Council elections for the Borough of Chorley were held on 2 May 2019 as part of the 2019 United Kingdom local elections.

All locally registered electors (British, Irish, Commonwealth and European Union citizens) who are aged 18 or over on polling day are entitled to vote in the local elections.

The result was a hold for the ruling Labour group.[1]

Results summary

The results of the 2019 elections are summarised below.[2]

2019 Chorley Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 13 Increase 5 86.7 24 37 78.7 12,640 52.6
  Conservative 2 Decrease 5 13.3 6 8 17.0 8,686 36.1
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 2 2 4.3 0 0.0
  Liberal Democrats 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,046 4.4
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 906 3.8
  Brexit Party 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 765 3.2

Ward results

Adlington & Anderton

Adlington & Anderton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour June Molyneaux 1,063 56.1
Conservative Paul Lowe 694 31.3
Liberal Democrats Philip Pilling 239 12.6
Majority 369
Turnout 2,052 34.3
Labour hold Swing

Astley & Buckshaw

Astley & Buckshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Laura Lennox 833 47.9
Conservative Peter Malpas 683 39.3
Green David Harrison 223 12.8
Majority 150
Turnout 1,764 33.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Chisnall

Chisnall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julia Berry 587 45.8
Conservative Martin Bashforth 414 32.3
Brexit Party Kerry Welsh 281 21.9
Majority 173
Turnout 1,293 39.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Chorley East

Chorley East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terry Brown 1,091 78.8
Conservative Clare Grew 294 21.2
Majority 797
Turnout 1,426 27.5
Labour hold Swing

Chorley North East

Chorley North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marion Lowe 948 70.3
Conservative Philip Loynes 400 29.7
Majority 548
Turnout 1,404 29.3
Labour hold Swing

Chorley North West

Chorley North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Aaron Beaver 978 49.0
Conservative Patricia Haughton 666 33.4
Green Nicola Adshead 246 12.3
Liberal Democrats Zeljko Krizanac 106 5.3
Majority 312
Turnout 2,030 43.8
Labour hold Swing

Chorley South East

Chorley South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Walmsley 946 55.1
Conservative Neil Baglow 524 30.5
Green James Melling 248 14.4
Majority 422
Turnout 1,749 30.4
Labour hold Swing

Chorley South West

Chorley South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Lees 878 55.0
Conservative Marie Gray 340 21.3
Green Jane Weston 189 11.8
Liberal Democrats Diane Curtis 188 11.8
Majority 538
Turnout 1,624 26.7
Labour hold Swing

Clayton-le-Woods North

Clayton-le-Woods North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Murfitt 767 52.4
Conservative Carole Billouin 438 29.9
Liberal Democrats Gail Ormston 259 17.7
Majority 329
Turnout 1,514 30.8
Labour hold Swing

Clayton-le-Woods West & Cuerden

Clayton-le-Woods West & Cuerden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Gabbott 650 44.8
Conservative Michael Muncaster 566 39.0
UKIP John Ward 234 16.1
Majority 84
Turnout 1,468 35.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Clayton-le-Woods & Whittle-le-Woods

Clayton-le-Woods & Whittle-le-Woods
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mark Clifford 1,121 48.3
Conservative Gergory Morgan 948 40.8
Liberal Democrats Glenda Charlesworth 254 10.9
Majority 173
Turnout 2,370 36.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Coppull

Coppull
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alex Hilton 927 69.9
Conservative Sandra Mercer 400 30.1
Majority 527
Turnout 1,394 27.6
Labour hold Swing

Eccleston & Mawdesley

Eccleston & Mawdesley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martin Boardman 1,066 54.2
Labour Catherine Donegan 649 33.0
Brexit Party Richard Croll 250 12.7
Majority 417
Turnout 1,997 39.3
Conservative hold Swing

Euxton South

Euxton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Debra Platt 620 52.8
Labour Terence Howarth 554 47.2
Majority 66
Turnout 1,230 38.7
Conservative hold Swing

Lostock

Lostock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Sloan 648 50.6
Conservative Doreen Dickinson 633 49.4
Majority 15
Turnout 1,330 38.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

References