2019 Mansfield District Council election

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All 36 seats to Mansfield District Council
19 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Mansfield Independent Forum Independent
Last election 18 16 0
Seats before 17 19 0
Seats won 15 13 6
Seat change -2 -3 +6
Popular vote 8,155 8,245 1,789
Percentage 34.3% 34.6% 7.5%
Swing -13.6% -3.1% +3.5%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party Conservative UKIP Liberal Democrats
Last election 0 2 New Party
Seats before 1 0 0
Seats won 2 0 0
Seat change +1 -2 0
Popular vote 5,062 540 16
Percentage 21.3% 2.3% 0.1
Swing +18.3% -5.2% +0.1%

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

No overall control

The 2019 Mansfield District Council election took place on 2 May 2019, to elect all 36 seats to the Mansfield District Council in Nottinghamshire, England.[1] It was prior to the election run by the Mansfield Independent Forum.

Election Results

As of January 2020 the council composition is:

Labour Party (UK): 14 Mansfield Independent Forum: 14 Independent (politician): 6 Conservative Party UK: 2

Results by ward

Abbott

Answer was elected as a UKIP councillor in 2015 before rejoining the Mansfield Independent Forum.

Abbott
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Barry Answer 481 61.8 N/A
Labour Chris Clarke 205 26.3 -20.7
Conservative Jamie Hemmings 92 11.8 N/A
Turnout
Majority 276 35.5 N/A
Mansfield Independent gain from UKIP Swing N/A

Berry Hill

Berry Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Andrew Tristram 630 58.1 +4.1
Conservative Cathryn Fletcher 307 28.3 -2.7
Labour Mark Dobb 117 10.8 -4.2
Independent Zenko Bilas 30 2.8 N/A
Turnout
Majority 323 29.8 N/A
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Brick Kiln

Brick Kiln
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terry Clay 292 48.9 -7.1
Mansfield Independent Lee Browne 127 21.3 -22.7
UKIP Daniel Hartshorn 103 17.3 N/A
Conservative Anna Ellis 75 12.6 N/A
Turnout
Majority 165 27.6 +15.6
Labour hold Swing

Broomhill

Broomhill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Marion Bradshaw 242 50.2 +2.1
Mansfield Independent Ian Sheppard 165 34.2 -17.7
Conservative David Fell 75 15.6 N/A
Turnout
Majority 77 16.0 N/A
Labour gain from Mansfield Independent Swing +9.9

Bull Farm and Pleasley Hill

Bull Farm and Pleasley Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sonya Ward 378 51 +9.7
Mansfield Independent Ellen Colley 175 23.6 -8.1
UKIP Peter Holder 120 16.2 -10.8
Conservative John Roughton 68 9.1 N/A
Turnout
Majority 203 27.4 +4.4
Labour hold Swing +8.4

Carr Bank and Ravensdale

Carr Bank and Ravensdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Stuart Wallace 298 52.1 -1.5
Labour Darren Hunt 189 33 -13.4
Conservative Russell Talbot 85 14.9 N/A
Turnout
Majority 108 29.1 N/A
Mansfield Independent hold Swing -8.2

Eakring

Eakring
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sinead Anderson 343 40.7 N/A
Mansfield Independent Stewart Rickersey 216 25.6 -36.4
Labour Paul Bradshaw 187 22.2 -15.8
UKIP Alexander Smith 96 11.4 N/A
Turnout
Majority 127 15.1 N/A
Conservative gain from Mansfield Independent Swing N/A

Grange Farm

Grange Farm
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent June Stendall 277 33.9 +3.5
Conservative Laura Hemmings 204 25.0 N/A
Mansfield Independent Nick Bennett 179 21.9 N/A
Labour Lesley Wright 156 19.1 -5.3
Turnout
Majority 73 8.9 N/A
Independent gain from Mansfield Independent Swing +13.4

Holly

Holly
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Martin Wright 500 64.9 -1.1
Labour Jacob Denness 150 19.5 -14.5
Conservative Bo Hitchmough 120 15.6 N/A
Turnout
Majority 350 45.4 +13.4
Mansfield Independent hold Swing -8.4

Hornby

Hornby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Steve Bodle 280 43.6 N/A
Labour Joyce Bosnjak 188 29.3 -21.7
Conservative Ricky-Lee Cooke 174 27.1 N/A
Turnout
Majority 98 14.3 N/A
Mansfield Independent gain from Labour Swing +32.7

Kings Walk

Between 2017-19 the former Mansfield Independent councillor sat as a Conservative.

Kings Walk
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Ben Birchall 238 39.4 -17.1
Conservative Hazel Webster 194 32.1 N/A
Labour Shane Draper 172 28.5 -15.0
Turnout
Majority 44 7.3 -5.6
Mansfield Independent hold Swing -24.6

Kingsway

Kingsway
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mark Fretwell 215 34.2 -7.4
Conservative Kelvin Peters 140 22.3 -5.2
UKIP Allan Dallman 140 22.3 N/A
Mansfield Independent Gio Loperfido 133 21.2 -7.7
Turnout
Majority 75 11.9 -0.8
Labour hold Swing -14.9

Ladybrook

Ladybrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sue Swinscoe 255 49.3 -8.7
Mansfield Independent Denis O'Neil 173 33.5 -3.5
Conservative Kevin Bradley 89 17.2 N/A
Turnout
Majority 82 15.8 -5.2
Labour hold Swing -13.0

Lindhurst

Lindhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Roger Sutcliffe 375 41.3 -20.7
Conservative Rob Elliman 367 40.4 N/A
Labour Anne Callaghan 166 18.3 -5.7
Turnout
Majority 8 0.9 -37.1
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Ling Forest

Ling Forest
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Bill Drewett 253 38.6 -24.4
Conservative Fiona Burke 204 31.1 N/A
Labour Adrian Harpham 117 17.9 -19.1
UKIP Colleen Smith 81 12.4 N/A
Turnout
Majority 49 7.5 -18.5
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Manor

In the 2015 elections, Manor ward went uncontested.

Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Craig Whitby 289 35.1 N/A
Conservative Bethan Eddy 275 33.4 N/A
Mansfield Independent Damian Bennett 260 31.5 N/A
Turnout
Majority 14 1.7 N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A

Market Warsop

Market Warsop
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Debra Barlow 273 41.1 N/A
Labour Louise Husband 218 32.8 -30.2
Mansfield Independent Lol Brown 91 13.7 -24.3
Conservative Kristyna Ellis 83 12.5 N/A
Turnout
Majority 65 8.3 N/A
Independent gain from Labour Swing N/A

Maun Valley

Maun Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Mick Barton 482 59 -4.0
Conservative Rob Corden 179 21.9 N/A
Labour Andy Chambers 156 19.1 -17.9
Turnout
Majority 303 37.1 +11.1
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Meden

Meden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andy Wetton 390 60.9 -10.1
Conservative James Ellis 131 20.5 N/A
Mansfield Independent Denise Answer 119 18.6 -10.4
Turnout
Majority 259 40.4 -1.6
Labour hold Swing N/A

Netherfield

Netherfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Phil Shields 323 54.1 +20.1
Labour Michelle Swordy 149 25.0 -11.0
Conservative James Thomas 97 16.2 N/A
Mansfield Independent Ben Donald 28 4.7 N/A
Turnout
Majority 164 29.1 N/A
Independent gain from Labour Swing N/A

Newgate

Sissons was originally elected in 2015 for the Mansfield Independent Forum but defected in 2018 with Stephen Garner to sit as an Independent.

Newgate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Andy Sissons 243 52.4 N/A
Labour Steve Gapski 131 28.2 -16.8
Mansfield Independent Tris Glenn 56 12.1 -42.9
Conservative Richard Yates 34 7.2 N/A
Turnout
Majority 112 24.2 N/A
Independent gain from Mansfield Independent Swing N/A

Newlands

Newlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Sid Walker 342 52.1 N/A
Labour Clare Dobb 194 29.5 -18.5
Conservative Jonathan Williams 121 18.4 N/A
Turnout
Majority 148 22.6 N/A
Mansfield Independent gain from UKIP Swing N/A

Oakham

Oakham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lee Anderson 343 44.5 +13.0
Labour Martin Lee 226 29.3 -4.6
Mansfield Independent Kevin Brown 202 26.2 -8.4
Turnout
Majority 137 15.2 N/A
Conservative gain from Mansfield Independent Swing +10.7

Oak Tree

Hopewell was previously elected in 2011 and 2015 as the Labour councillor for the ward but later defected.

Oak Tree
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Vaughan Hopewell 274 56.1 +17.1
Labour Hayley Dallman 163 33.4 -27.6
Conservative Janis Clarke 51 10.5 N/A
Turnout
Majority 111 22.7 N/A
Mansfield Independent gain from Labour Swing +22.5

Park Hall

Park Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ann Norman 256 42.5 -19.5
Mansfield Independent Dean Ellis 243 40.3 N/A
Conservative Victor Bobo 104 17.2 N/A
Turnout
Majority 13 2.2 -21.8
Labour hold Swing N/A

Peafields

Peafields
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Daniel Redfern 262 38.3 N/A
Labour Julie Graves 211 30.8 -20.2
Conservative Katerina Roberts 122 17.8 N/A
Mansfield Independent Lee Palmer 89 13.0 -36.0
Turnout
Majority 51 7.5 N/A
Independent gain from Labour Swing N/A

Penniment

Penniment
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stuart Richardson 304 48.8 -12.2
Mansfield Independent Adrian Nita 226 36.3 -2.7
Conservative Charlie Anderson 93 14.9 N/A
Turnout
Majority 78 12.5 -9.5
Labour hold Swing N/A

Portland

Portland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brian Lohan 204 52.2 -9.8
Mansfield Independent Faz Choudhury 135 34.5 -3.5
Conservative Shirley Peters 52 13.3 N/A
Turnout
Majority 69 17.7 -6.3
Labour hold Swing N/A

Racecourse

Garner was originally elected as Mansfield Independent Forum however later left the forum in 2018 to run for mayor as an independent.

Racecourse
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Stephen Garner 381 62.0 N/A
Labour Chris Williams 125 20.4 -13.6
Mansfield Independent Shaun Anthony 56 9.1 -55.9
Conservative Ethan Burrell 52 8.5 N/A
Turnout
Majority 256 41.6 N/A
Independent gain from Mansfield Independent Swing N/A

Ransom Wood

Ransom Wood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Smart 222 41.6 -15.4
Mansfield Independent Steve Ward 208 39.0 N/A
Conservative Katharine Johnson 104 19.4 N/A
Turnout
Majority 14 2.6 -11.4
Labour hold Swing N/A

Sandhurst

Due to Andy Abrahams winning the Mayoral election, a by-election will take place in Sandhurst on the 27th of June 2019. Dave Saunders went on to win the subsequent by-election.

Sandhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andy Abrahams 284 41.6 -1.4
Mansfield Independent Dave Saunders 230 33.7 -23.3
Conservative Helena Sale 152 22.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Andy Rimmer 16 2.4 N/A
Turnout
Majority 54 7.9 N/A
Labour gain from Mansfield Independent Swing N/A

Sherwood

Sherwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Teresa Hanstock 225 39.3 -8.7
Labour Paul Henshaw 223 39.0 -13.0
Conservative Caroline Tapken 124 21.7 N/A
Turnout
Majority 2 0.3 N/A
Mansfield Independent gain from Labour Swing N/A

Warsop Carrs

Warsop Carrs
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andy Burgin 500 65.5 -6.5
Mansfield Independent Ben Hollywood 145 19.0 -8.0
Conservative Marc Jones 118 15.5 N/A
Turnout
Majority 355 46.5 +0.5
Labour hold Swing N/A

Woodhouse

Woodhouse
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Amanda Fisher 374 59.3 -6.7
Mansfield Independent Jayne Riddin 185 29.3 -4.7
Conservative Stuart Hickmott 72 11.4 N/A
Turnout
Majority 189 30.0 -2
Labour hold Swing N/A

Woodlands

Woodlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Dave Smith 232 41.2 -15.8
Labour Sally Higgins 154 27.4 -15.6
Conservative John Farnath 110 19.5 N/A
UKIP Paul King 67 11.9 N/A
Turnout
Majority 78 13.8 -0.2
Mansfield Independent hold Swing N/A

Yeoman Hill

Yeoman Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Coxhead 353 53.9 +3.8
Mansfield Independent Mark Russell 194 29.6 -20.3
Conservative Nicholas Spencer 108 16.5 N/A
Turnout
Majority 159 24.3 +24.1
Labour hold Swing +12.1

Changes between 2019 and 2023

Sandhurst By-Election

Sandhurst By-Election 27 June 2019
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Mansfield Independent Dave Saunders 227 42.7 +9.0
Labour Michelle Swordy 177 33.3 -8.3
Conservative Catherine Fletcher 71 13.4 -8.9
UKIP Daniel Hartshorn 56 10.5 N/A
Turnout 24.63
Majority 78 13.8 -0.2
Mansfield Independent gain from Labour Swing +8.7

References

  1. ^ District Council election Mansfield District Council