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2016 St Albans City and District Council election
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18 of the 58 seats to St Albans City and District Council
30 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats Labour
Seats before 31 16 8
Seats won 0 0
Seats after 31 17 7
Seat change Steady Increase 1 Decrease 1
Popular vote 14,085 9,953 8,313
Percentage 35.9% 25.4% 21.2%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party Independent Green UKIP
Seats before 2 1 0
Seats won 0 0 0
Seats after 2 1 0
Seat change Steady Steady Steady
Popular vote 1,727 2,498 2,606
Percentage 4.4% 6.4% 6.6%

  Seventh party
 
Party TUSC
Seats before 0
Seats won 0
Seats after 0
Seat change Steady
Popular vote 23
Percentage 0.1%

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Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

2016 local election results in St Albans
2016 local election results in St Albans

The 2016 St Albans City and District Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of St Albans City and District Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Summary Results

St Albans City and District Council election, 2016
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 31 0 0 Steady 35.9 14,085 -7.7
  Liberal Democrats 17 1 0 Increase 1 25.4 9,953 +2.4
  Labour 7 0 1 Decrease 1 21.2 8,313 +2.7
  Independent 2 0 0 Steady 4.4 1,727 +1.7
  Green 1 0 0 Steady 6.4 2,498 +0.1
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 6.6 2,606 +0.7
  TUSC 0 0 0 Steady 0.1 23 +0.1

Ward results

Ashley

Ashley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Matthew Farrell 939 37.4 +7.8
Labour Momotaz Rahim 836 33.3 +5.1
Conservative Robert Anthony Dunster 420 16.7 -10.3
Green Lydia El-Khouri 181 7.2 -0.9
UKIP Charles Michael Mason 135 5.4 -1.7
Majority 103 4.1
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Batchwood

Batchwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mal Pakenham 1,027 45.7 +12.4
Conservative Scott Clyne 686 30.5 -3.3
Liberal Democrats Ellie Hudspith 206 9.2 -7.0
UKIP Matthew Dovey 177 7.9 -1.4
Green Lesley Baker 151 6.7 -0.7
Majority 341 15.2
Labour hold Swing

Clarence

Clarence
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Chris White 1,178 50.9 +11.6
Conservative Barry Sumpter 490 21.2 -12.4
Labour Liz Mills 397 17.2 +0.5
Green Tim Robinson 226 9.8 0.0
TUSC Keith Hussey 23 1.0 +0.3
Majority 688 29.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Cunningham

Cunningham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Geoff Harrison 760 39.8 +4.6
Conservative Nadine Standish 451 26.7 -3.1
Labour John Paton 408 21.4 +0.2
UKIP Alan Malin 188 9.8 -0.8
Green Gregory Riener 102 5.3 -0.9
Majority 309 13.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Harpenden East

Harpenden East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rosemary Farmer 967 46.1 -3.8
Independent Anne James 415 19.8 N/A
Labour Rosemary Ross 311 14.8 -0.8
Liberal Democrats Paul De Kort 260 12.4 -1.7
UKIP Lester MacKenzie 144 6.9 N/A
Majority 552 26.3
Conservative hold Swing

Harpenden North

Harpenden North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Hodgson 890 47.3 -6.4
Independent John Hansen 382 20.3 N/A
Labour Linda Spiri 289 15.4 +2.5
Liberal Democrats Aileen King 223 11.9 +0.4
UKIP Stephen Hughes 96 5.1 N/A
Majority 508 27.0
Conservative hold Swing

Harpenden South

Harpenden South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Heritage 1,201 64.9 -1.5
Labour George Fraser 225 12.2 -2.3
Liberal Democrats Maria Moyses 219 11.8 -0.3
UKIP Mick Hawkes 118 6.4 N/A
Green Suheil Shahryar 88 4.8 N/A
Majority 976 52.7
Conservative hold Swing

Harpenden West

Harpenden West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Matthew Stephens 1,232 56.0 -4.9
Liberal Democrats Jeffrey Phillips 349 15.9 +2.6
Labour Michael Gray-Higgins 320 14.5 +0.1
Green Anna Kinnersley 158 7.2 N/A
UKIP Jennifer Corsbie 141 6.4 N/A
Majority 883 40.1
Conservative hold Swing

London Colney

London Colney
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dreda Gordon 1,268 52.5 +16.6
Conservative Patrick Alderman 710 29.4 -9.5
UKIP John Midgley 238 9.9 -2.2
Liberal Democrats Jessica Holiday 109 4.5 -4.5
Green James Lornas 89 3.7 -0.4
Majority 558 23.1
Labour hold Swing

Marshalswick North

Marshalswick North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Janet Churchard 937 43.9 +9.4
Conservative Claudio Duran 650 30.5 -7.0
Labour Paul Walker 269 12.6 0.0
Green Claire Gilbert 140 6.6 -0.1
UKIP Michael Hollins 138 6.5 -1.3
Majority 287 13.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Marshalswick South

Marshalswick South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Curthoys 959 43.3 -1.2
Labour Richard Harris 520 23.5 +6.7
Liberal Democrats John Hale 395 17.8 -6.7
Green Jill Mills 235 10.6 +1.5
UKIP David Dickson 105 4.7 -0.3
Majority 439 19.8
Conservative hold Swing

Park Street

Park Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats David Yates 952 43.2 +13.8
Conservative Michael Roth 652 29.6 -7.8
UKIP Peter Whitehead 287 13.0 -1.5
Labour Martin McGrath 248 11.3 -3.1
Green Lesley Baker 185 2.9 -1.6
Majority 300 13.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Redbourn

Redbourn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Tony Swendell 930 49.6 -9.9
Conservative Maria Maynard 626 33.4 -24.8
Labour Anthony Neville 214 11.4 +3.8
UKIP Daragh Cahalane 106 5.7 +5.5
Majority 304 16.2
Independent hold Swing

Sopwell

Sopwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janet Smith 865 37.3 +2.6
Liberal Democrats Shakir Rahman 863 37.2 +10.0
Conservative Heather Rench 309 13.3 -9.4
UKIP Valerie Hargrave 154 6.6 -1.5
Green Gail Jackson 127 5.5 -1.8
Majority 2 0.1
Labour hold Swing

St Peters

St Peters
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Simon Grover 656 27.8 +11.7
Liberal Democrats Matt Jones 650 27.5 +0.3
Conservative Nick Bishop 596 25.2 -10.4
Labour Alex Veitch 385 16.3 -0.6
UKIP Michael Douglas 74 3.1 -1.1
Majority 6 0.3
Green hold Swing

St Stephen

St Stephen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Gibbard 1,108 55.1 +4.8
Liberal Democrats Alison Ross 435 21.6 -0.7
UKIP Tina Lomax 211 10.5 -2.3
Labour Janet Blackwell 194 9.7 -1.0
Green Jack Easton 62 3.1 -0.9
Majority 673 33.5
Conservative hold Swing

Verulam

Verulam
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Chris Davies 1,186 43.6 +15.2
Conservative Stella Nash 997 36.6 -11.2
Labour Michael Bartlet 275 10.1 -2.0
UKIP Colin Donald 143 5.3 ±0.0
Green Mark Ewington 120 4.4 -1.8
Majority 189 7.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Wheathampstead

Wheathampstead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Greg Clark 1,141 58.7 -1.5
Liberal Democrats Harriet Sherlock 292 15.0 -5.0
Labour Neill Sankey 262 13.5 +1.3
UKIP Beverley Rands 151 7.8 N/A
Green Ian Troughton 99 5.1 -2.5
Majority 849 43.7
Conservative hold Swing

By-elections between 2016 and 2018

A by-election was held in Clarence on 20th October 2016, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Sam Rowlands. The seat was held by the new Liberal Democrat candidate, Ellie Hudspith.

Clarence by-election, 20th October 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ellie Hudspith 916 57.0 +6.1
Conservative Michael Roth 388 24.1 +2.9
Labour Liz Mills 193 12.0 -5.2
Green Keith Cotton 98 6.1 -3.7
UKIP David Dickson 16 0.8 N/A
Majority 528 32.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local Elections 5 May 2016". St Albans City and District Council. Retrieved 20 April 2016.