The 2015 Cambridge City Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Cambridge City Council in England as part of the English local elections of that year coinciding with the 2015 General Election.[1]


2015 Cambridge City Council election

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16: one-third of 42
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
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Party Labour Liberal Democrats
Seat change Steady Increase
Swing Decrease Increase

  Third party Fourth party
 
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Party Independent Green
Seats won 0 0
Seats after 0
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Swing Increase Increase

Results summary

2015 Cambridge City Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 8 Steady 57.1 16 24 57.1 20,279 34.5 -6.3
  Liberal Democrats 5 Decrease 1 35.7 9 14 33.3 16,257 27.6 -2.0
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 1 2 4.8 89 0.2 -1.9
  Conservative 0 Steady 0.0 1 1 2.4 10,266 17.5 +4.2
  Green 1 Increase 1 7.1 0 1 2.4 9,675 16.5 +3.0
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 2,261 3.8 +3.0

Ward results

Abbey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Caroline Hart 1,645 42.5 -5.9
Liberal Democrats Nichola Martin 831 21.5 +4.9
Green Monica Hone 701 18.1 -2.6
Conservative David Cowan 696 18.0 +3.9
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Arbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carina O'Reilly 1,673 39.1 -6.5
Liberal Democrats Tim Ward 1,165 27.2 +1.9
Conservative Eric Barrett-Payton 597 13.9 +0.4
Green Stephen Lawrence 568 13.3 -2.3
UKIP Celia Conway 281 6.6 N/A
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Valerie Holt 1,288 30.1 +3.6
Labour Patrick Sheil 1,084 25.4 -4.5
Conservative Simon Mitton 951 22.3 +11.9
Green Martin Bonner 920 21.5 +6.4
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Cherry Hinton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Mark Ashton 1,839 41.5 -38.5
Conservative Timothy Haire 843 19.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Edward Sexton 790 17.8 -2.2
UKIP Alex Crowson 393 8.9 N/A
Green Phillip Barnett 364 8.2 N/A
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Coleridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeremy Benstead 1,606 38.1 -13.5
Liberal Democrats Simon Cooper 1,044 24.8 +9.8
Conservative Samuel Barker 748 17.8 +1.1
Green Shaun Esgate 558 13.2 -0.7
UKIP Bill Kaminski 259 6.1 N/A
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
East Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gerri Bird 1,630 38.9 +3.4
Liberal Democrats Shahida Rahman 1,165 27.8 -7.4
Conservative Alex Boyd 608 14.5 +5.9
Green Peter Pope 466 11.1 +1.2
UKIP Pater Burkinshaw 327 7.8 -2.0
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
King's Hedges
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kevin Price 1,367 39.0 -2.2
Liberal Democrats Hugh Newsam 726 20.7 -1.2
Conservative Anette Karimi 552 15.7 +2.5
UKIP Dave Corn 419 12.0 N/A
Green Angela Ditchfield 355 10.1 -1.9
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Market
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Oscar Gillespie 1,147 27.7 +2.0
Labour Danielle Greene 1,140 27.5 -4.7
Liberal Democrats Dom Weldon 1,134 27.4 +2.9
Conservative Daniel Coughlan 726 17.5 -0.3
Turnout
Green gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Newnham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Markus Gehring 1,387 32.7 -2.9
Labour Ewan McGaughey 1,203 28.4 -4.9
Green Kate Honey 947 22.4 +4.6
Conservative Sam Carr 700 16.5 +3.2
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Petersfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kevin Blencowe 1,632 44.0 -9.0
Green Atus Mariqueo-Russell 864 23.3 +8.7
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth Parkin 795 21.4 -0.6
Conservative Ben Flook 422 11.4 +2.5
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Queen Edith's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats George Pippas 1,502 33.7 -8.9
Labour Matt Worth 1,102 24.7 -5.0
Conservative Andrew Bower 1,093 24.5 +8.2
Green Joel Chalfen 546 12.3 +0.9
UKIP Candido Channell 213 4.8 N/A
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Romsey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anna Smith 1,636 37.7 -3.9
Liberal Democrats Donald Adey 1,314 30.3 -7.5
Green Jane Carpenter 951 21.9 +8.0
Conservative Rahatul Raja 436 10.1 +3.0
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Trumpington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Zoe O'Connell 1,498 29.9 -16.3
Conservative Daniel John 1,366 27.3 -7.6
Labour Nick Gay 1,182 23.6 +4.5
Green Ceri Galloway 751 15.0 N/A
UKIP Richard Jeffs 213 4.6 N/A
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
West Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Damien Tunnacliffe 1,618 37.0 -2.9
Labour Mike Sargeant 1,540 35.2 +4.8
Green Har Kaur 537 12.3 +1.7
Conservative Linda Yeatman 528 12.1 +1.3
UKIP Mary King 156 3.6 N/A
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 7 April 2015.