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2016 local election results in Watford
2016 local election results in Watford

The 2016 Watford Borough Council election took place on 5 May 2016 to elect members of Watford Borough Council in England. This was on the same day as other nationwide local elections. The entire council was up for election, with each of the 12 wards electing 3 councillors.[1]

This result had the following consequences for the total number of seats on the Council after the elections:

Party Previous council New council +/-
Liberal Democrats 18 25 Increase7
Labour 13 11 Decrease2
Conservatives 5 0 Decrease5
Green 0 0 Steady0
UKIP 0 0 Steady0
Total 36 36
Working majority  0   14 

Results Summary

Watford Borough Council election, 2016
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 25 7 0 Increase 7 42.4 29,228 +13.9
  Labour 11 0 2 Decrease 2 28.7 19,788 +1.3
  Conservative 0 0 5 Decrease 5 20.8 14,330 -7.5
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 5.6 3,834 -1.2
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 2.3 1,582 -7.1
  TUSC 0 0 0 Steady 0.3 199 -0.2

Ward results

Callowland

Callowland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Yasmin Isabella Goldsmith 174
Conservative Timothy Mortimer 221
Conservative Larry Rach 138
Green Alistair Thomas Carvell 276
Green Clair Louise Lester 217
Green Sean James Sweeney 254
Labour Sohail Bashir 691
Labour Favour Ewudo 627
Labour Ahsan Khan 659
Liberal Democrats Paul Andrew Stanhope Arnett 655
Liberal Democrats Robbie Laird 676
Liberal Democrats Ian Alexander Eric Stotesbury 581
UKIP Jon Goddard 197
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing

Central

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Basil Sackett 189
Conservative Mary Sackett 203
Conservative Barry Silverman 214
Green Lisa Emery 142
Green Neal Emery 97
Green Su Murray 148
Labour Terry Butler 688
Labour Sarah Flynn 682
Labour Mike Haley 676
Liberal Democrats Stephen Bolton 856
Liberal Democrats Aga Dychton 759
Liberal Democrats Rabi Martins 850
UKIP Renie Susan Price 151
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Holywell

Holywell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Prasi Bhatt 144
Conservative Camilla Zaman Khawaja 134
Conservative Penelope Anne Mortimer 208
Green Jim Grant 108
Green Rhiannon Emma Louise Grant 133
Green Anne Simpson 72
Labour Nigel Bell 1200
Labour Jackie Connal 924
Labour Matt Turmaine 917
Liberal Democrats Simonie Rose Jeffree 210
Liberal Democrats Frances Kershaw 184
Liberal Democrats Qaiser Mahmood 172
TUSC Clive Jones 39
UKIP Gavin Stephen Smith 199
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Leggatts

Leggatts
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Elliot Gordon Gay 346
Conservative Neil Punter 391
Conservative Sally Punter 395
Green Stephanie Ashley 296
Labour Anne Joynes 907
Labour Asif Khan 844
Labour Bilqees Mauthoor 736
Liberal Democrats Jamil Minhas 319
Liberal Democrats Yasmine Rihanna Walford 313
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth Watkin 340
TUSC Thineshkumar Balasingam 91
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Meriden

Meriden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Phil Cox 287
Conservative Ray Gomm 283
Conservative Mark Edward Whitman 301
Green Maureen Linda Challis 157
Labour Omar Ismail 400
Labour Ian Murphy 402
Labour Seamus Williams 394
Liberal Democrats Amanda Grimston 909
Liberal Democrats Kareen Mary Hastrick 918
Liberal Democrats Paddy Kent 848
TUSC Derek Foster 63
UKIP Nick Lincoln 336
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Nascot

Nascot
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Mortimer 1014
Conservative Amarish Patel 667
Conservative Linda Topping 890
Green Sally Rose Ivins 205
Green James Alexander Jenkins 80
Green Dorothy Mary Nixon 121
Labour Michael Harry Barnes 321
Labour Daniel Kerry 271
Labour Edward John Tunnah 249
Liberal Democrats Mark John Hofman 1263
Liberal Democrats Jane Alexandra Johnson 1207
Liberal Democrats Mark Adrian Watkin 1398
UKIP David Penn 200
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Oxhey

Oxhey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dina Bhudia 275
Conservative Haydon Chart 308
Conservative Gail Martin 230
Green Matthew Thomas Hale 231
Labour Deborah Elizabeth Marchant 338
Labour Sue Sleeman 312
Labour Stephen Joseph Vincent 243
Liberal Democrats Joanna Emily Maestas 1247
Liberal Democrats Iain Scott Sharpe 1307
Liberal Democrats Peter Colin Taylor 1256
TUSC Mark Stephen O'Connor 69
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Park

Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Zoë McQuire 876
Conservative Binita Mehta 1114
Conservative Rosemarie Moore 821
Green Elaine Edwards 143
Green Stephanie Ann Grant 127
Green Tom Pashby 147
Labour Susan Elaine Billington 379
Labour David Corbet Connal 342
Labour Junior Sesay 292
Liberal Democrats David John Barks 1185
Liberal Democrats Anne Rindl 1488
Liberal Democrats Nikki Steele 1193
UKIP Peter John Widdrington Blogg 209
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Stanborough

Stanborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Hawes 447
Conservative Sarah Hayes 430
Conservative Dennis Wharton 362
Green Holly Fleming 166
Labour Nevin Atasoy 328
Labour Mavis Beulah Tyrwhitt 306
Labour Norman Hugh Tyrwhitt 288
Liberal Democrats Keith Murray Crout 1030
Liberal Democrats Derek Thomas Francis Scudder 1139
Liberal Democrats Tim Williams 1060
TUSC John McShane 69
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Tudor

Tudor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Adam Keene 514
Conservative Sean Silver 495
Conservative Pam Stacey 393
Green Kiernon Murray 150
Labour Denis Calnan 392
Labour Diana Mary Ivory 430
Labour Mike Jones 372
Liberal Democrats Joe Fahmy 804
Liberal Democrats Stephen Edward Johnson 790
Liberal Democrats Darren Walford 1067
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Vicarage

Vicarage
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kelly Gay 252
Conservative Andrew O'Brien 188
Conservative Michelle Louise Sherman 183
Green David Degan 191
Green Matthew Long 123
Green Clair Victoria Pitkin 114
Labour Jagtar Singh Dhindsa 1112
Labour Mo Mills 1124
Labour Nasreen Shah 1025
Liberal Democrats Imran Hamid 216
Liberal Democrats Peter Lewis Jeffree 240
Liberal Democrats Maria Munir 279
UKIP Pat Shippey 189
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Woodside

Woodside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Grillo 426
Conservative Tony Rogers 487
Conservative Estella Willems 339
Green Alison Jane Wiesner 136
Labour Manjivn Singh Dhindsa 282
Labour Andy O'Brien 308
Labour Richard Nathan Smith 317
Liberal Democrats Stephen Cavinder 801
Liberal Democrats Karen Ann Collett 941
Liberal Democrats Glen Bryce Saffery 727
UKIP Ian Frederick James Green 301
Majority
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

References

  1. ^ "Statement of Persons Nominated - Borough 2016". Watford Borough Council. Retrieved 15 April 2016.[permanent dead link]