The 2019 Darlington Borough Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of the Darlington Borough Council in England. It was held on the same day as other local elections.

Results summary

2019 Darlington Borough Council election[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 22 7 2 Increase 5 44.0 41.9 23,859
  Labour 20 0 9 Decrease 9 40.0 33.5 19,104
  Independent 3 2 0 Increase 2 6.0 5.6 3,173
  Liberal Democrats 3 1 1 Steady 6.0 4.3 2,441
  Green 2 2 0 Increase 2 4.0 13.3 7,584
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.8 429
  For Britain 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.6 362

Ward results

Bank Top & Lascelles

Bank Top & Lascelles
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Darrien Wright 602 52.3 New
Labour Helen Crumbie 421 36.6
Labour Maureen Newall 419 36.4
Labour Mandy Porter 368 32.0
Independent David Williams 276 24.0
Conservative Robert Mills 267 23.2
Conservative Simon Nicholson 263 22.9
Green Kevin Lewis 256 22.3
Majority
Turnout
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Brinkburn & Faverdale

Brinkburn & Faverdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Scott Durham 671 46.4
Conservative Rachel Mills 642 44.4
Conservative Valerie Preston 575 39.7
Labour Michael Adams 465 32.1
Labour Jonathan Vasey 440 30.4
Labour Elizabeth Watson 432 29.9
Green Terri Hankinson 322 22.3
For Britain Michael Joyce 145 10.0 New
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Cockerton

Cockerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janet Cossins 549 44.6
Labour Paul Baldwin 526 42.8
Labour Edwin Heslop 479 38.9
Conservative John Bell 451 36.7
Conservative Jack Sowerby 372 30.2
Conservative Margaret Donoghue 371 30.2
Green Ty Hankinson 259 21.1
Liberal Democrats Charlotte Curry 144 11.7
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

College

College
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Matthew Snedker 944 54.0
Green Bryony Holroyd 788 45.1
Conservative Ian Galletley 717 41.0
Conservative Nigel Kendrew 575 32.9
Labour Susan Richmond 189 10.8
Labour Anna Wilson 168 9.6
Majority
Turnout
Green gain from Conservative Swing
Green gain from Conservative Swing

Eastbourne

Eastbourne
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Kevin Nicholson 1,046 71.2
Independent Steven Tait 917 62.4
Conservative Jonathan Dulston 541 36.8
Green Richard Wise 336 22.9
Labour David Beckett 325 22.1
Labour James Garner 306 20.8
Labour James McGill 283 19.3
Majority
Turnout
Independent hold Swing
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Harrowgate Hill

Harrowgate Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Bell 658 40.4
Conservative Jonathan Clarke 647 39.7
Labour Lynn Paley 612 37.6
Labour Martin Landers 598 36.7
Conservative John Evans 597 36.7
Labour John Vasey 547 33.6
Green Christopher Brown 367 22.5
Independent Ian Ferguson 333 20.5 New
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing

Haughton & Springfield

Haughton & Springfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christopher McEwan 669 46.1
Labour Andrew Scott 652 44.9
Labour Nicholas Wallis 590 40.6
Conservative Paul Culley 566 39.0
Conservative David Willis 480 33.1
Conservative Patricia Tobin 477 32.9
Green Michael McTimoney 325 22.4
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Heighington & Coniscliffe

Heighington & Coniscliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gerald Lee 879 70.1
Conservative Paul Cruddas 734 58.5
Green Helen Kinch 270 21.5
Labour Ben Hall 172 13.7
Labour Elizabeth Muggleton 171 13.6
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Hummersknott

Hummersknott
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Johnson 714 55.1
Conservative Paul Howell 672 51.9
Independent Alan Coultas 405 31.3 New
Green Kathryn Barley 272 21.0
Labour Gareth Robson 188 14.5
Labour Ryan Ward 145 11.2
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Hurworth

Hurworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lorraine Tostevin 556 51.1
Conservative Christy Chou 489 44.9
Liberal Democrats Scott Wood 373 34.3
Green Richard Lawley 338 31.0
Labour Rosie Dixon 122 11.2
Labour Rebecca Taylor 111 10.2
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Mowden

Mowden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pauline Culley 818 62.7
Conservative Alan Marshall 783 60.0
Green Michael Cooke 276 21.1
Labour Dorothy Long 265 20.3
Labour Elaine Hope 258 19.8
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

North Road

North Road
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Anne-Marie Curry 562 46.8
Liberal Democrats Hilary Allen 501 41.7
Liberal Democrats Nigel Boddy 412 34.3
Labour Dawn Storr 352 29.3
Labour Mark Barron 309 25.7
Labour Louise Graham 285 23.7
UKIP Graham Smurthwaite 205 17.1
Green Anna-Maria Thain 169 14.1
Conservative Emma Huscroft 137 11.4
Conservative Louise Heaps 128 10.7
Conservative Janet Galletley 121 10.1
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

Northgate

Northgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Syeda Miah 387 52.4
Labour Eleanor Lister 364 49.3
Conservative Hayley Gilbert 164 22.2
Green Neil Kang-Scarth 133 18.0
Conservative Christine Taylor 129 17.5
For Britain Frazer Spence 83 11.2 New
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Park East

Park East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cynthia Hughes 567 44.9
Labour Elizabeth McCollum 556 44.1
Labour Michael Nicholson 474 37.6
Green Jonathan Barley 276 21.9
Conservative Mark Askew 255 20.2
Conservative Carol Johnson 250 19.8
Conservative Andrew Wattsford 227 18.0
UKIP Leigh Porter 224 17.7
Liberal Democrats Lynda Daynes 199 15.8
Liberal Democrats William Lawrie 143 11.3
For Britain Kevin Brack 134 10.6 New
Liberal Democrats Norman Webber 107 8.5
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Park West

Park West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Heather Scott 719 46.7
Conservative Robert Donoghue 673 43.7
Green Martin Wood 543 35.3
Green Louise Maddison 477 31.0
Labour Kim Baldwin 286 18.6
Labour James Hughes 285 18.5
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Pierremont

Pierremont
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Harker 704 50.0
Labour Linda Hughes 659 46.8
Labour Maryclaire Layton 628 44.6
Conservative Joanne Barker 453 32.2
Conservative Philip Bale 441 31.3
Conservative Margaret Kendrew 374 26.6
Green Michael Chapman 331 23.5
Independent David Davies 196 13.9 New
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Red Hall & Lingfield

Red Hall & Lingfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sam Howarth 373 48.3
Labour Hilary Lucas 350 45.3
Conservative Geoffrey Bartch 257 33.3
Conservative Kyle Bartch 242 31.3
Green Francesca Wood 178 23.1
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Sadberge & Middleton St. George

Sadberge & Middleton St. George
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Jones 1,055 71.9
Conservative Doris Jones 1,047 71.4
Conservative Deborah Long 907 61.8
Labour John Crowther 334 22.8
Green Peter Commane 332 22.6
Labour Barbara Beacher 230 15.7
Labour Sandra Thorne-Wallis 220 15.0
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Stephenson

Stephenson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Renton 400 53.3
Labour Ian Haszeldine 270 36.0
Labour Sonia Kane 264 35.2
Green Lucy Chapman 207 27.6
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing

Whinfield

Whinfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jamie Bartch 683 55.0
Conservative Andrew Keir 682 54.9
Labour Amandad McEwan 384 30.9
Labour Lily Vasey 353 28.4
Green Brian Tudor 185 14.9
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

By-elections

Hummersknott

Hummersknott: 6 May 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jack Sowerby 971 49.9 +4.7
Green Thomas Robinson 809 41.6 +24.4
Labour John Sloss 120 6.2 -5.7
Liberal Democrats Vicky Atkinson 32 1.6 N/A
For Britain Monty Brack 14 0.7 N/A
Majority 162 8.3
Turnout 1,946
Conservative hold Swing Decrease9.9

References

  1. ^ "Borough and Parish Elections results - Thursday 2 May 2019". www.darlington.gov.uk. Retrieved 13 December 2020.