2015 Winchester City Council election

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20 of the 57 seats to Winchester City Council
29 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats before 28 25
Seats won 16 4
Seats after 33 22
Seat change Increase6 Decrease4
Popular vote 27,734 16,534
Percentage 49.11 29.27

Winchester 2015 election map.svg
Results by Ward

Council control before election

No Overall Control

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2015 Winchester City Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Winchester City Council in England.[1] In total, 20 out of 57 council seats were up for election. The Conservatives gained majority control of Winchester City Council from No Overall Control, following the defection of two former Conservative councillors to the Liberal Democrats in 2014.[2]

After the election, the composition of Winchester City Council was:[3]

Election results

Winchester Local Election Result 2015[4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 16 6 0 +6 57.9 49.11 27,734
  Liberal Democrats 4 0 4 -4 38.6 29.27 16,534
  Labour 0 0 1 -1 3.5 9.04 5,109
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 5.89 3,331
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 4.08 2,307
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 1.54 871

Ward Results

Bishop's Waltham[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tom Ruffell 1,674 42.2
Independent Colin Chamberlain 799 20.1
Liberal Democrats Roger Bentote 710 17.9
UKIP Vivienne Young 414 10.4
Labour Stephen Haines 353 8.9
Majority 875 22.06
Turnout 3,965 72.53
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Cheriton and Bishops Sutton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Amber Thacker 1,002 69.43
Liberal Democrats Christopher Day 317 21.96
Labour Tessa Valentine 118 8.17
Majority 685 47.47
Turnout 1,443 77.30
Conservative hold Swing
Colden Common and Twyford[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Susan Cook 1,410 42.44
Liberal Democrats Daryl Henry 1,243 37.41
UKIP Nigel Burwood 373 11.22
Labour Sarah Critcher 278 8.36
Majority 167 5.02
Turnout 3,322 75.20
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Compton and Otterbourne[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jan Warwick 1,618 59.88
Liberal Democrats Eleanor Bell 780 28.86
UKIP Chris Barton-Briddon 161 5.95
Labour Margaret Rees 135 4.99
Majority 838 31.01
Turnout 2,702 80.15
Conservative hold Swing
Denmead[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Patricia Stallard 1,674 63.89
UKIP Leslie Mitchell 600 14.23
Liberal Democrats Margaret Scriven 539 12.78
Labour David Picton-Jones 361 8.56
Majority 1,074 25.48
Turnout 4,215 71.84
Conservative hold Swing
Itchen Valley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kim Gottlieb 1,023 79.42
Liberal Democrats Robin Rea 201 15.60
Labour Anthony De Peyer 55 4.27
Majority 822 63.81
Turnout 1,288 79.46
Conservative hold Swing
Littleton and Harestock[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Twelftree 1,144 50.98
Liberal Democrats Kelsie Learney 931 41.48
Labour Peter Rees 156 6.95
Majority 213 9.49
Turnout 3,965 72.53
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Owlesbury and Curdridge[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Humby 1,637 67.39
Liberal Democrats Tim Houghton 317 13.05
UKIP Mark Jones 285 11.73
Labour Steven Jakubowski 180 7.41
Majority 1,320 54.34
Turnout 2,429 75.60
Conservative hold Swing
St Barnabas[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eileen Berry 1,752 47.51
Liberal Democrats Patricia Maier 1,234 33.46
Green Malcolm Perrins 339 9.19
Labour Stephen Haines 335 9.08
Majority 518 14.04
Turnout 3,687 75.90
Conservative hold Swing
St Bartholomew[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rosemary Burns 1,474 40.55
Liberal Democrats Paul Williams 1,234 33.94
Green Michael Wilks 639 17.57
Labour Kathy East 335 9.08
Majority 331 9.10
Turnout 3,635 72.00
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
St John and All Saints[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jonathan Scowen 826 28.87
Labour Ben Farnes 722 25.23
Liberal Democrats Callum Kennard 585 20.44
UKIP Bob Barnes 347 12.12
Green James Peploe 292 10.20
Independent Adrian Hicks 72 2.51
Majority 104 3.63
Turnout 2,861 66.10
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
St Luke[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jamie Scott 1,199 49.05
Conservative Ross Playle 645 26.39
Labour Max Stafford 354 14.48
Green Kia Robert Pope 238 9.73
Majority 554 22.66
Turnout 2,861 61.73
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
St Michael[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Fiona Mathers 1,814 49.49
Liberal Democrats Andrew Thompson 867 23.65
Green Julia Hallmann 419 11.43
Labour Sharon Montgomery 394 10.75
UKIP John Henderson 151 4.12
Majority 947 25.83
Turnout 3,665 75.10
Conservative hold Swing
St Paul[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Liz Hutchinson 1,316 40.36
Conservative Stephen Russell 1,091 33.46
Green Joshua Curgenven 380 11.65
Labour Carol Orchard 324 9.93
UKIP Derek Smith 134 4.11
Majority 225 6.90
Turnout 3,260 77.36
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Swanmore and Newtown[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Frank Pearson 1,618 59.52
Liberal Democrats Sheila Campbell 550 20.23
UKIP Dan Paddock 329 12.10
Labour Laurence Clough 204 7.50
Majority 1,068 39.29
Turnout 2,718 77.70
Conservative hold Swing
The Alresfords[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ernest Jeffs 2,075 52.79
Liberal Democrats Stephen Pinch 1,432 36.43
Labour Robin Atkins 393 10,00
Majority 643 16.36
Turnout 3,930 77.50
Conservative hold Swing
Upper Meon Valley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Norma Bodtger 801 63.82
Liberal Democrats Anne Stoneham 215 16.97
UKIP Judith Clementson 138 10.99
Labour Gemma McKenna 97 7.72
Majority 588 46.85
Turnout 1,255 76.80
Conservative hold Swing
Whiteley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Samantha Newman-McKie 748 45.16
Conservative Andrew Baker 659 39.79
UKIP David Walbridge 138 8.33
Labour Gary Gray 108 6.52
Majority 875 5.37
Turnout 1,656 68.61
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Wickham[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Angela Clear 1,215 52.94
Conservative Caroline Brook 645 28.10
UKIP Ian Norgate 261 11.37
Labour Paul Sony 164 7.14
Majority 570 24.83
Turnout 2,295 69.40
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Wonston and Micheldever[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Malcolm Wright 2,133 61.86
Liberal Democrats Kathryn Toms 994 28.82
Labour Peter Marsh 302 8.75
Majority 875 22.06
Turnout 3,448 77.43
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Two Conservative Councillors join the Liberal Democrats | Winchester & Chandler's Ford". Winchester Liberal Democrats. 2014. Archived from the original on 27 January 2014. Retrieved 22 January 2014.
  3. ^ "District Election Results May 2015". Winchester City Council. 2015. Archived from the original on 11 May 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "District Election Results May 2015". Winchester City Council. Archived from the original on 11 May 2015. Retrieved 6 August 2015.