2019 Epping Forest District Council election

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18 seats to Epping Forest District Council
28 seats needed for a majority
Turnout26.8% (Increase2.0%)
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Chris Whitbread Janet Whitehouse Steven Neville
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats Green
Leader's seat Epping Lindsey and Thornwood Common Epping Hemnall Buckhurst Hill East
Last election 39 seats, 43.7% 2 seats, 15.4% 2 seats, 7.7%
Seats before 39 2 2
Seats won 36 3 3
Seat change Decrease3 Increase1 Increase1
Popular vote 7,612 3,958 976
Percentage 50.4% 26.2% 6.4%
Swing Increase6.7% Increase10.8% Decrease1.3%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Leader Julian Leppert Mitch Diamond-Conway[1]
Party For Britain Labour
Leader's seat Waltham Abbey Paternoster None
Last election 0 seats, N/A 0 seat, 10.1%
Seats before 0 0
Seats won 1 0
Seat change Increase1 Steady
Popular vote 571 1,110
Percentage 3.7% 7.3%
Swing N/A Decrease2.8%

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Results of the 2019 District Council elections

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Council composition following the election

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2019 Epping Forest District Council election will take place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of Epping Forest District Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.

Ward Results

Figures are compared to the last time these seats were contested in any election cycle for the Epping Forest District Council election, this is indicated.

Broadley Common, Epping Upland and Nazeing

Broadley Common, Epping Upland and Nazeing (compared with 2015 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Avey 313 71.6 Increase21.2
Green Anna Widdup 87 19.9 Increase12.5
Liberal Democrats Edward Barnard 37 8.4 Increase6.2
Majority 226 51.7 Increase41.0
Turnout 437 25.0 Increase7.0
Conservative hold Swing

Buckhurst Hill West

Buckhurst Hill West (compared with 2018 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Aniket Patel 977 47.7 Decrease0.3
Liberal Democrats Joseph Barkham 891 43.5 Increase4.4
Labour Jill Bostock 126 6.1 New
Young People's Thomas Hall 51 2.4 New
Majority 86 4.2 Decrease4.7
Turnout 2,045 38.0 Increase3.0
Conservative hold Swing

Chipping Ongar, Greensted and Marden Ash

Chipping Ongar, Greensted and Marden Ash (compared with 2018 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Keska 573 59.5 Decrease10.0
Liberal Democrats Allan Edmunds 224 23.2 Decrease7.2
English Democrat Robin Tilbrook 166 17.2 New
Majority 349 36.3 Decrease2.8
Turnout 963 28.0 Decrease2.0
Conservative hold Swing

Epping Hemnall

Epping Hemnall (compared with 2018 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Cherry McCredie 1,066 62.7 Increase1.5
Conservative Michael Ellis 547 32.2 Increase2.9
Labour Inez Collier 85 5.0 Decrease4.3
Majority 519 30.5 Decrease1.4
Turnout 1,698 35.0 Decrease3.0
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Epping Lindsey and Thornwood Common

Epping Lindsey and Thornwood Common (compared with 2018 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Whitbread 862 46.0 Increase2.3
Liberal Democrats Ingrid Black 783 41.8 Decrease0.2
Labour Simon Bullough 116 6.2 Decrease3.2
Independent Barry Johns 109 5.8 New
Majority 79 4.2 Increase2.5
Turnout 1,870 35.0 Decrease1.0
Conservative hold Swing

Grange Hill

Grange Hill (compared with 2018 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sheree Rackham 699 64.0 Increase6.1
Labour Kay Morrison 392 36.0 Increase3.8
Majority 307 28.0 Increase2.3
Turnout 1,091 21.0 Decrease5.0
Conservative hold Swing

Hastingwood, Matching and Sheering

Hastingwood, Matching and Sheering (compared with 2015 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Richard Morgan Unopposed
Majority New New Increase53.9
Turnout New New
Independent hold Swing

Lambourne

Lambourne (compared with 2015 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Rolfe 316 74.7 Increase5.1
Liberal Democrats Richard Griffiths 107 25.3 New
Majority 209 49.4 Increase10.1
Turnout 423 27.0 Decrease41.0
Conservative hold Swing

Lower Nazeing

Lower Nazeing (compared with 2018 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Bassett 532 59.3 Decrease9.2
UKIP Martin Harvey 208 23.2 Increase12.5
Liberal Democrats Elaine Thatcher 156 17.4 Increase8.1
Majority 324 36.1 Decrease21.2
Turnout 896 27.0 Increase3.0
Conservative hold Swing

Lower Sheering

Lower Sheering (compared with 2015 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Stalker 264 68.2 Decrease1.6
Liberal Democrats Pesh Kapasiawala 123 31.8 New
Majority 141 36.4 Decrease3.3
Turnout 387 23.0 Decrease46.0
Conservative hold Swing

North Weald Bassett

North Weald Bassett (compared with 2018 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jaymey McIvor 470 53.5 Decrease26.0
Independent Andy Tyler 225 25.6 New
Liberal Democrats Georgia Simmons 183 20.8 Increase0.4
Majority 245 27.9 Decrease31.2
Turnout 878 24.0 Decrease5.0
Conservative hold Swing

Roydon

Roydon (compared with 2015 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mary Sartin 341 71.3 Decrease12.0
Labour Stuart Shipton 76 15.8 Decrease0.8
Liberal Democrats Clive Amos 61 12.7 New
Majority 265 55.5 Decrease1.2
Turnout 478 28.0 Decrease52.0
Conservative hold Swing

Shelley

Shelley (compared with 2015 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Bedford Unopposed
Majority New New Increase51.7
Turnout New New
Conservative hold Swing

Waltham Abbey High Beach

Waltham Abbey High Beach (compared with 2015 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Syd Stavrou 295 59.9 Decrease7.7
Liberal Democrats Naomi Davies 101 20.5 New
Independent Paul Morris 96 19.5 Decrease12.8
Majority 194 39.4 Increase4.1
Turnout 492 25.0 Decrease39.0
Conservative hold Swing

Waltham Abbey North East

Waltham Abbey North East (compared with 2016 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lillian Mitchell 457 60.5 Increase2.9
Green Rebecca Fricker 182 24.1 Increase16.5
Liberal Democrats Timothy Vaughan 116 15.3 Increase6.4
Majority 275 36.4 Increase1.6
Turnout 755 24.0 Decrease3.0
Conservative hold Swing

Waltham Abbey Paternoster

Waltham Abbey Paternoster (compared with 2018 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
For Britain Julian Leppert 321 40.7 New
Conservative Liz Webster 227 28.8 Decrease21.7
Labour Gareth Rawlings 140 17.7 Decrease12.0
Green Vernon Gurtner 69 8.7 Decrease2.6
Liberal Democrats Nick Read 31 3.9 New
Majority 94 11.9 N/A
Turnout 788 23.0 Increase3.0
For Britain gain from Conservative Swing

Waltham Abbey Honey Lane

Waltham Abbey Honey Lane (compared with 2018 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sam Kane 437 40.2 Decrease15.3
For Britain Patricia Richardson 250 23.0 New
Labour Robert Greyson 175 16.1 Decrease0.3
Green Carina Hall 145 13.3 Increase1.4
Liberal Democrats Philip Chadburn 79 7.2 Increase2.1
Majority 187 17.2 Decrease21.9
Turnout 1,086 23.0 Decrease3.0
Conservative hold Swing

Waltham Abbey South West

Waltham Abbey South West (compared with 2016 results)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Dave Plummer 493 62.0 Increase38.4
Conservative Ricki Gadsby 302 38.0 Decrease3.6
Majority 191 24.0 N/A
Turnout 795 24.0 Increase1.0
Green gain from Conservative Swing

References

  1. ^ "Radical changes at Labour party after Momentum group meeting". Epping Forest Guardian.