2015 Mansfield District Council election

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All 36 seats to Mansfield District Council
19 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Lab
MIF
UKIP
Leader Sonya Ward Kate Allsop Barry Answer
Party Labour Mansfield Independent Forum UKIP
Leader's seat Bull Farm and Pleasely Hill Mayor Abbott
Last election 24 10 0
Seats won 18 16 2
Seat change Decrease8 Increase6 Increase2
Popular vote 20,493 16,119 3,204
Percentage 47.9% 37.7% 7.5%
Swing Increase0.1 Increase2 Increase6.2

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

No overall control

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

Council composition

As of November 2018, there are 17 Mansfield Independent Forum councilors, 17 Labour councillors, 2 Mansfield South Independent and 1 Conservative Party councilor. As such, the Mansfield Independent Forum have a majority of 1 seat on the council.

Overall election results

Mansfield District Council (Summary of overall results)

Mansfield District 2015 Election Results[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 18 1 9 Decrease 8 50 20,493
  Mansfield Independent 16 7 1 Increase 6 44 16,119
  UKIP 2 2 0 Increase 2 5 3,204
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0 4 1,362
  Conservative 0 0 0 Steady 0 1,259
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0 207
  TUSC 0 0 0 Steady 0 120

Results by ward

Abbott

Abbott
Party Candidate Votes %
UKIP Barry Answer 705 53
Labour Donna Thomas 626 47
Turnout 1331 62.2
Majority 79 6 N/A
UKIP gain from Labour Swing N/A

Berry Hill

Berry Hill
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Andrew Tristram 876 54
Conservative Clair Brown 503 31
Labour Mike Abbs 245 15
Turnout 1624 73
Majority 373 23 N/A
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Brick Kiln

Brick Kiln
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Terry Clay 712 56
Mansfield Independent Michelle Witham 559 44
Turnout 1271 56.7
Majority 163 12 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Broomhill

Broomhill
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Ian Sheppard 543 51.9
Labour Denis O'Neill 504 48.1
Turnout 1047 46.2
Majority 39 3.8 N/A
Mansfield Independent gain from Labour Swing N/A

Bull Farm & Pleasley

Bull Farm & Pleasley
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Sonya Ward 550 41.3
Independent Mick Colley 422 31.7
UKIP Samuel Kulasingham 357 27
Turnout 1329 56.4
Majority 128 23 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Carr Bank

Carr Bank
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Stuart Wallace 576 53.6
Labour John Coxhead 500 46.4
Turnout 1076 56.6
Majority 76 7.2 N/A
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Eakring

Eakring
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Stewart Rickersey 902 62
Labour Samantha Hartshorn 552 38
Turnout 1454 68.1
Majority 350 24 N/A
Mansfield Independent gain from Labour Swing N/A

Grange Farm

Grange Farm
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Ron Jelley 685 45.2
Independent June Stendall 461 30.4
Labour Stuart Moody 370 24.4
Turnout 1516 64.5
Majority 224 14.8 N/A
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Holly

Holly
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Martin Wright 979 66
Labour Mark Fretwell 505 34
Turnout 1484 61.6
Majority 474 32 N/A
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Hornby

Hornby
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Joyce Bosnjak 660 51
UKIP David Hamilton 599 46
TUSC Paul Tooley-Onkonkwo 34 3
Turnout 1293 63
Majority 61 5 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Kings Walk

Kings Walk
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Stephen Harvey 707 56.5
Labour James Gibson 544 43.5
Turnout 1251 57.8
Majority 163 13 N/A
Mansfield Independent gain from Labour Swing N/A

In May 2017, MDC Chairman, Councillor Stephen Harvey joined the Conservative Party and became the only Conservative member of the council

Kingsway

Kingsway
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Nick Bennett 523 41.6
Mansfield Independent Adrian Nita 364 28.9
Conservative Giovanni Loperfido 346 27.5
Independent Zenko Bilas 26 2
Turnout 1259 59.6
Majority 159 12.7 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Ladybrook

Ladybrook
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Sally Higgins 624 58
Mansfield Independent Karen Garner 397 37
TUSC Nathan Glyn Millership Sharpe 56 5
Turnout 1077 46.2
Majority 227 21 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Lindhurst

Lindhurst
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Roger Sutcliffe 914 62
Labour Alan Spencer 351 24
Green Jon Leighton 207 14
Turnout 1472 71.24
Majority 563 38 N/A
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Ling Forest

Ling Forest
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Bill Drewett 909 63
Labour Charles Hammersley 538 37
Turnout 1447 66.9
Majority 371 26 N/A
Mansfield Independent gain from Labour Swing N/A

Manor

Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Katrina Atherton uncontested
Labour hold Swing N/A

Market Warsop

Market Warsop
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour John Kerr 785 63
Mansfield Independent Sam Roach 468 37
Turnout 1253 52.9
Majority 317 26 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Maun Valley

Maun Valley
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Michael Barton 951 63
Labour Colin Clayton 561 37
Turnout 1512 60
Majority 390 26 N/A
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Meden

Meden
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Andy Wetton 932 71
Mansfield Independent Darren Kirk 384 29
Turnout 1316 61.5
Majority 548 42 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Netherfield

Netherfield
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Sharon Adey 475 36
Independent Philip Shields 453 34
UKIP Andrea Hamilton 371 28
TUSC Karen Seymour 30 2
Turnout 1329 66.3
Majority 22 2 N/A
Labour gain from Mansfield Independent Swing N/A

Newgate

Newgate
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Andy Sissons 523 55
Labour Paul Henshaw 431 45
Turnout 954 46.5
Majority 92 10 N/A
Mansfield Independent gain from Labour Swing N/A

Newlands

Newlands
Party Candidate Votes %
UKIP Sid Walker 679 53
Labour Anna Drozdz 615 48
Turnout 1294 54
Majority 64 5 N/A
UKIP gain from Labour Swing N/A

Oakham

Berry Hill
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Kevin Brown 452 34.6
Labour Denise Moody 441 33.85
Conservative Stephanie Stewardson 410 31.45
Turnout 1303 69.6
Majority 11 0.75 N/A
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Oak Tree

Oak Tree
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Vaughan Hopewell 552 61
Mansfield Independent Darren Bacon 351 39
Turnout 903 45.7
Majority 199 22 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Park Hall

Park Hall
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ann Norman 820 62
UKIP John Pawlik 493 38
Turnout 1313 55.9
Majority 327 24 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Peafields

Peafields
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lesley Wright 704 51 Increase12.4
Mansfield Independent Lee Palmer 677 49 Increase19.1
Turnout 1381 61
Majority 27 2 Decrease 4
Labour hold Swing N/A

Penniment

Penniment
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Stuart Richardson 716 61
Mansfield Independent Paul Watkins 454 39
Turnout 1170 54.8
Majority 262 22 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Portland

Portland
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Brian Lohan 429 62
Mansfield Independent Maria Gibson 261 38
Turnout 690 24
Majority 168 26 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Racecourse

Racecourse
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Steve Garner 821 66
Labour Chris Winterton 416 34
Turnout 1237 58.3
Majority 396 32 N/A
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Ransom Wood

Ransom Wood
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour John Smart 638 57
UKIP Paul Hollingworth 484 43
Turnout 1122 53.6
Majority 154 14 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Sandhurst

Sandhurst
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent Dave Saunders 716 57
Labour Adrian Harpham 528 43
Turnout 1244 57.2
Majority 188 14 N/A
Mansfield Independent gain from Labour Swing N/A

Sherwood

Sherwood
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Sean McCallum 595 52
Mansfield Independent Paul Piercy 532 48
Turnout 1127 58.9
Majority 63 4 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Warsop Carrs

Warsop Carrs
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Peter Crawford 1,069 73
Mansfield Independent Foysal Choudhury 391 27
Turnout 1460 58.3
Majority 678 46 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Woodhouse

Woodhouse
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Amanda Fisher 840 66
Mansfield Independent Linda Davidson 421 34
Turnout 1261 52.8
Majority 419 32 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Woodlands

Woodlands
Party Candidate Votes %
Mansfield Independent David Smith 569 57
Labour Christopher Revill 421 43
Turnout 990 56.2
Majority 148 14 N/A
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Yeoman Hill

Yeoman Hill
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Lee Probert 721 50.1
Mansfield Independent Neil Williams 716 49.9
Turnout 1437 56.1
Majority 5 0.2 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Changes between 2015 and 2019

Yeoman Hill By-Election 8 September 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Coxhead 278 45.7 Decrease4.5
Mansfield Independent Neil Williams 148 24.3 Decrease25.5
UKIP David Hamilton 105 17.3 Increase17.3
Conservative Daniel Redfern 41 6.7 Increase6.7
Independent Phil Shields 36 5.9 Increase5.9
Majority 130 21.3 Increase21.1
Turnout 608 23.5%
Labour hold Swing
Warsop Carrs By-Election 24 November 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Burgin 285 47.9 Decrease25.3
Independent Debra Barlow 211 35.5 Increase35.5
UKIP Raymond Forster 74 12.4 Increase12.4
Conservative Daniel Redfern 25 4.2 Increase4.2
Majority 74 12.4 Decrease33.6
Turnout 595 22.2% -36.1
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ "2015 Declarations for District Elections".