2015 City of Lincoln Council election

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11 of the 33 seats to City of Lincoln Council
17 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Seats before 27 6
Seats won 8 3
Seats after 26 7
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1
Popular vote 16,211 13,855
Percentage 39.9% 34.1%

Map showing the results the 2015 Lincoln City Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats and blue shows the Conservatives.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 2015 City of Lincoln Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of City of Lincoln Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Overall results

The Labour Party retained its majority on the council, but lost one seat, leaving them with 26 seats to the Conservative Party's 7.[2]

2015 City of Lincoln Council Election Result
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 0 1 Decrease 72.7 39.9 16,211 Decrease5.2
  Conservative 3 1 0 Increase 27.3 34.1 13,855 Decrease2.5
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 14.1 5,718 Increase7.0
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 7.0 2,837 Increase6.1
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 4.2 1,711 Decrease4.1
  TUSC 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.8 330 Decrease1.2

All comparisons in vote share are to the corresponding 2011 election.

Ward results

Abbey

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Fay Smith 1,730 42.9%
Conservative Yaroslav Pustarnakov 1,034 25.7%
UKIP Chris Butler 568 14.1%
Green James Bird 417 10.3%
Liberal Democrats Aarron Smith 207 5.1%
TUSC Danny Wilkinson 74 1.8%
Turnout 4,030 55.9%
Labour hold

Birchwood

Location of Birchwood ward
Location of Birchwood ward
Birchwood
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Eddie Strengiel 1,409 42.2%
Labour Paul Gowen 1,185 35.5%
UKIP Tony Wells 599 17.9%
Green John Radford 147 4.4%
Turnout 3,340 55.3%
Conservative hold

Boultham

Location of Boultham ward
Location of Boultham ward
Boultham
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Gary Hewson 1,596 44.8%
Conservative Christopher Reid 1,110 31.1%
UKIP Tim Richens 516 14.5%
Green Ryan Brown 184 5.2%
Liberal Democrats Lynn Pepper 160 4.5%
Turnout 3,566 62.9%
Labour hold

Bracebridge

Location of Bracebridge ward
Location of Bracebridge ward
Bracebridge
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Matthew Wilson 1,603 41.2%
Labour Jane Loffhagen 1,220 31.3%
UKIP Barry Stonham 666 17.1%
Liberal Democrats David Gaskell 236 6.1%
Green Lee Thomas 169 4.3%
Turnout 3,894 66.8%
Conservative gain from Labour

Note: This Bracebridge ward seat had been won by the Conservatives the last time it was contested in 2011, but was gained by Labour in a by-election in 2013.

Carholme

Location of Carholme ward
Location of Carholme ward
Carholme
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Neil Murray 2,436 44.3%
Conservative Jamie Bartch 1,466 26.7%
Green Judith Coops 713 13.0%
UKIP Mike Wilkinson 437 7.9%
Liberal Democrats Natasha Chapman 356 6.5%
TUSC Nick Parker 91 1.7%
Turnout 5,499 66.2%
Labour hold

Castle

Location of Castle ward
Location of Castle ward
Castle
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Donald Nannestad 1,553 41.2%
Conservative Alex Hanney 1,191 31.6%
UKIP David Warde 498 13.2%
Green Richard Leedham-Green 283 7.5%
Liberal Democrats Charles Shaw 190 5.0%
TUSC Michael Hancock 51 1.4%
Turnout 3,766 61.5%
Labour hold

Glebe

Location of Glebe ward
Location of Glebe ward
Glebe
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Patrick Vaughan 1,205 40.2%
Conservative Yvonne Bodger 1,049 35.0%
UKIP Max Smith 439 14.6%
Green Norman Haigh 141 4.7%
Liberal Democrats Adam Carnie 122 4.1%
TUSC Keri Lowe 42 1.4%
Turnout 2,998 54.3%
Labour hold

Hartsholme

Location of Hartsholme ward
Location of Hartsholme ward
Hartsholme
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Ron Hills 1,642 46.6%
Labour Biff Bean 1,065 30.2%
UKIP Nicola Smith 566 16.1%
Liberal Democrats Benjamin Atkinson 137 3.9%
Green Peaceful Warrior 114 3.2%
Turnout 3,524 66.9%
Conservative hold

Minster

Location of Minster ward
Location of Minster ward
Minster
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Carol Daniel 1,497 40.4%
Conservative David Gratrick 1,426 38.5%
UKIP Elaine Warde 486 13.1%
Green Timothy Taylor 262 7.1%
TUSC Gavyn Graham 35 0.9%
Turnout 3,706 63.3%
Labour gain from Conservative

Moorland

Location of Moorland ward
Location of Moorland ward
Moorland
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Bob Bushell 1,403 41.7%
Conservative David Denman 1,200 35.7%
UKIP Kevin Harrington 501 14.9%
Green James Grigg 134 4.0%
Liberal Democrats Ross Pepper 125 3.7%
Turnout 3,363 58.7%
Labour hold

Park

Location of Park ward
Location of Park ward
Park
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Chris Burke 1,321 44.4%
Conservative Tracy Talavia 725 24.4%
UKIP Hannah Smith 442 14.9%
Green Kenneth Yates 273 9.2%
Liberal Democrats Iain Baker 178 6.0%
TUSC Vince Williams 37 1.2%
Turnout 2,976 52.7%
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ Steven Ayres (18 June 2015). "Local elections 2015" (PDF). House of Commons Library. p. 19.