Local election results in Rossendale
Local election results in Rossendale

The 2018 Rossendale Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Rossendale Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections. Labour remained in control of the council, despite losing one seat to the Conservatives.

Election result

Rossendale Local Election Result 2018
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 6 1 0 Increase 1 50.0 47.9 8,028 Increase 9.4
  Labour 5 0 1 Decrease 1 41.7 47.7 8,002 Increase 9.1
  Community First 1 0 0 Steady 8.3 2.7 460 Decrease 0.5
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.3 225 New
  National Front 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 56 New

Ward results

Eden

Eden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anne Cheetham 680 65.2 Increase 6.1
Labour David Rogerson 363 34.8 Increase 5.8
Majority 317 30.4 Increase 0.3
Turnout 1,047 37.1 Decrease 1.4
Conservative hold Swing

Goodshaw

Goodshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alyson Barnes 739 51.4 Increase 0.9
Conservative David Foxcroft 700 48.6 Increase 20.3
Majority 39 2.8 Decrease 19.4
Turnout 1,447 46.3 Increase 7.6
Labour hold Swing

Greenfield

Greenfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Morris 959 61.2 Decrease 2.8
Labour Lisa Bloor 608 38.8 Increase 2.8
Majority 351 22.4 Decrease 5.6
Turnout 1,578 36.9 Increase 0.2
Conservative hold Swing

Greensclough

Greensclough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Eaton 856 53.3 Increase 14.0
Labour Susan Brennan 751 46.7 Increase 11.9
Majority 105 6.6 Increase 2.1
Turnout 1,618 37.4 Decrease 0.9
Conservative hold Swing

Hareholme

Hareholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christine Gill 873 54.2 Increase 8.4
Conservative Mohammed Abdullah 739 45.8 Increase 17.6
Majority 134 8.4 Decrease 9.2
Turnout 1,618 39.3 Increase 3.2
Labour hold Swing

Healey and Whitworth

Healey and Whitworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Community First Ronald Neal 460 48.4 Decrease 11.7
Labour Rachael Barker 333 35.1 New
Conservative Jonathan Foxcroft 157 16.5 Increase 2.2
Majority 127 13.3 Decrease 21.2
Turnout 951 31.9 Increase 2.2
Community First hold Swing

Helmshore

Helmshore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Essex 1,188 56.6 Decrease 5.6
Labour Ross Charnock 911 43.4 Increase 5.6
Majority 277 13.2 Decrease 11.2
Turnout 2,103 44.4 Increase 5.5
Conservative hold Swing

Irwell

Irwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Denis Kostyan 601 49.1 Increase 16.5
Labour Michelle Smith 566 46.3 Increase 10.5
National Front Kevin Bryan 56 4.6 New
Majority 35 2.8 N/A
Turnout 1,228 29.2 Decrease 1.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Longholme

Longholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Stevens 856 53.9 Increase 11.0
Conservative Thomas Blackburn 731 46.1 Increase 12.8
Majority 125 7.8 Decrease 1.8
Turnout 1,599 36.6 Decrease 3.3
Labour hold Swing

Stacksteads

Stacksteads
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jacqueline Oakes 638 70.5 Increase 13.9
Conservative Jennifer Rigby 267 29.5 Increase 18.0
Majority 371 41.0 Increase 16.3
Turnout 907 31.9 Increase 0.2
Labour hold Swing

Whitewell

Whitewell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Karl Kempson 812 53.6 Increase 12.8
Labour Alastair Price 704 46.4 Increase 6.5
Majority 108 7.2 Increase 6.3
Turnout 1,531 36.5 Increase 2.5
Conservative hold Swing

Worsley

Worsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ann Kenyon 660 54.0 Increase 9.1
Conservative Nicola May 338 27.6 Increase 3.1
Independent Granville Barker 225 18.4 New
Majority 322 26.4 Increase 12.0
Turnout 1,230 29.6 Decrease 3.0
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Election Results 3 May 2018". Rossendale Borough Council. Retrieved 8 June 2022.