The elections for Oxford City Council took place on Thursday 22 May 2014. As Oxford City Council is elected by halves, one seat in each of the 24 wards is up for election, apart from in Summertown ward where both seats are up for election following the resignation of Councillor Stuart McCready on 3 April 2014.[1]

Overall turnout was 37%, up from 29.4% in 2012.

Results

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Oxford Local Election Result 2014
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 17 3 0 +3 68 41.2 17,541 -1.3
  Liberal Democrats 5 0 4 -4 20 18.9 8,043 +0.4
  Green 3 2 1 +1 12 20.2 8,599 -1.1
  Conservative 0 0 0 0 0 15.7 6,709 +1.1
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 1,228 +2.4
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 447 -1.6
  Monster Raving Loony 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 45 +0.1

Note: six UKIP candidates stood in this election, compared with three in 2012 and one in 2010. One candidate stood for the Official Monster Raving Loony Party, compared with none in either 2010 or 2012. Four independent candidates were standing, compared with one each in 2012 and 2010. Plus/minus percentages are calculated with respect to the 2012 Oxford City Council election.

Total number of seats on the Council after the election:

Party Previous council Staying councillors Seats up for election Election result New council
Labour 30 16 14 17 33
Liberal Democrats 12 3 9 5 8
Green 5 3 2 3 6
Independent 1 1 0 0 1
Total 48 23 25 25 48

Results by ward

Map of the Oxford Wards
Map of the Oxford Wards

Plus/minus percentages are calculated with respect to the 2010 Oxford City Council election.

Barton and Sandhills

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Van Coulter 773 50.8 +8.1
UKIP Ian Macdonald 293 19.3 +19.3
Conservative James Johnson 202 13.3 -9.5
Green Raymond Hitchins 121 8.0 +1.5
Liberal Democrats Sallie Barnard 105 6.9 -21.2
Independent Benjamin Linus 28 1.8 +1.8
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Blackbird Leys

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rae Humberstone 642 67.3 -2.2
UKIP Dickie Bird 196 20.5 +20.5
Conservative Vanessa Bhagwandin 54 5.7 -8.1
Green Lizzie McHale 43 4.5 +0.2
Liberal Democrats Mark Wheeler 19 2.0 -10.4
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Carfax

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Ruthi Brandt 483 30.8 +9.2
Labour Alex Hollingsworth 448 28.6 +8.2
Conservative Maryam Ahmed 315 20.1 -0.3
Liberal Democrats Tony Brett 276 17.6 -20.0
Monster Raving Loony Mad Hatter 45 2.9 +2.9
Turnout 1567
Green gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Churchill

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Brown 607 52.2 -8
UKIP David Slater 179 15.4 +15
Green Julian Faultless 164 14.1 -4
Conservative Berk Bektas 117 10.1 -5
Liberal Democrats James Reilly 95 8.2 +1
Turnout 1162
Labour hold Swing

Cowley

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christine Simm 659 40.5 -5.4
Independent Chaka Artwell 373 22.9 +22.9
Green Clare Cochrane 268 16.5 +2.5
Conservative Gary Dixon 186 11.4 -7.0
Liberal Democrats Imtiaz Gulzar 142 8.7 -13.1
Turnout 1628
Labour hold Swing

Cowley Marsh

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mohammed Abbasi 793 45.5 +5.7
Green Richard Scrase 420 24.1 +9.4
Conservative Judith Harley 394 22.6 -6.3
Liberal Democrats Catherine Hodgkinson 135 7.7 -8.8
Turnout 1742
Labour hold Swing

Headington

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Mohammed Altaf-Khan 946 50.5 +5.9
Labour David Henwood 514 27.4 +1.2
Conservative Theodora Dickinson 234 12.5 -7.2
Green David Haycock 181 9.7 +0.2
Turnout 1875
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Headington Hill and Northway

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Farida Anwar 719 48.7 +19.7
Conservative Mark Bhagwandin 433 29.4 +8.8
Green Ruth Bamber 186 12.6 +4.0
Liberal Democrats Maria Bourbon 113 7.7 -34.0
Independent Nicholas Fell 24 1.6 +1.6
Turnout 1475
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Note: Nicholas Fell was originally intending to stand for UKIP, but then was not nominated in time.

Hinksey Park

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bob Price 1158 60.2 +11.3
Green Judy Chipchase 373 19.4 +6.1
Conservative Simon Mort 195 10.1 -5.9
Liberal Democrats Andrew Tope 108 5.6 -16.2
UKIP Stuart O'Reilly 88 4.6 +4.6
Turnout 1922
Labour hold Swing

Holywell

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green David Thomas 675 45.1 +22.6
Labour Aled Jones 369 24.6 +7.2
Conservative Poppy Stokes 280 18.7 -2.5
Liberal Democrats Jean Vila 174 11.6 -27.3
Turnout 1498
Green gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Iffley Fields

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Tarver 986 47.3 +17.0
Green Steve Dawe 904 43.4 +6.2
Conservative Neil Prestidge 105 5.0 -4.8
Liberal Democrats Simon Bearder 88 4.2 -18.5
Turnout 2083
Labour gain from Green Swing

Jericho and Osney

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susanna Pressel 1313 60.4 +6.0
Green Sarah Pethybridge 399 18.4 -3.6
Liberal Democrats Conor McKenzie 241 11.1 +1.4
Conservative John Walsh 221 10.2 -2.7
Turnout 2174
Labour hold Swing +7.8

Littlemore

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gill Sanders 762 53.6 +5.8
Conservative Daniel Stafford 317 22.3 +0.8
Green Alyson Duckmanton 257 18.1 +11.1
Liberal Democrats John McCann 85 6.0 -17.6
Turnout 1421
Labour hold Swing

Lye Valley

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ben Lloyd-Shogbesan 728 51.8 +6.9
Green Steve Woolliams 311 22.1 +12.7
Conservative Paul Hernandez 263 18.7 -3.3
Liberal Democrats Penny Yewers 103 7.3 -16.4
Turnout 1405
Labour hold Swing

Marston

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Clarkson 1064 53.6 +14.7
Conservative Duncan Hatfield 297 15.0 +0.9
Green Alistair Morris 254 12.8 +4.6
UKIP Jonathan Miller 201 10.1 +10.1
Liberal Democrats Salman Navqi 169 8.5 -10.2
Turnout 1985
Labour hold Swing

North

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Louise Upton 723 34.8 +0.1
Liberal Democrats Tim Bearder 657 31.6 +0.4
Green Sushila Dhall 379 18.2 -6.3
Conservative Penelope Lenon 318 15.3 +5.9
Turnout 2077
Labour hold Swing

Note: gain/hold and percentage change calculated with respect to the by-election of 19 September 2013.[3] In 2010, the seat was won by the Liberal Democrats.

Northfield Brook

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Scott Seamons 700 71.6
Conservative Pat Jones 112 11.5
Green Robert Paynter 111 11.3
Liberal Democrats Rachel Fielder 55 5.6
Turnout 978
Labour hold Swing

Quarry and Risinghurst

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dee Sinclair 941 43.6
Liberal Democrats Roz Smith 549 25.4
Conservative Katharine Harborne 415 19.2
Green Liz Taylor 253 11.7
Turnout 2158
Labour hold Swing

Rose Hill and Iffley

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michele Paule 873 49.7
UKIP Paddy Graham 271 15.4
Green Paul Skinner 248 14.1
Liberal Democrats Faisal Aziz 223 12.7
Conservative Lilian Sherwood 140 8.0
Turnout 1755
Labour hold Swing

St Clement's

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tom Hayes 875 51.3
Green Hazel Dawe 532 31.2
Liberal Democrats Graham Jones 148 8.7
Conservative Siddharth Deva 129 7.6
Independent Pat Mylvaganam 22 1.3
Turnout 1706
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

St Margaret's

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Liz Wade 610 33.6
Labour Nigel Chapman 492 27.1
Conservative Vernon Porter 409 22.5
Green Ann Duncan 305 16.8
Turnout 1816
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St Mary's

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Dick Wolff 733 49.4
Labour Sian Taylor 546 36.8
Conservative Theodore Heren 116 7.8
Liberal Democrats Ian Bearder 88 5.9
Turnout 1483
Green hold Swing

Summertown

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jean Fooks 1100 54.3
Liberal Democrats Andrew Gant 843 41.6
Conservative Kenneth Bickers 441 21.8
Green Sarah Edwards 413 20.4
Labour Bob Colenutt 344 17.0
Conservative Arjun Sinsinwar 339 16.7
Green Oliver Tickell 311 15.3
Labour Eleanor Law 262 12.9
Turnout 2027
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Wolvercote

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Steve Goddard 971 44.7
Conservative Tom Williams 677 31.2
Green Lee Crawfurd 275 12.7
Labour Michael Taylor 250 11.5
Turnout 2173
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Party share of vote map

See also

References

  1. ^ "Elections in 2014". oxford.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 3 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Elections in 2014". oxford.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 3 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Election of City Councillors for the Wards of Oxford City Council Summary of Results" (PDF). oxford.gov.uk. 19 September 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 June 2014.