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

Election result

The Conservatives retained control of the council and gained two seats from the Liberal Democrats, winning all seats that were up for election.

Wokingham Local Election Result 2015[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 47 2 0 2 87% 49.6 34,694 +4.6%
  Liberal Democrats 5 0 2 -2 9% 21.1 14,810 +1.2%
  Labour 1 0 0 0 2% 13.5 9,445 +2.2%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 9.6 6,765 -8.0%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 5.9 4,153 +0.6%
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0% 0.03 25 +0.03%
  Independent 1 0 0 0 2% 0 0 0%

Ward results

Barkham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Kaiser 1,245 65.8 0.3
Liberal Democrats Fiona Rolls 274 14.4 -20.1
Labour Timothy Jinkerson 217 11.5 11.5
Green Martin Foss 148 7.8 7.8
Majority 971 51.3 20.4
Turnout 1892 71%
Conservative hold Swing 0.5

8 Ballot papers were rejected

Bulmershe and Whitegates
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mohammed Younis 1,777 37.8 10.9
Labour Tony Skuse 1,354 28.8 -5.4
Liberal Democrats Munir Ahmed 679 14.4 -3.2
UKIP Peter Jackson 579 12.3 -2.6
Green Adrian Windisch 273 5.8 -0.3
Majority 423 8.9 1.6
Turnout 4701 70%
Conservative hold Swing

39 ballot papers were rejected

Coronation
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kate Haines 1,906 56.6 -2.1
Liberal Democrats Paddy Power 507 15.0 2.1
Labour Ian Hills 407 12.0 2.9
UKIP Tony Bartlett 336 9.9 -3.0
Green Emma Louise Hamilton 190 5.6 -1.0
Majority 1399 41.5 -2.1
Turnout 3364 75%
Conservative hold Swing

18 ballot papers were rejected

Emmbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip Mirfin 2,186 43.5 6.0
Liberal Democrats Imogen Shepherd-DuBey 1,731 34.4 -2.7
UKIP Tony Hannington 452 9.0 -6.4
Labour Mary Gascoyne 419 8.3 -1.6
Green Matthew Valler 233 4.6 4.6
Majority 455 9.0 8.7
Turnout 5022 75%
Conservative hold Swing

31 ballot papers were rejected

Evendons
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Bowring 2,558 49.9 3.2
Liberal Democrats Keith Malvern 1,044 20.3 -2.4
Labour Anna Rogerson 553 10.7 -0.2
UKIP Victoria Patey 515 10.0 -6.6
Green Patrick King 399 7.7 7.7
Majority 1514 29.5 5.6
Turnout 5122 72%
Conservative hold Swing

23 ballot papers were rejected

Hawkedon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tim Holton 2,143 45.3 7.5
Liberal Democrats Clive Jones 1,464 30.9 -4.3
Labour Neville Waites 555 11.7 -0.5
UKIP Alistair Campbell 361 7.6 -7.0
Green John Prior 182 3.8 3.8
Majority 679 14.3 11.8
Turnout 4726 68%
Conservative hold Swing

21 ballot papers were rejected

Hillside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Norman Jorgensen 2,366 50.3 4.6
Liberal Democrats Steven Scarrott 1,065 22.6 -0.4
Labour Alice Rogers 324 6.8 -8.2
Green Christopher Riley 265 5.6 5.6
Majority 1301 27.6 -13.4
Turnout 4701 72%
Conservative hold Swing

23 ballot papers were rejected

Loddon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Abdul Loyes 2,346 48.6 7.2
Liberal Democrats Nigel Harman 835 17.3 0.1
Labour Tom Clark 812 16.8 2.4
UKIP Chrissie Winter 543 11.2 -9.0
Green Julia Titus 240 4.9 -1.6
Majority 1511 31.3 10.2
Turnout 4825 69%
Conservative hold Swing

31 ballot papers were rejected

Maiden Erlegh
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Chopping 2,461 47.3 7.6
Labour Jacqueline Rupert 946 18.2 2.4
Liberal Democrats David Hare 931 17.9 -1.1
UKIP Lesley Danilow 464 8.9 -6.2
Green Russell Seymour 367 7.0 -3.1
Majority 1515 29.1 -5.1
Turnout 5196 71%
Conservative hold Swing

27 ballot papers were rejected

Norreys
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alistair Auty 2,503 51.2 9.7
Liberal Democrats James Gilmour 821 16.7 -1.9
UKIP Karl Bastiman 611 12.5 -9.3
Labour Michael McShane 576 11.7 0.8
Green Anthea West 308 6.3 -0.6
TUSC Sara Gillman 21 0.4 0.4
Majority 1682 34.4 -2.2
Turnout 4887 69%
Conservative hold Swing

42 ballot papers were rejected

Shinfield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Parry Batth 609 40.3 -9.9
Labour Andy Croy 501 33.1 7.8
UKIP Christopher Moore 212 14.0 8.3
Liberal Democrats Tahir Maher 108 7.1 -4.8
Green David Hogg 70 4.6 -2.2
TUSC John Gillman 4 0.2 0.2
Majority 108 7.1 -17.8
Turnout 1510 60%
Conservative hold Swing

6 ballot papers were rejected

Shinfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Pollock 2,223 57.1 4.9
UKIP Alastair Hunter 521 13.3 -9.5
Labour Alfredo Reino 480 12.3 12.3
Liberal Democrats Elaine Spratling 395 10.1 -1.0
Green Thomas Blomley 269 6.9 -6.4
Majority 1702 43.7 11.0
Turnout 3889 69%
Conservative hold Swing

11 ballot papers were rejected

Sonning
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mike Haines 1,249 65.5 -7.0
Labour Philippa Hills 254 13.3 0.8
Green Brian O'Callaghan 205 10.7 0.6
UKIP Tim Smith 190 9.9 4.9
Majority 995 52.2 -7.8
Turnout 1904 73%
Conservative hold Swing

6 ballot papers were rejected

South Lake
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Laura Blumenthal 1,203 40.5 11.3
Liberal Democrats Kay Gilder 898 30.2 -3.6
Labour Kieran Pearson 448 15.1 1.1
UKIP Amelia Gonzalez-Gil 293 9.8 -7.6
Green Alison Pope 111 3.7 -1.6
Majority 305 10.2 5.6
Turnout 2965 74%
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

12 ballot papers were rejected

Twyford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Jarvis 1420 40.9 12.1
Liberal Democrats Dee Tomlin 1349 38.8 -16.4
Labour Charles Wickendon 283 8.1 -0.5
UKIP Andrew Heape 254 7.3 7.3
Green Kezia Black 155 4.4 -2.0
Majority 71 2.0 -24.4
Turnout 3469 71%
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

7 ballot papers were rejected

Westcott
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Julian Sumner 1,592 50.6 -0.4
Liberal Democrats Femi Obileye 557 17.7 5.9
Labour Paul Sharples 358 11.3 -1.1
Green David Chapman 334 10.6 -3.4
UKIP Ellison Withe 285 9.0 -1.1
Majority 1035 32.9 1.9
Turnout 3145 72%
Conservative hold Swing

19 ballot papers were rejected

Winnersh
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip Houldsworth 2,075 42.4 16.8
Liberal Democrats Shaun Hanna 1,613 32.9 -20.2
UKIP Phil Ray 562 11.4 -4.1
Labour Jeremy Curtis 476 9.7 3.1
Green Stephen Lloyd 197 4.0 4.0
Majority 462 9.0 18.5
Turnout 4888 67%
Conservative hold Swing

11 ballot papers were rejected

Wokingham Without
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Sleight 2,832 60.6 -5.4
UKIP Jason Murdoch 587 12.5 -3.9
Liberal Democrats Jim May 539 11.5 3.9
Labour Marilyn Groves 482 10.3 10.3
Green Jonathan Schofield 207 4.4 -4.8
Majority 2245 48.0 17.0
Turnout 4670 74%
Conservative hold Swing

17 ballot papers were rejected

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References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Wokingham.gov.uk". Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Wokingham Borough Council Election Results 2015". Archived from the original on 18 May 2015.
  4. ^ Walker, Ed (7 May 2015). "Wokingham local elections results 2015: Full breakdown". getreading. Retrieved 12 February 2020.