2019 North Hertfordshire District Council election
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16 of the 49 seats to North Hertfordshire District Council
25 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats before 29 14 6
Seats won 7 3 6
Seats after 22 16 11
Seat change Decrease 7 Increase 2 Increase 5
Popular vote 9,380 5,675 7,384
Percentage 35.67% 21.58% 28.08%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Party Green UKIP
Seats before 0 0
Seats won 0 0
Seats after 0 0
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 2,757 841
Percentage 10.48% 0.03%

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

No overall control

The 2019 North Hertforshire District Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect 16 of the 49 members of North Hertfordshire District Council in England.[1][2] This was on the same day as other local elections around the country. Heading into the election, the Conservative Party held a 4-seat majority. Although they still had 6 seats more than any other party after the result of the election, they lost their majority.

Summary Result

Map showing the winner in each ward for the 2019 North Hertfordshire District Council election
Map showing the winner in each ward for the 2019 North Hertfordshire District Council election

Where elections took place

The following table shows a summary of the results where elections took place.

North Hertfordshire District Council election, 2019 [2][3][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats
 %
Votes Votes

%

+/–
Conservative 7 0 7 Decrease 7 43.75 9,380 35.67 -4.38
Liberal Democrat 6 5 0 Increase 5 31.25 7,384 28.08 +7.83
Labour Party 3 2 0 Increase 2 18.75 5,675 21.58 -9.78
Green Party 0 0 0 Steady 0 2,757 10.48 3.49
UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0 841 3.20 +2.87
Turnout 26,296 36.27 -4.14

Overall composition of district council

The following shows the composition and change of the district council overall as a result of the elections.

North Hertfordshire District Council election, 2019 [2][3][4]
Party Before After Change (seats)
Seats Seats (%) Seats Seats (%)
Conservative 29 59.18 22 44.90 Decrease 7
Labour Party 14 28.57 16 32.65 Increase 2
Liberal Democrat 6 12.24 11 22.45 Increase 5
Majority
No overall control gain from Conservative

Ward Results

Arbury
Arbury, 2019 [3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tom Tyson 570 50.98 +39.53
Conservative Chris Schwick 453 40.51 -23.40
Green Tim Lee 88 7.87 +5.96
Turnout 1,118 51.64 -28.51
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Baldock Town
Baldock Town, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Muir 941 51.36 +3.45
Liberal Democrats Rob Lambie 350 19.10 +19.10
Labour Colwyn Griffiths 321 17.52 +2.71
Green George Woolhouse 201 10.97 -0.38
Turnout 1,832 31.96 -33.03
Conservative hold
Cadwell
Cadwell, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sam North 352 47.96
Conservative Michael Goddard 207 28.20
Labour David De Smet 95 12.94
Green Rosamund Mcguire 72 9.81
Turnout 734 41.17
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Chesfield
Chesfield, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative George Davies 595 41.99
Liberal Democrats Keith Abrahams 337 23.78
Labour Yusuf Mayet 226 15.95
Green Mary Marshall 220 15.53
Turnout 1,417 27.45
Conservative hold
Ermine
Ermine, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gerald Morris 492 59.21
Liberal Democrats Suzie Anderton 187 22.50
Green Mark Gamon 104 12.52
Labour Robin King 40 4.81
Turnout 831 40.16
Conservative hold
Hitchin Bearton
Hitchin Bearton, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Judi Billing 1,157 53.69
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Claydon 351 16.29
Conservative Gulshan Mangat 328 15.22
Green Anni Sander 296 13.74
Turnout 2155 34.45
Labour hold
Hitchin Highbury
Hitchin Highbury, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Keith Hoskins 1,606 62.20
Conservative Leon Emirali 534 20.68
Labour Angela Griggs 244 9.45
Green Diana Newson 181 7.01
Turnout 2582 41.94
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Hitchin Walsworth
Hitchin Walsworth, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kay Tart 994 44.38
Conservative Mark Russell 570 25.45
Green William Lavin 393 17.54
Liberal Democrats Ying Han 255 11.38
Turnout 2240 37.12
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Hitchwood Offa & Hoo
Hitchwood Offa & Hoo, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Barnard 1,149 54.71
Green Nicky Clark 360 17.14
Liberal Democrats Marilyn Parkin 305 14.52
Labour Anton Jungreuthmayer 260 12.38
Turnout 2100 36.09
Conservative hold
Letchworth Grange
Letchworth Grange, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Morgan Derbyshire 708 37.90
Labour Conor Brogan 563 30.14
UKIP Steven Adelantado 234 12.53
Liberal Democrats Josh Hamilton 187 10.01
Green Sarah Cope 172 9.21
Turnout 1868 34.40
Conservative hold
Letchworth South East
Letchworth South East, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adem Ruggiero-Cakir 796 43.31
Conservative Andrew Clare 783 42.60
UKIP Sidney Start 242 13.17
Turnout 1838 34.01
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Letchworth South West
Letchworth South West, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sean Prendergast 800 34.60
Conservative Lynda Needham 800 34.60
Labour Jean Andrews 279 12.07
UKIP Wendy Gross 218 9.43
Green Nicholas Newson 201 8.69
Turnout 2312 38.88
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Royston Heath
Royston Heath, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Carol Stanier 963 54.19
Conservative Sarah Dingley 538 30.28
Green Katherine Shann 134 7.54
Labour Amy Bourke-Waite 119 6.70
Turnout 1777 40.34
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Royston Meridian
Royston Meridian, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Hunter 699 47.26
Liberal Democrats Peter Rice 340 22.99
UKIP Christopher Arquati 147 9.94
Labour Stephen Lockett 147 9.94
Green Karen Harmel 140 9.47
Turnout 1479 35.92
Conservative hold
Royston Palace
Royston Palace, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jean Green 474 37.83
Labour Rob Inwood 415 33.12
Liberal Democrats Amy Di Capite 180 14.37
Green Angela Clark 170 13.57
Turnout 1253 28.61
Conservative hold
Weston and Sandon
Weston and Sandon, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Steve Jarvis 601 79.08
Conservative Michael Hearn 109 14.34
Green Des Stephens 25 3.29
Labour Headley Parkins 19 2.50
Turnout 760 46.23
Liberal Democrats hold

References

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections - don't forget to vote on Thursday 2 May | North Hertfordshire District Council". www.north-herts.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 12 September 2020. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "North Hertfordshire District Council". BBC News. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Election Results 2015 | North Hertfordshire District Council". www.north-herts.gov.uk. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Election Results 2019 | North Hertfordshire District Council". www.north-herts.gov.uk. Retrieved 6 May 2019.