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The 2018 Huntingdonshire District Council election took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Huntingdonshire District Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Ward results

Alconbury

Alconbury 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jim White 651 61.2
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Young 213 20.0
Green Tom MacLennan 100 9.4
Labour David Brown 99 9.3
Majority 438 41.2
Conservative win (new seat)

Brampton

Brampton 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Patricia Jordan 987 51.4
Liberal Democrats John Morris 975 50.8
Conservative Jane King 665 34.6
Conservative Bill Sinclair 582 30.3
Labour Rob Gardiner 227 11.8
Majority 310 16.2
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Buckden

Buckden 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hamish Masson 517 51.8
Liberal Democrats Peter Emeleus 481 48.2
Majority 36 3.6
Conservative win (new seat)

Fenstanton

Fenstanton 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Mead 608 60.8
Labour Rob Leach 206 20.6
Liberal Democrats Colin Saunderson 186 18.8
Majority 402 40.2
Conservative win (new seat)

Godmanchester and Hemingford Abbots

Godmanchester and Hemingford Abbots 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sarah Conboy 1,396 60.5
Liberal Democrats David Underwood 1,150 49.8
Liberal Democrats Mike Grice 1,030 44.6
Conservative Sarah Smith 911 39.5
Conservative Keith Stukins 654 28.3
Conservative Tom Young 627 27.2
Labour Samuel Sweek 383 16.6
Majority 119 5.1
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Great Paxton

Great Paxton 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard West 699 69.6
Labour Matthew Machin 155 15.4
Liberal Democrats Lesley Werb 150 14.9
Majority 544 54.2
Conservative win (new seat)

Great Staughton

Great Staughton 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Darren Tysoe 741 62.7
Liberal Democrats Nick Farnden 440 37.3
Majority 301 25.4
Conservative win (new seat)

Hemingford Grey and Houghton

Hemingford Grey and Houghton 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Doug Dew 1,011 62.8
Conservative David Keane 902 56.1
Liberal Democrats David Priestman 382 23.7
Liberal Democrats Sue Clark 342 21.3
Labour Kim Loader 265 16.5
Majority 520 32.4
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Holywell-cum-Needingworth

Holywell-cum-Needingworth 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jon Neish 1,066 52.9
Conservative Lewis Besley 1,008 50.0
Liberal Democrats Louise Reay 522 25.9
Labour Richard Allen 398 19.8
Labour Marie Baker 356 17.7
UKIP Jean Harlow 202 10.0
UKIP Jules Grange 138 6.8
Majority 486 24.1
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Huntingdon East

Huntingdon East 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Mike Humphrey 896 48.5
Liberal Democrats Trish Shrapnel 749 40.6
Conservative Jay Dyne 744 40.3
Conservative Tom Varghese 626 33.9
Labour Marion Kadewere 264 14.3
Labour Emily Jolley 256 13.9
Majority 5 0.3
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Huntingdon North

Huntingdon North 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Kadewere 1,011 47.4
Labour Sam Wakeford 923 43.3
Labour Anita Diaz 843 39.5
Conservative Peter Brown 723 33.9
Conservative Alan MacKender-Lawrence 665 31.2
Conservative Richard Valatka 574 26.9
Liberal Democrats Lakkana Yalagala 354 16.6
UKIP Peter Ashcroft 251 11.8
UKIP Derek Norman 221 10.4
UKIP Shirley Reeve 174 8.2
Majority 120 5.6
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)
Labour win (new seat)

Kimbolton

Kimbolton 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jonathan Gray 953 86.2
Labour Ann Beevor 153 13.8
Majority 800 72.4
Conservative win (new seat)

Ramsey

Ramsey 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Corney 1,417 51.0
Conservative John Palmer 1,367 49.2
Conservative Jeff Clarke 1,355 48.8
UKIP Peter Reeve 1,005 36.2
UKIP Colin Stevens 543 19.6
UKIP Michael Mean 529 19.0
Labour Kevin Minnette 382 13.8
Labour Iain Ramsbottom 322 11.6
Liberal Democrats Dan Breen 320 11.5
Labour Kevin Goddard 297 10.7
Majority 350 12.6
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Sawtry

Sawtry 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Bywater 969 65.3
Independent Dick Tuplin 707 47.7
Independent Delia Riddle 216 14.6
Labour Michael Burn 162 10.9
Labour John Palmer 143 9.6
Liberal Democrats Elke Smith 131 8.8
Majority 491 33.1
Conservative win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)

Somersham

Somersham 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Criswell 558 58.6
Labour Alan Hunter 176 18.5
Liberal Democrats Tony Hulme 148 15.5
UKIP Dianna Skeggs 70 7.4
Majority 382 40.1
Conservative win (new seat)

St Ives East

St Ives East 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Bellamy 766 53.1
Conservative Jason Ablewhite 758 52.5
Labour Sam Feeney 492 34.1
Liberal Democrats Tony Jebson 414 28.7
Majority 266 18.4
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

St Ives South

St Ives South 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Davies 1,041 48.7
Conservative Angie Dickinson 946 44.3
Labour Paula Dean 761 35.6
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Wells 535 25.0
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Lynn 369 17.3
Majority 185 8.7
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

St Ives West

St Ives West 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ryan Fuller 461 58.0
Labour Mick White 199 25.0
Liberal Democrats Joe Jordan 135 17.0
Majority 362 33.0
Conservative win (new seat)

St Neots East

St Neots East 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nik Johnson 345 50.4
Conservative David Wells 273 39.9
Liberal Democrats James Catmur 235 34.3
Conservative Ian Gardener 193 28.2
Labour Nigel Pauley 186 27.2
Majority 72 5.8
Labour win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

St Neots Eaton

St Neots Eaton 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Putting St Neots Residents First Derek Giles 1,552 58.0
Putting St Neots Residents First Sandie Giles 1,449 54.1
Putting St Neots Residents First Colin Maslen 1,291 48.2
Conservative Charles Bober 841 31.4
Conservative Andy Jennings 746 27.9
Conservative James Corley 662 24.7
Labour Celia Emery 367 13.7
Labour David Cole 328 12.3
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Thompson 224 8.4
Majority 450 16.8
Putting St Neots Residents First win (new seat)
Putting St Neots Residents First win (new seat)
Putting St Neots Residents First win (new seat)

St Neots Eynesbury

St Neots Eynesbury 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Putting St Neots Residents First Justin Cooper-Marsh 963 44.9
Putting St Neots Residents First Doug Terry 854 39.8
Putting St Neots Residents First Barry Banks 765 35.7
Conservative Adrian Usher 700 32.6
Conservative Rob Moores 667 31.1
Conservative Karl Wainwright 665 31.0
Labour Anthony McNeill 462 21.5
Labour Dan Ridge 399 18.6
Liberal Democrats Claire Piper 291 13.6
Majority 65 3.1
Putting St Neots Residents First win (new seat)
Putting St Neots Residents First win (new seat)
Putting St Neots Residents First win (new seat)

St Neots Priory Park and Little Paxton

St Neots Priory Park and Little Paxton 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Barry Chapman 1,454 56.0
Conservative Philip Gaskin 956 36.8
Conservative Keith Prentice 875 33.7
Liberal Democrats Carol McMahon 681 26.2
Conservative Laurence Swain 642 24.7
Liberal Democrats James Bartrick 586 22.6
Labour Saul Jeavons 507 19.5
Labour Colin Gunter 459 17.7
Majority 491 33.1
Independent win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Stilton, Folksworth and Washingley

Stilton, Folksworth and Washingley 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tim Alban 1,347 72.7
Conservative Marge Beuttel 1,146 61.9
Labour Jonathan Orchard 342 18.5
Labour Thelma Lomax 302 16.3
UKIP Roger Henson 189 10.2
UKIP Maureen Henson 136 7.3
Majority 804 43.4
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

The Stukeleys

The Stukeleys 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Tom Sanderson 675 60.4
Independent Sally Smith 505 45.2
Independent Shaun Burton 428 38.3
Conservative Martin Stephenson 356 31.9
Conservative Laurence Swain 353 31.6
Conservative Daryl Brown 317 28.4
Liberal Democrats Ethan Stone 147 13.2
Labour Jane Hudson 138 12.4
UKIP Paul Bullen 68 6.1
Majority 72 6.4
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)
Independent win (new seat)

Warboys

Warboys 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Bull 1,031 61.6
Conservative Jill Tavener 1,020 60.9
Labour Angela Richards 329 19.7
Labour David King 307 18.3
UKIP Robert Brown 233 13.9
UKIP Sharna Peck 141 8.4
Majority 804 41.2
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Yaxley

Yaxley 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eric Butler 1,310 61.0
Conservative Kevin Gulson 1,194 55.6
Conservative Mac McGuire 926 43.1
Labour Graeme Watkins 513 23.9
Labour Margaret Cochrane 511 23.8
Labour Roger Whiting 388 18.1
Independent Chelsea Meachen 384 17.9
UKIP Paul Richardson 358 16.7
Majority 413 19.2
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

By-elections

Godmanchester & Hemingford Abbots

A by-election took place in Godmanchester and Hemingford Abbots on 1 August 2019 after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor David Underwood.[2] The seat was held for the Liberal Democrats by Sarah Wilson.

Godmanchester & Hemingford Abbots by-election 1 August 2019[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sarah Wilson 929 47.9 -1.9
Conservative Paula Jane Sparling 666 34.4 -5.1
Independent Nigel Pauley 333 17.2 New
Majority 263 13.5

Alconbury

A by-election took place in Alconbury on 12 December 2019 alongside the 2019 general election, following the resignation of Councillor Jim White.[4] The seat was held for the Conservative Party by Ian Gardener.

Alconbury by-election 12 December 2019[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Derek Gardener 1,255 56.2 -5.0
Liberal Democrats Alastair Angus Henderson-Begg 365 16.3 -3.7
Labour Nicholas Henry Sherratt 269 12.0 +2.7
Independent Thomas Adrian John MacLennan 235 10.5 New
Independent Paul Bullen 89 3.9 New
Majority 860 39.9

St Ives East

A by-election took place in the St Ives East ward on 13 February 2020, after the resignation of Conservative Party Councillor and Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner Jason Ablewhite following his referral to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.[6] The seat was held for the Conservative Party by Adam Roberts.

St Ives East by-election 13 February 2020[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Adam Roberts 558 46.5 -6.0
Independent Philip Martin Pope 429 35.7 New
Liberal Democrats Colin Macrae Saunderson 109 9.0 -19.7
Labour Barry John O'Sullivan 103 8.5 -26.5
Majority 129 10.8

Huntingdon North

A by-election took place in the Huntingdon North ward on 6 May 2021 alongside the 2021 local elections. The seat was held for the Labour Party by Marion Kadewere.

Huntingdon North by-election 6 May 2021[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marion Kadewere 902 38.5 -1.0
Conservative Joanna Ewa Maria Bac 799 34.1 +0.2
Liberal Democrats Michael Frederick Shellens 498 21.3 +4.7
UKIP Peter Henry Ashcroft 142 6.1 -5.7
Majority 103 4.4 -1.2

St Ives South

A by-election took place in the St Ives South ward on 6 May 2021 alongside the 2021 local elections, following the passing of Councillor John Davies.[9] The seat was held for the Conservative Party by Rianna D'Souza.

St Ives South by-election 6 May 2021[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rianna D'Souza 970 43.0 -5.7
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Charles Wells 599 26.6 +1.6
Labour Catherine McIntyre Gleadow 441 19.5 -16.1
Green John Robert George Parkin 246 10.9 New
Majority 371 16.4 +7.7

St Ives East

A by-election took place in the St Ives East ward on 6 May 2021 alongside the 2021 local elections, following the resignation of Councillor Richard Bellamy.[11] The seat was held for the Conservative Party by Craig Smith.

St Ives East by-election 6 May 2021[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Craig Smith 824 54.9 +1.8
Labour Angela Louise Richards 374 24.9 -9.2
Green Ann Barnes 302 20.1 New
Majority 450 30.0 +11.6

Warboys

A by-election took place in the Warboys ward on 6 May 2021 alongside the 2021 local elections, following the passing of Councillor Jill Tavener.[13] The seat was held for the Conservative Party by Michael Haines.

Warboys by-election 6 May 2021[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael William Haines 1,235 62.7 +1.1
Liberal Democrats Helen Kewley 382 19.4 New
Labour Paul Joseph Williams 352 17.9 -43.0
Majority 853 43.3 -0.1

St Neots East

A by-election took place in the St Neots East ward on 8 July 2021, following the election of Dr Nik Johnson as Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.[15] The seat was won by Independent candidate Benjamin Pitt.

St Neots East by-election 8 July 2021[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Benjamin Michael Pitt 249 42.5 New
Green Lara Davenport-Ray 196 33.4 New
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Michael Seeff 68 11.6 -22.7
Conservative Samuel D Collins 47 8.0 -20.2
Labour Helen Mary Stroud 26 4.4 -46.0
Majority 53 9.1

Huntingdon East

Huntingdon East: 4 November 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michael Shellens 813 55.3 +8.3
Conservative Jonas King 656 44.7 +5.6
Majority 157 10.6
Turnout 1,476 27.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase1.4

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming Elections and Results". Huntingdonshire District Council. Archived from the original on 31 August 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  2. ^ Ridley, Katie (3 July 2019). "By-election triggered after councillor resigns his seat". Hunts Post. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). Huntingonshire District Council. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  4. ^ "Ian Gardener holds Alconbury". Huntingdon Conservatives. Archived from the original on 9 July 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). Huntingonshire District Council. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  6. ^ Lynne, Freddie (22 November 2019). "Jason Ablewhite resigns as district councillor after investigation launched". CambridgeshireLive. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  7. ^ "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). Huntingonshire District Council. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  8. ^ "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). Huntingonshire District Council. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  9. ^ Butler, Clare (19 March 2021). "Tributes to 'kind, gentle' councillor following his death". Hunts Post. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  10. ^ "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). Huntingonshire District Council. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  11. ^ "Notice of Vacancy" (PDF). Huntingdonshire District Council. Archived (PDF) from the original on 9 July 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  12. ^ "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). Huntingonshire District Council. Retrieved 6 July 2021.
  13. ^ "Notice of Vacancy" (PDF). Huntingdonshire District Council. Archived (PDF) from the original on 9 July 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
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  15. ^ "Mayor". Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
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