2019 Ashfield District Council election

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All 35 seats to Ashfield District Council
18 seats needed for a majority
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Leader Jason Zadrozny Kevin Rostance Cheryl Butler
Party Ashfield Independents Conservative Labour
Leader's seat Larwood Hucknall West Kirkby Cross & Portland
(defeated)
Last election 0 4 22
Seats won 30 3 2
Seat change Increase30 Decrease1 Decrease20

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Map of the results of the election. Colours denote the winning party, as shown in the main table of results.

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

Ashfield Independents

The 2019 Ashfield District Council election took place on 2 May 2019, to elect all members of Ashfield District Council in England.[1]

The election resulted in the Ashfield Independents gaining control of the council with a large majority, winning 30 of the 35 seats up for election. The Labour Party suffered heavy losses, winning just 2 seats, a decrease of 20 compared with the last election in 2015.[2]

Overall election results

Ashfield District Council (Summary of Overall Results)

Within Ashfield District Council 2019
Party Candidates Votes
Stood Elected Gained Unseated Net % of total % No. Net %
  Ashfield Independents 35 30 30 0 26 64.6 39,245
  Labour 35 2 0 20 -20 18.2 11,066
  Conservative 35 3 0 1 -1 11.2 6,795
  Independent 4 0 0 4 0 3.2 1,922
  UKIP 6 0 0 0 0 1.4 822
  Liberal Democrats 3 0 0 5 -5 1.2 736
  Green 2 0 0 0 0 0.2 139

Ashfield District Council - Results by Ward

Abbey Hill

Abbey Hill (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Andy Meakin 706 73 +50
Labour Christopher Michael Murphy 176 18 -17
UKIP Moira Jean Sansom 62 6 -15
Conservative Dale Saddington 21 2 -12
Turnout 965 40%
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing

Annesley & Kirkby Woodhouse

Annesley & Kirkby Woodhouse (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Rachel Elisabeth Madden* 1,894 75 +33
Ashfield Independents Ciaran Richard Brown 1,642 65 N/A
Labour Don Davis* 410 16 -20
Labour Roo Stevens 328 13 -19
UKIP Glyn Street 185 7 -20
Conservative Paul Anthony Bedford 113 4 N/A
Conservative Tom Clark 101 4 N/A
Turnout 43%
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing
Ashfield Independents gain from Liberal Democrats

Ashfields

Ashfields (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents David Thomas Walters 970 83 N/A
Labour Damian John Darby 113 10 -16
Conservative Andrew Mark Abele 83 7 -7
Turnout 1166 40%
Ashfield Independents gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Carsic

Carsic (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents John Frederick Smallridge 708 72 N/A
Labour Cathy Mason* 241 25 -38
Conservative John Dobson 30 3 -13
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing

Central & New Cross

Central & New Cross (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Samantha Kay Deakin 1,371 81 +55
Ashfield Independents David Lawrence Hennigan 1,188 70 N/A
Labour Marty Everett 249 15 -31
Labour Crystal Jane Parker 227 13 -30
Green Arran Rangi 84 5 N/A
Conservative Nicholas Felton 62 4 N/A
Conservative Mark Richard Simons 51 3 N/A
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing

Hucknall Central

Hucknall Central (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Trevor Charles Locke 690 38 N/A
Ashfield Independents Jim Blagden 671 37 +30
Labour John Hartley Wilkinson 559 31 -10
Labour Nicolle Sibusiso Ndiweni* 540 30 -6
Conservative Trevor Ronald Peat 356 20 -8
Conservative Liz Kelly 297 16 -3
UKIP Jack Holland 279 15 -11
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour

Hucknall North

Hucknall North (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents John Anthony Wilmott* 2,011 65 +50
Ashfield Independents Lee Waters 1,879 61 N/A
Ashfield Independents Dave Shaw 1,869 60 N/A
Labour Alice Elisabeth Grice 619 20 -15
Labour Nat Mason 557 18 -12
Labour Natalie Rachael Bryan 539 17 -12
Liberal Democrats Vicki Charlton 309 10 N/A
Conservative Cathryn Georgina Rostance 281 9 -27
Liberal Democrats James Alan Harvey 231 7 N/A
Conservative David Stephen Randall 216 7 -26
Liberal Democrats Martin Alan Howes 196 6 N/A
Conservative Maria Stojak 192 6 -24
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Conservative Swing
Ashfield Independents gain from Conservative
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour

Hucknall South

Hucknall South (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lauren Amber Mitchell* 642 38 -4
Labour Keir Alexander Morrison* 606 36 -
Conservative Jan Lees 526 31 +1
Conservative Brian Anthony Willows 496 29 -1
Ashfield Independents Ben John Tomlinson 470 28 N/A
Ashfield Independents Jean Rose Toseland 461 27 N/A
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Hucknall West

Hucknall West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevin Thomas Rostance* 1,043 44 +6
Conservative Phil Rostance* 1,031 44 +8
Conservative Chris Baron* 831 35 -1
Ashfield Independents Rachael Clarke 691 29 N/A
Ashfield Independents Nicole Charlotte Paylor 653 28 N/A
Labour Patrick Stephen Ayres 642 27 -9
Ashfield Independents Gordon Kenneth Mann 610 26 N/A
Labour Louise Margaret Cooke 603 26 -8
Labour Ian Morrison 600 25 -8
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Conservative hold

Huthwaite & Brierley

Huthwaite & Brierley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Tom Hollis 1,933 81 N/A
Ashfield Independents Andrew Richard Harding 1,832 77 N/A
Labour Ali Lakin 318 13 -22
Labour Lee Michael Holland 285 12 -22
Conservative Jeff Self 100 4 -17
Conservative Adam Kevin Rostance 71 3 N/A
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing

Jacksdale

Jacksdale (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Christian Richard Chapman* 929 82 +47
UKIP Ray Young 94 8 N/A
Labour Debbie Roe 82 7 -27
Conservative Daniel James Alletson 28 2 N/A
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Kingsway

Kingsway (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Dale Anthony Grounds 763 72 N/A
Labour Mike Smith* 162 15 -35
UKIP Catheryn Elizabeth Howells 82 8 N/A
Conservative Gemma Lucy Rudge 50 5 N/A
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing

Kirkby Cross & Portland

Kirkby Cross & Portland (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Daniel Frederick Williamson 1,026 73 N/A
Labour Cheryl Butler* 308 22 -17
Conservative Derrick Joseph Hart 68 5 N/A
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing

Larwood

Larwood (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Jason Zadrozny* 993 81 +34
Labour David Kenneth Warwick 161 13 -14
Conservative Paul Andrew Sheridan 68 6 -8
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Independent Swing

Leamington

Leamington (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Sarah Jayne Madigan 712 72 N/A
Labour David Jonathan Giffiths* 184 19 -51
Independent Tony Wallis 55 6 N/A
Conservative Paul Adam Bailey 35 4 N/A
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing

Selston

Selston (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Andy Gascoyne 1,216 56 N/A
Ashfield Independents Arnie Hankin 1,169 54 N/A
Independent Sam Wilson* 818 37 -8
Independent Emma Olden 670 31 N/A
Labour Stuart William Jackson 154 7 -12
Labour Pam Lewis 116 5 -13
Conservative Rebecca Sarah Hughes 91 4 N/A
Conservative Millie Warren 54 2 N/A
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Independent Swing
Ashfield Independents gain from Independent

Skegby

Skegby (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Melanie Jane Darrington 1,629 78 N/A
Ashfield Independents Anthony Neil Brewer* 1,619 78 +44
Labour Bea Evans-Braddow 290 14 -14
Labour Paul Roberts* 255 12 -17
Conservative Keith Lewis Broughton 93 4 N/A
Conservative Daniel Yates 54 3 N/A
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing
Ashfield Independents gain from Liberal Democrats

St Marys

St Marys (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Kier Barsby 941 78 N/A
Labour William Russell Booth 211 18 -18
Conservative Shaun Alan Flowers 53 4 -11
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing

Stanton Hill & Teversal

Stanton Hill & Teversal (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Helen-Ann Smith* 726 83 +40
Labour Linford Martyn Gibbons 108 12 -20
Conservative Remi Bambo 46 5 N/A
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Summit

Summit (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents John Baird 1,472 79 +56
Ashfield Independents Warren Thomas Nuttall 1,302 70 N/A
Labour Donna Samantha Jane Gilbert 260 14 -28
Labour John Russell Knight* 250 13 -29
UKIP Janet Jeanes 120 6 -24
Conservative Lee Stuart Bradbury 39 2 N/A
Conservative Karen Simons 33 2 N/A
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing

Sutton Junction & Harlow Wood

Sutton Junction & Harlow Wood (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Matthew James Relf 1,007 88 N/A
Labour Kevin Allan Ball 104 9 -29
Conservative Leslie Norman Boyington 33 3 N/A
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing

The Dales

The Dales (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Caroline Louise Wilkinson 794 83 N/A
Labour Sinead Emily Causer 115 12 -39
Conservative Christine Jennifer Self 52 5 N/A
Turnout
Ashfield Independents gain from Labour Swing

Underwood

Underwood (1)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents David Bernard Martin 698 54 N/A
Independent Dawn Justice 379 30 N/A
Conservative Dawn Hodgman 97 8 -10
Green Simon Philip Towle 55 4 N/A
Labour Tracy Sowter 52 4 -13
Turnout 1281 48
Ashfield Independents gain from Independent Swing

By-elections

Annesley and Kirkby Woodhouse

Annesley and Kirkby Woodhouse: 6 May 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Jamie Bell 1,630 74.9
Labour Perry Woodhouse 547 25.1
Majority 1,083 49.8
Turnout 2,177
Ashfield Independents hold Swing

Skegby

Skegby: 6 May 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ashfield Independents Will Bostock 1,137 60.7
Conservative Sam Howlett 426 22.7
Labour Joanne Booker-Varley 310 16.6
Majority 711 38.0
Turnout 1,873
Ashfield Independents hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Ashfield District Council - Elections".
  2. ^ "Ashfield District Council". BBC News. Retrieved 4 May 2019.