787 20.3
Labour hold Swing +9.5

Birchwood

Birchwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pauline Nelson 1663 67.8
Conservative Nigel Balding 633 25.8
Liberal Democrats Charlie Hulse 157 6.4
Majority 1,030 42.0
Turnout 2,453 29.9
Labour hold Swing +9.5

Burtonwood & Winwick

Burtonwood and Winwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terry O'Neill 1,241 75.4
Conservative Stefan Krizanac 316 19.2
Liberal Democrats June Rios 89 5.4
Majority 925 56.2
Turnout 1,646 33.4
Labour hold Swing +7.2

Culceth Glazebury & Croft

Culceth Glazebury and Croft
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Chris Vobe 2,134 56.9
Conservative Keith Bland 1,350 36.0
Liberal Democrats Merril Cummerson 264 7.0
Labour hold Swing +8.2

Fairfield & Howley

Fairfield and Howley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kevin Bennett 1,505 76.4
Green Lyndsay McAteer 245 12.4
Liberal Democrats Nicola Jane Brent 220 11.2
Majority 1,260 64.0
Turnout 1,970 21.2

Grappenhall & Thelwall

Grappenhall and Thelwall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ted Finnegan 1,191 44.3
Labour Mark Andrew Littler 622 23.1
Conservative Roger Philip Cawthorne 615 22.9
UKIP Richard William Vaughan 168 6.2
Green Michael Victor Smith 94 3.5
Majority 569 21.2
Turnout 2,690 34.8

Great Sankey South

Great Sankey South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tony Williams 1,507 67.9
Conservative Sam Baxter 370 16.7
Liberal Democrats Roy Alfred Smith 343 15.5

Halton Stretton & Walton

Halton Stretton and Walton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Kennedy 533 60.9
Labour John Edward Park 197 22.5
Liberal Democrats Dave Hockenhull 145 16.6
Majority 336 38.4
Turnout 875 35.5

Lymm

Lymm
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sheila Elizabeth Woodyatt 1,458 40.1
Labour Su Williams 1,195 32.8
Liberal Democrats Graham Farrington Gowland 591 16.2
UKIP James Ashington 395 10.9
Majority 263 7.2
Turnout 3,639 38.0

Orford

Orford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mike Hannon 1,517 88.0
Liberal Democrats John Davies 206 12.0
Majority 1,311 30.9
Turnout 1,723 22.1

Penketh & Cuerdley

Penketh and Cuerdley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Allin Dirir 1,603 63.5
Conservative Paul Campbell 824 32.6
Liberal Democrats Tim Price 97 3.8

Poplars & Hulme

Poplars and Hulme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Maher 1,312 79.4
Conservative Helena Campbell 196 11.9
Liberal Democrats Iona Katrine Gillis 144 8.7

Poulton North

Poulton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Billy Lines-Rowlands 1,226 54.0
Liberal Democrats Sandra Joan Bradshaw 802 35.3
Conservative Mark Chapman 241 10.6

Poulton South

Poulton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Froggatt 1,109 73.8
Liberal Democrats Jeff Butler 262 17.4
Green Eveline Johanna Van Der Steen 132 8.8

Rixton & Woolston

Rixton and Woolston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tony McCarthy 1,446 66.6
Conservative Lilian Houghton 426 19.6
Green Ross Lloyd 208 9.6
Liberal Democrats Diana Grylls 90 4.1

Stockton Heath

Stockton Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Laurence James Murphy 664 36.0
Conservative Stephen Taylor 605 32.8
Liberal Democrats Ann Raymond 434 23.5
Green Kenneth Robin Wilson 140 7.6

Westbrook

Westbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Judith Mary Guthrie 674 49.4
Liberal Democrats David Ernest Earl 507 37.2
Conservative Michael Foxall 183 13.4

Whittle Hall

Whittle Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Will Hughes 1,119 45.3
Liberal Democrats Kevin Reynolds 865 35.0
Conservative Jonathan Levy 361 14.6
Green Stephanie Davies 126 5.1

References

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

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