2016 Worthing Borough Council election

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13 of the 37 seats to Worthing Borough Council
19 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative UKIP Liberal Democrats
Seats before 30 2 4
Seats won 11 1 1
Seats after 32 2 2
Seat change Increase2 Steady Decrease 2
Popular vote 9857 5332 3223
Percentage 38.63 20.90 12.63

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

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

Council results

Worthing[2]
Party Candidates Votes
Stood Elected Gained Unseated Net % of total % No. Net %
  Conservative 13 11 2 0 +2 84.62 38.63 9857
  UKIP 13 1 1 1 ±0 7.69 20.90 5332
  Liberal Democrats 13 1 0 2 -2 7.69 12.63 3223
  Labour 13 0 0 0 ±0 0.0 20.28 5175
  Green 13 0 0 0 ±0 0.0 7.55 1927


Ward results

Broadwater ward

Broadwater
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Baker 664 35.9
Labour Lorna Beaumont 489 26.4
UKIP Tony Anderson 344 18.6
Liberal Democrats John Apsey 198 10.7
Green Richard Battson 157 8.5
Majority 175 9.5
Turnout 1852 27.61
Conservative hold Swing

Castle ward

Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Wills 650 32.3
UKIP Charles James 615 30.6
Labour Ian Walker 348 17.3
Liberal Democrats Trudi Starling 293 14.6
Green Julian Warwick 105 5.2
Majority 35 1.7
Turnout 2011 31.95
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Central ward

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Westover 587 28.2
Labour Richard Mulholland 553 26.6
Green Gari Owen 384 18.5
UKIP Malcolm Milne 351 16.9
Liberal Democrats Christine Allen 203 9.8
Majority 34 1.6
Turnout 2078 29.10
Conservative hold Swing

Durrington ward

Durrington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jane Sim 498 35.2
UKIP Mike Jelliss 404 28.6
Liberal Democrats Jacqueline Cranefield 294 20.8
Labour Guy Chadwick 170 12.0
Green Thom French 48 3.4
Majority 94 6.6
Turnout 1414 32.11
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Gaisford ward

Gaisford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Val Turner* 808 38.4
Labour Joe Thornton 527 25.0
UKIP Christopher Gould 319 15.2
Liberal Democrats Antony Brown 248 11.8
Green Rosie Turner 202 9.6
Majority 281 13.4
Turnout 2104 31.4
Conservative hold Swing

Goring ward

Goring
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Waight 1,345 51.7
UKIP Sybil Betts 524 20.1
Labour Peggy Harris 380 14.6
Green David Aherne 195 7.5
Liberal Democrats Dimitri Seirlis 157 6.0
Majority 821 31.6
Turnout 2601 38.38
Conservative hold Swing

Heene ward

Heene
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul High* 700 36.4
Labour Jim Deen 629 32.7
UKIP Geoffrey Brown 331 17.2
Green Joseph Pearce 149 7.7
Liberal Democrats Peter Fullilove 116 6.0
Majority 71 3.7
Turnout 1925 31.38
Conservative hold Swing

Marine ward

Marine
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joan Bradley* 961 45.2
Labour Jill Guest 415 19.5
UKIP Kirk Dickenson 348 16.4
Liberal Democrats Michael Finch 217 10.2
Green Antony Grace 185 8.7
Majority
Turnout 32.57
Conservative hold Swing

Northbrook ward

Northbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Mark Withers 311 30.6
Conservative Karen Harman 282 27.7
Liberal Democrats Keith Sunderland* 198 19.5
Labour Darren Pearce 185 18.2
Green Graham McKnight 41 4.0
Majority
Turnout 27.26
UKIP gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Offington ward

Offington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Elizabeth Sparkes* 1,253
UKIP John Strange 433
Labour Jed Smith 238
Liberal Democrats Patricia Izod 169
Green Anne Weinhold 117
Majority
Turnout 34.79
Conservative hold Swing

Salvington ward

Salvington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Antony Baker 946
UKIP David Smith 622
Labour David Lace 266
Liberal Democrats Michael Cranefield 231
Green Lauren Salvage 100
Majority
Turnout 30.87
Conservative hold Swing

Selden ward

Selden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Bickers* 695
Labour Michael Barrett 667
UKIP Graham Adams 337
Liberal Democrats Yvonne Leonard 165
Green Valerie Ellis 137
Majority
Turnout 33.33
Conservative hold Swing

Tarring ward

Tarring
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Hazel Thorpe 734
Conservative Lin Salter 468
UKIP Adrian Price 393
Labour Gina Deen 308
Green Caroline Ponto 107
Majority
Turnout 31.90
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Guide to May 2016 elections in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland". BBC News. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 Election results - Adur & Worthing Councils". Adur & Worthing Councils. Retrieved 27 March 2021.