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Map of the results of the 2018 Adur District Council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and Independent in grey.
Map of the results of the 2018 Adur District Council election. Conservatives in blue, Labour in red and Independent in grey.

The 2018 Adur District Council elections took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Adur District Council in West Sussex, England. The election saw half of the Council's 29 seats up for election, and resulted in the Conservative Party retaining their majority on the council. Labour gained 4 seats to replace UKIP as the official opposition on the Council, who lost all the seats they were defending from 2014.

Results

Adur Local Election Result 2018
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 9 +2 -2 0 64.3 44.0 7,322 +7.8%
  Labour 4 4 0 +4 28.6 34.4 5,718 +18.6%
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 0 0.0 6.9 1,152 -3.0%
  UKIP 0 0 4 -4 0.0 5.3 876 -23.9%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 5.3 852 +0.5%
  Shoreham Beach Residents' Association 1 0 0 0 7.1 4.4 726 +0.4%

By ward

Buckingham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Emma Evans 634 56.5 +3.0
Labour Carol O'Neal 315 28.0 +14.5
Green Jane Mott 105 9.3 +1.3
Liberal Democrats Elisa Vaughan 67 6.0 +0.7
Majority 319 28.4 -5.5
Turnout 1,123 35.7 -4.8
Conservative hold Swing 5.8% Con to Lab
Churchill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pat Beresford 444 44.9 -2.6
Labour Christopher Allinson 270 27.3 +27.3
Liberal Democrats Steve Creed 151 15.3 -1.0
UKIP Gloria Eveleigh 117 11.8 -24.4
Majority 174 17.6 +6.3
Turnout 988 28.7 -10.0
Conservative hold Swing 15% Con to Lab
Cokeham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Mansfield 575 52.6 +28.6
Labour Michael Thornton 381 34.8 +17.8
UKIP David Bamber 55 5.0 -29.5
Liberal Democrats Stephen Male 51 5.0 -19.3
Green Christopher Davis 28 2.6 +2.6
Majority 194 17.7 +17.7
Turnout 1,094 32.0 -6.4
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing 29.1% UKIP to Con
Eastbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Balfe 590 48.8 +27.6
Conservative James Funnell 538 44.5 +9.8
Green Patrick Ginnelly 40 3.3 -3.3
Liberal Democrats Raj Dooraree 36 3.0 -8.2
Majority 52 4.3 +4.3
Turnout 1,209 34.9 -1.4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing 8.9% Con to Lab
Hillside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Simmons 652 62.3 +20.6
Labour Stephen Gilbert 290 27.7 +10.8
Green Julian Shinn 69 6.6 +1.5
Liberal Democrats Nilda Dooraree 33 3.2 -1.4
Majority 362 34.6 +24.6
Turnout 1,047 30.4 -7.0
Conservative hold Swing 4.9% Lab to Con
Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carol Albury 687 59.4 +14.9
Labour Douglas Bradley 245 21.2 +8.5
UKIP Lionel Parsons 97 8.4 -25.4
Liberal Democrats Peter Barnes 67 5.8 -3.2
Green Margaret Rumble 58 5.0 +5.0
Majority 442 38.2 +27.5
Turnout 1,156 35.0 -5.9
Conservative hold Swing 20.2% UKIP to Con
Marine
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Shoreham Beach Residents Association David Collins 726 52.7 -3.5
Labour Melanie Jenner 340 24.7 +15.0
Green Andrew Bradbury 250 18.2 +8.5
UKIP Peter Harvey 55 4.0 -14.8
Majority 386 28.0 -9.5
Turnout 1,377 38.0 +1.3
Shoreham Beach Residents Association hold Swing 9.3% SBRA to Lab
Mash Barn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lee Cowan 535 49.0 +40.9
Conservative Joe Pannell 309 28.3 +5.7
Liberal Democrats Doris Martin 128 11.7 -13.1
UKIP Amanda Jones 103 9.4 -35.2
Green Peter Groves 15 1.4 +1.4
Majority 226 20.7 +20.7
Turnout 1,092 32.1
Labour gain from UKIP Swing 38.1% UKIP to Lab
Peverel
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Boggis 562 57.2 +18.1
Labour Sylvia Knight 250 25.5 +5.8
UKIP David Lewis 81 8.2 -26.8
Liberal Democrats Diane Male 81 8.2 +1.8
Majority 312 31.8 +27.7
Turnout 982 28.5 -6.3
Conservative hold Swing 22.5% UKIP to Con
Southlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lavinia O'Connor 425 41.7 +18.5
Conservative Tony Nicklen 414 40.7 +8.0
Liberal Democrats Keith Humphrey 69 6.8 +1.7
Green Leslie Groves 57 5.6 +1.0
UKIP Jean Turner 52 5.1 -29.3
Majority 11 1.1 +1.1
Turnout 1,018 32.1 -4.5
Labour gain from UKIP Swing 23.9% UKIP to Lab
Southwick Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Chipp 652 52.4 +7.2
Labour Sophie Brown 468 37.6 +18.8
Liberal Democrats Ross Dowsett 117 9.4 +2.6
Majority 184 14.8 -9.6
Turnout 1,244 35.7 -1.3
Conservative hold Swing 5.8% Con to Lab
St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Catherine Arnold 757 53.3 +30.7
Conservative Colin Head 453 31.9 -5.2
Green Lynn Finnigan 85 6.0 -6.7
Liberal Democrats David Batchelor 79 5.6 -0.8
UKIP Darren Compton 45 3.2 -17.9
Majority 304 21.4 +21.4
Turnout 1,420 37.9 +1.4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing 18% Con to Lab
St. Nicholas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Neil Parkin 662 47.4 -1.4
Labour Adrienne Lowe 440 31.5 +16.2
Green Louise Miller 145 10.4 -2.1
Liberal Democrats Andrew Tinsley 113 8.1 +0.7
UKIP Mike Henn 35 2.5 -13.5
Majority 222 15.9 -16.9
Turnout 1,398 44.7 -0.6
Conservative hold Swing 8.8% Con to Lab
Widewater
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andy McGregor 740 47.6 +13.1
Labour Richard Aulton 412 26.5 +8.7
UKIP Geoff Patmore 236 15.2 -24.2
Liberal Democrats Sue Barnes 160 10.3 +2.0
Majority 328 21.1 +21.1
Turnout 1,553 33.0 -5.1
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing 18.7% UKIP to Con

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