The 2019 East Cambridgeshire District Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of East Cambridgeshire District Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections. The whole council was up for election on new boundaries.[2] The Conservative Party retained control of the council.

Result summary

2019 East Cambridgeshire District Council election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 15 -21 41.9 18,328
  Liberal Democrats 13 +11 40.7 17,814
  Labour 0 - 10.3 4,514
  Green 0 - 4.7 2,037
  Independent 0 -1 1.9 848
  UKIP 0 - 0.5 229

Ward results

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Bottisham

Bottisham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Charlotte Cane 900 46.5
Liberal Democrats John Trapp 838 43.3
Conservative Matthew Shuter* 648 33.5
Conservative Bradley Thurston 571 29.5
Labour Jane Goodland 336 17.3
Labour Steven O'Dell 252 13.0
Green Steve McGrady 194 10.0
Majority 190
Turnout 1,937 43.0
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Burwell

Burwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Brown* 726 43.6
Conservative Lavinia Edwards* 642 38.5
Liberal Democrats Catherine Wrench 456 27.4
Liberal Democrats Hebe Wrench 350 21.0
Green Floramay Waterhouse 314 18.8
Labour Liz Swift 243 14.6
Labour Hilary Sage 215 12.9
UKIP Martin Cubitt 172 10.3
Majority 186
Turnout 1,667 33.7
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Downham

Downham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anna Bailey* 493 51.5
Liberal Democrats Doris Brenke 352 36.7
Independent Owen Winters 113 11.8
Majority 141 14.8
Turnout 958 39.8
Conservative win (new seat)

Ely East

Ely East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Matthew Downey 780 43.7
Conservative Lis Every* 727 40.7
Liberal Democrats Kevin Wilkins 693 38.8
Conservative Richard Hobbs* 642 36.0
Green Clive Semmens 269 15.1
Labour Isobel Morris 153 8.6
Labour Louise Moschetta 152 8.5
Majority 34
Turnout 1,785 39.3
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Ely North

Ely North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alison Whelan 591 49.7
Liberal Democrats Simon Harries 540 45.5
Conservative Mike Rouse* 410 34.5
Conservative Sarah Bellow 409 34.4
Green Steve McGrady 194 16.3
Labour Rebecca Denness 178 15.0
Labour Edward Carlsson Browne 168 14.1
Majority 130
Turnout 1,188 38.2
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Ely West

Ely West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sue Austen* 1,380 46.6
Liberal Democrats Christine Whelan* 1,330 44.9
Liberal Democrats Paola Trimarco 1,308 44.1
Conservative Helen Merrick 890 30.0
Conservative David Miller 868 29.3
Conservative Charlie Page 692 23.3
Green Gemma Bristow 511 17.2
Labour Sarah Fraser 386 13.0
Independent John Borland 354 11.9
Labour Mark Hucker 299 10.1
Labour Sarah Perkins 297 10.0
Majority 418
Turnout 2,964 38.9
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Fordham & Isleham

Fordham & Isleham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Julia Huffer* 743 53.8
Conservative Joshua Schumann* 647 46.9
Independent Derrick Beckett* 381 27.6
Liberal Democrats Connor Docwra 307 22.2
Liberal Democrats Rupert Moss-Eccardt 185 13.4
Labour Chris Crickmar 131 9.5
Labour Jamie Goodland 127 9.2
Majority 266
Turnout 1,381 29.4
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Haddenham

Haddenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Gareth Wilson 524 50.9
Conservative Stuart Smith* 358 34.8
Green Carly Juneau 80 7.8
Labour Lydia Hill 67 6.5
Majority 166 16.1
Turnout 1,029 38.6
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Littleport

Littleport
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christine Ambrose-Smith* 790 51.1
Conservative Jo Webber* 782 50.6
Conservative David Ambrose-Smith* 754 48.8
Liberal Democrats Siobhan Double 476 30.8
Green Lee Phillips 475 30.7
Liberal Democrats Lindsay Harris 440 28.5
Liberal Democrats Martyn Double 403 26.1
Majority 278
Turnout 1,545 22.1
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Soham North

Soham North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Victoria Charlesworth 599 48.3
Liberal Democrats Alec Jones 558 45.0
Conservative Mark Goldsack* 528 42.6
Conservative Carol Sennitt* 465 37.5
Labour Chris Abbott 124 10.0
Labour Eileen Foley 107 8.6
Majority 30
Turnout 1,239 24.9
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Soham South

Soham South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Bovingdon* 507 48.1
Conservative Dan Schumann* 487 46.2
Liberal Democrats Charles Warner 353 33.5
Liberal Democrats Joanna Burnett 335 31.8
Labour Lucy Frost 194 18.4
Labour Peter Tyson 143 13.6
Majority 134
Turnout 1,054 23.6
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Stretham

Stretham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bill Hunt* 964 47.5
Conservative Lisa Stubbs* 929 45.8
Liberal Democrats Rosemary Westwell 724 35.7
Liberal Democrats Pauline Wilson 676 33.3
Labour Ian Allen 357 17.6
Labour Gill Spencer 225 11.1
Majority 205
Turnout 2,029 39.8
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

Sutton

Sutton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Lorna Dupre* 1,199 69.9
Liberal Democrats Mark Inskip 925 53.9
Conservative Mike Bradley* 536 31.3
Conservative Beth Skelham 466 27.2
Majority 389
Turnout 1,715 39.1
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)
Liberal Democrats win (new seat)

Woodditton

Woodditton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Sharp* 840 52.7
Conservative Amy Starkey 814 51.0
Liberal Democrats Zoe Whelan 305 19.1
Liberal Democrats Christopher Ross 287 18.0
UKIP Richard Fullerton 229 14.4
Labour Teresa Cricmar 190 11.9
Labour Susan Smith 170 10.7
Majority 535
Turnout 1,595 30.8
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative win (new seat)

By-elections

Soham North

Soham North: 23 September 2021
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Goldsack 484 50.8 +8.2
Liberal Democrats Anne Pallett 369 38.8 -9.5
Labour Sam Mathieson 71 7.5 -2.5
Green Andrew Cohen 28 2.9 N/A
Majority 115 12.0
Turnout 952 19.2
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing Increase8.9

References

  1. ^ "East Cambridgeshire District Council". Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  2. ^ "The East Cambridgeshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2016". legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  3. ^ "District Council Elections Results - 2nd May 2019". Retrieved 27 August 2019.