2018 Winchester City Council election

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15 of the 45 seats to Winchester City Council
23 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats before 25 20
Seats won 6 9
Seats after 23 22
Seat change -2 +2
Popular vote 17,660 15,417
Percentage 47.2 41.2

Map of the City of Winchester after the election. St Luke Ward is shown in white as it did not hold an election this year.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

Elections to Winchester City Council took place on 3 May 2018. This was on the same day as other local elections across the United Kingdom.[1][2]

Result Summary

Winchester City Council election, 2018
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 23 0 2 Decrease 2 47.2 17,660
  Liberal Democrats 22 2 0 Increase 2 41.2 15,417
  Labour 0 0 0 Steady 9.0 3,360
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 2.5 924
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0.1 52
Composition of Wards after 2016 Election (left) and 2018 Election (right)

An election was not held this year in St Luke as it is a two-member ward, with both seats previously having been up for election with the 2016 Election, and one of the seats next up for the election in 2019. Colden Common and Twyford is similarly a two-member ward, but did hold an election this time.

Ward results

Alresford & Itchen Valley

Alresford & Itchen Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Margot Julia Power 1710 49.1 +7.1
Conservative Irene Spencer 1613 46.3 -4.4
Labour Lee Arthur Hayes 161 4.6 -2.6
Majority 97 2.8
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Badger Farm & Oliver's Battery

Badger Farm & Oliver's Battery
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Brian Leslie Laming 1630 50.4 +6.7
Conservative John Royston Godbold 1329 41.1 +0.3
Green Max Priesemann 151 4.7 N/A
Labour Neil Adrian Dolby 124 3.8 -2.3
Majority 301 9.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Bishops Waltham

Bishops Waltham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Miller 1650 74.9 +23.2
Labour Steve Haines 554 25.1 +9.5
Majority 1096 49.8
Conservative hold Swing

Central Meon Valley

Central Meon Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lind Eileen Elizabeth Gemmell 1818 64.4 +11.5
Liberal Democrats Sheila Mary Campbell 735 26.0 +3.2
Labour Stan Evans 270 9.6 +0.4
Majority 1083 38.4
Conservative hold Swing

Colden Common & Twyford

Colden Common & Twyford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sue J Cook 996 48.9 +12.5
Liberal Democrats Hannah Elizabeth Williams 912 44.8 -6.1
Labour Paul James Brown 127 6.2 +0.2
Majority 84 4.1
Conservative hold Swing

Denmead

Denmead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Caroline Lorraine Brook 1211 59.3 -4.2
Liberal Democrats Judith Godwin 523 25.6 +6.3
Labour Alexander Jon Graft 168 8.2 -9.0
Green Ben Haysom-Newport 141 6.9 N/A
Majority 688 40.9
Conservative hold Swing

Southwick & Wickham

Southwick & Wickham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Neil Richard Cutler 835 52.0 -6.5
Conservative David Newberry 635 39.5 +17.1
Labour Paul Thomas Sony 136 8.5 +2.7
Majority 200 12.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St Barnabas

St Barnabas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Anne Helen Weir 1887 51.7 +14.4
Conservative Paul Charles Twelftree 1495 41.0 +4.0
Labour Adrian John Paul Field 154 4.2 -3.9
Green Robert Parker 112 3.1 N/A
Majority 392 10.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St Bartholomew

St Bartholomew
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Kathleen Mary Becker 1389 51.4 +24.8
Conservative Paul Humm 701 25.9 +2.0
Labour Philip Charles Ainsworth 384 14.2 +0.6
Green David John Walker-Nix 176 6.5 -8.4
UKIP Frances Baxter 52 1.9 -5.9
Majority 688 25.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

St Michael

St Michael
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Lynda Jane Murphy 1262 44.7 +30.2
Conservative Ian Donald Tait 1083 38.3 +3.7
Labour Charles James Richard Elderton 330 11.7 -9.2
Green Jonathan Peter Hoare Lawrence 150 5.3 -5.5
Majority 179 6.4
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

St Paul

St Paul
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Lucille Diane Thompson 1402 54.8 +16.2
Conservative Chris Hunt 703 27.5 +3.7
Labour Catherine Mary Hutchinson 331 12.9 -3.4
Green Andrew Karl Wainwright 122 4.8 -3.9
Majority 699 27.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

The Worthys

The Worthys
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Prince 1098 55.2 -4.2
Conservative Tracey Louise Anderson 746 37.5 +7.2
Labour Kimberly Jane Torkington 145 7.3 -3.0
Majority 352 17.7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Upper Meon Valley

Upper Meon Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Laurence Ruffell 1260 69.6 +3.7
Liberal Democrats Simon Hugh Bult Cook 378 20.9 +2.4
Labour June Elizabeth Kershaw 172 9.5 -6.1
Majority 882 48.7
Conservative hold Swing

Whiteley & Shedfield

Whiteley & Shedfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Roger Bentote 929 51.1 +13.6
Conservative Jess Bond 725 39.9 +4.8
Labour Laurie Clough 91 5.0 -0.3
Green Anne Coleman 72 4.0 -3.0
Majority 204 11.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Wonston & Mitcheldever

Wonston & Mitcheldever
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Patrick Brian Cunningham 1695 64.3 +2.1
Liberal Democrats Ian Alan James Gordon 727 27.6 +4.0
Labour Andrew Timothy Adams 213 8.1 -6.1
Majority 968 36.7
Conservative hold Swing

By-Elections

Upper Meon Valley

A by-election was held in Upper Meon Valley ward on 20 September 2018 after the resignation of Councillor Amber Tresahar.

Upper Meon Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hugh Michael Rawson Lumby 1039 51.6 -18.0
Liberal Democrats Lewis John North 905 44.9 +24.0
Labour June Elizabeth Kershaw 39 1.9 -7.6
Green Andrew Karl Wainwright 31 1.5 N/A
Majority 134
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Election Results". Winchester City Council. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Winchester City Council". BBC News. Retrieved 25 September 2018.