The 2015 Epsom and Ewell Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Epsom and Ewell Council in England as one of the 2015 United Kingdom local elections and coinciding with the general election leading to a higher turnout than when local elections are held in a non-general election year.[1]

Election result summary

All seats become up in this borough for election (known as whole council elections). The election produced an enhanced majority for the long-governing Residents Associations of each part of the borough, which act together in appointing a cabinet, of 24 councillors and an opposition of seven councillors split between two nationally standing party groups. The largest opposition party grouping, the Liberal Democrats were left bereft of the council chamber in line with their heavily losses and loss in share of the vote in the general election.[2]

Epsom and Ewell Borough Council Election, 2015[3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Residents Association 31 6 1 +5 82 46 48,618 -11%
  Conservative 4 4 3 +1 11 31 32,351 +10%
  Labour 3 0 0 0 8 16 16,879 +5%
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 6 -6 0 7 7,393 -6%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0 360 New

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 10 April 2015.
  2. ^ Epsom & Ewell Results Get Surrey, website of Surrey Advertiser/Herald/Guardian Group of newspapers. Accessed 2015-05-22.
  3. ^ "Epsom and Ewell Borough Council election sees residents' associations win big as Lib Dems crushed" Get Surrey. Website of the Surrey Advertiser/Guardian/Herald group of papers. 11 May 2015.