2016 Gosport Borough Council Election

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17 of 34 seats to Gosport Borough Council
18 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats Labour
Seats before 21 6 6
Seats won 10 5 2
Seats after 19 9 5
Seat change Decrease2 Increase3 Decrease1
Popular vote 10,359 3,193 4,826
Percentage 52.9 16.3 24.6

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Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2016 Gosport Borough Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Gosport Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections. The Liberal Democrats gained two seats from the Conservatives and one from Labour, but the Conservatives remained in an overall majority.


After the election the composition of the council was:

Ward Results

Alverstoke

Anglesey

Anglesey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip Raffaelli 922 74.6 Decrease7.2
Labour David Waite 314 25.4 Increase7.2
Majority 608 41.2 Decrease14.4
Conservative hold Swing

Bridgemary North

Bridgemary South

Brockhurst

Brockhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Robert Hylands 639 56.7 Increase21.6
Conservative Gary Walker 312 27.7 Increase3.0
Labour James Fox 107 9.5 Increase0.1
Green Jane Staffieri 68 6.0 Increase6.0
Majority 327 29.0 Increase18.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Christchurch

Elson

Forton

Grange

Hardway

Lee East

Lee West

Leesland

Peel Common

Privett

Rowner and Holbrook

Town

References

  1. ^ "Guide to May 2016 elections in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland". BBC News. Retrieved 21 April 2016.