2019 Eastleigh election
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13 of 39 seats (One Third) to Eastleigh Borough Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Conservative Independents
Last election 10, 51.1% 2, 27.2% 1, 6.2%
Seats won 12 (34 total) 0 (2 total) 1 (3 total)
Seat change Increase 2 Decrease 2 Steady 0
Popular vote 17,305 6,495 1,952
Percentage 52.1% 19.5% 5.9%
Swing Increase1.0% Decrease7.7% Decrease0.3%

Eastleigh UK local election 2019 map.svg
Results by ward in 2019. White denotes no election held in this ward this year

Council control before election

Liberal Democrats

Council control after election

Liberal Democrats

The 2019 Eastleigh Borough Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect one third of members of Eastleigh Borough Council.[1][2] The outcome was a strengthened majority for the incumbent Liberal Democrats who gained two Conservative seats. No election was held in Botley, a two-member ward, this year.

Results

The Liberal Democrats further strengthened their already large majority, with an increased vote share. They gained two Conservative seats, Fair Oak & Horton Heath and Hiltingbury. The Liberal Democrats successfully defended 10 seats up for reelection, whilst Independent Councillor Raymond Dean retained his Bishopstoke seat with an increased majority

The overall vote share also rose for the Liberal Democrats, as well as for UKIP and the Greens, whilst the Conservative vote share fell, alongside that of Labour and Independents.

Eastleigh Borough 2019
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 34 2 0 Increase2 87.2 52.1 17,305 Increase1
  Conservative 2 0 2 Decrease2 5.1 19.5 6,495 Decrease7.7
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 9.6 3,201 Increase7.5
  Labour 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 6.9 2,296 Decrease5.1
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 6.0 1,977 Increase4.6
  Independent 3 0 0 Steady 7.7 5.9 1,952 Decrease0.3

Ward Results

A * denotes an incumbent councillor seeking reelection.

Bishopstoke

Bishopstoke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Raymond Dean* 1,666 46.3 +6.3
Liberal Democrats Trevor Mignot 1,287 37.8 +3.2
UKIP John Edwards 277 7.7 -0.3
Conservative Phillip Parkinson-Shanley 225 6.3 -3.7
Labour Christine McKeone 144 4.0 -13.3
Majority 379 10.49
Turnout 3,611 43.26
Independent hold Swing

Bursledon & Hound North

Bursledon & Hound North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Lindsey Rich* 1,182 61.2 +4.9
Conservative Lisa Moody 396 20.5 -4.7
UKIP Janet Weller 214 11.1 +4.9
Labour Peter Chilton 142 7.3 -2.4
Majority 786 40.26
Turnout 1,952 30.09
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Chandler's Ford

Chandler's Ford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Timothy Groves* 1,736 54.8 +5.4
Conservative Daniel Newcombe 748 23.6 -7.3
UKIP Peter House 295 9.3 +4.2
Green Paul Openshaw 212 6.7 N/A
Labour Jennifer Prior 177 5.6 -3.4
Majority 987 31.05
Turnout 3,178 38.00
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Eastleigh Central

Eastleigh Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jephthe Dougie* 1,111 48.9 +9.7
Labour Joshua Constable 400 17.6 -8.5
UKIP Andrew Moore 318 14.0 +1.7
Conservative Nicholas Arnold 267 11.8 -7.1
Green Nicholas Tann 175 7.7 -4.2
Majority 711 31.18
Turnout 2,280 29.63
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Eastleigh North

Eastleigh North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sara Tyson-Payne* 1,195 49.2 +11.0
Conservative Simon Payne 297 12.2 -3.8
Independent David Betts 286 11.8 -9.2
Labour Kathleen O'Neill 238 9.8 -2.5
UKIP John Smith 229 9.4 +2.6
Green Alexander Hughes 184 7.6 -1.3
Majority 898 36.90
Turnout 2,433 32.68
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Eastleigh South

Eastleigh South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Darshan Mann* 1,130 54.6 +11.7
Labour Gordon Clark 344 16.6 -10.2
UKIP Glenn Bryan 338 16.3 +6.0
Conservative Stephen Wildin 259 12.5 -5.8
Majority 786 37.78
Turnout 2,080 28.63
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Fair Oak & Horton Heath

Fair Oak & Horton Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Michelle Marsh 1,205 40.3 +2.3
Conservative Steven Broomfield* 821 27.5 -12.6
Green Jack Stapleton 415 13.9 ±0.0
UKIP Martin Lyon 391 13.1 +0.6
Labour Jillian Payne 156 5.2 -8.6
Majority 384 12.76
Turnout 3,009 38.49
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Hamble & Netley

Hamble & Netley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Adam Manning* 1,640 59.1 +3.3
Conservative Jeanette Fox 453 16.3 -11.6
Green Susan Robson 263 9.5 N/A
UKIP Andrew Whitehouse 247 8.9 N/A
Labour Trudi White 171 6.2 -3.8
Majority 1187 42.51
Turnout 2,792 35.01
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hedge End North

Hedge End North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ian Corben* 1,255 59.6 +7.0
Conservative James Allen 378 18.0 -8.7
Green Rosanna Campbell 187 8.9 -0.2
UKIP John Tomlin 146 6.9 +3.0
Labour Geoff Budd 138 6.6 -5.2
Majority 877 41.44
Turnout 2,116 28.14
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hedge End South

Hedge End South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Cynthia Garton* 1,878 61.6 +6.3
Conservative Christopher Yates 666 21.8 -8.3
UKIP Benjamin Jones 261 8.6 +4.7
Labour Betty Layland 128 4.2 -0.4
Green Chetana Greenwood 117 3.8 N/A
Majority 1212 39.46
Turnout 3,071 35.20
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Hiltingbury

Hiltingbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats James Duguid 1,905 50.6 +8.9
Conservative Michael Hughes* 1,370 36.4 -10.3
Green Janice Openshaw 199 5.3 N/A
UKIP Jean Leech 184 4.9 N/A
Labour John Prior 109 2.9 -3.2
Majority 535 14.13
Turnout 3,786 46.08
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

West End North

West End North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Gomer* 882 59.6 +0.6
Conservative Benjamin Burcombe-Filer 273 18.4 -4.8
UKIP George McGuinness 140 9.5 +5.1
Green Glynn Fleming 125 8.4 +0.7
Labour Geoffrey Kosted 60 4.1 -2.5
Majority 609 40.92
Turnout 1,488 33.72
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

West End South

West End South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Timothy Bearder 899 56.5 +1.5
Conservative Jeremy Hall 342 21.5 -9.1
UKIP Christopher Greenwood 161 10.1 +0.6
Green Tracy Weeks 100 6.3 -1.6
Labour Stephen Willoughby 89 5.6 -3.6
Majority 557 34.79
Turnout 1,601 32.29
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Eastleigh Borough Council". BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Declaration of Result of Poll" (PDF). Eastleigh Borough Council. Retrieved 2 March 2020.