2019 local election results in Rossendale
2019 local election results in Rossendale

Elections to Rossendale Borough Council were held on 2 May 2019, as part of the wider 2019 UK local elections.

Councillors elected in 2015 were defending their seats this year, and they will be contested again in 2023. The Labour Party retained control of the Council.

State of the Parties

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Seats   ±  
Labour 20 Decrease1
Conservative 13 Decrease1
Independent 3 Increase2
Source: The Guardian[1]

Election result

Rossendale Local Election Result 2019
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 5 41.7 44.1 6,370
  Labour 5 41.7 44.0 6,363
  Independent 2 16.6 6.7 972
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0.0 3.9 560
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.3 191

Ward results

Cribden

Cribden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sean Serridge 540 50.4
Conservative Jonathan Foxcroft 531 49.6
Rejected ballots 21 1.9
Majority 9 0.8
Turnout 1,092 39.4
Source returning officer.[2]

Facit and Shawforth

Facit and Shawforth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lynda Barnes 425 55.1
Labour Rachael Barker 346 44.9
Rejected ballots 39 4.8
Majority 79 1.0
Turnout 810 29.1
Conservative hold Swing
Source returning officer.[3]

Greenfield

Greenfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Pendlebury 753 57.9
Labour Thomas Leigh 548 42.1
Rejected ballots 55 4.0
Majority 205 15.1
Turnout 1,356 32.3
Conservative hold Swing
Source returning officer.[4]

Greensclough

Greensclough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Steen 730 58.5
Labour Gareth Trickett 518 41.5
Rejected ballots 67 5.1
Majority 212 16.1
Turnout 1,315 31.0
Conservative hold Swing
Source returning officer.[5]

Hareholme

Hareholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Marriott 794 57.3
Conservative Mohammed Abdullah 591 42.7
Rejected ballots 40 2.8
Majority 203 14.2
Turnout 1,425 34.6
Labour hold Swing
Source returning officer.[6]

Healey and Whitworth

Healey and Whitworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Dayne Powell (Community First) 459 48.9
Labour Marilyn Jones 278 29.6
Conservative Scott Turner-Smith 202 21.5
Rejected ballots 11 1.1
Majority 181 19.1
Turnout 950 32.0
Source returning officer.[7]

Helmshore

Helmshore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Haworth 1,115 61.9
Labour Mervyn Kay 687 38.1
Rejected ballots 50 2.7
Majority 428 23.1
Turnout 1,852 39.3
Conservative hold Swing
Source returning officer.[8]

Irwell

Irwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Janet Eaton 541 54.2
Labour Michelle Smith 457 45.8
Rejected ballots 64 6.0
Majority 84 7.9
Turnout 1,062 25.5
Conservative hold Swing
Source returning officer.[9]

Longholme

Longholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Brennan 742 53.9
Conservative Nicola May 634 46.1
Rejected ballots 35 2.5
Majority 108 7.6
Turnout 1,411 32.5
Labour hold Swing
Source returning officer.[10]

Stacksteads

Stacksteads
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Terence Haslam-Jones 513 54.4
Labour Ross Charnock 304 32.2
Conservative Fouad Khattab 126 13.4
Rejected ballots 6 0.6
Majority 209 22.1
Turnout 949 33.8
Source returning officer.[11]

Whitewell

Whitewell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julie Adshead 518 35.2
Conservative Jennifer Rigby 497 33.8
UKIP Glenn Jones 266 18.1
Green John Payne 191 13.0
Rejected ballots 11 0.7
Majority 21 1.4
Turnout 1,411 35.5
Source returning officer.[12]

Worsley

Worsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adrian Lythgoe 631 54.9
UKIP Granville Barker 294 25.6
Conservative Mark Mills 225 19.6
Rejected ballots 16 1.4
Majority 337 28.9
Turnout 1,166 28.7
Labour hold Swing
Source returning officer.[13]

References

  1. ^ Holder, Josh; Voce, Antonio (3 May 2019), "Local elections 2019: full results for English councils", The Guardian, retrieved 4 January 2020
  2. ^ Stuart Sugarman (2 May 2019), "DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL: Cribden" (PDF), Rossendale Borough Council, retrieved 4 January 2020
  3. ^ Stuart Sugarman (2 May 2019), "DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL: Facit & Shawforth" (PDF), Rossendale Borough Council, retrieved 4 January 2020
  4. ^ Stuart Sugarman (2 May 2019), "DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL: Greenfield" (PDF), Rossendale Borough Council, retrieved 4 January 2020
  5. ^ Stuart Sugarman (2 May 2019), "DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL: Greensclough" (PDF), Rossendale Borough Council, retrieved 4 January 2020
  6. ^ Stuart Sugarman (2 May 2019), "DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL: Hareholme" (PDF), Rossendale Borough Council, retrieved 4 January 2020
  7. ^ Stuart Sugarman (2 May 2019), "DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL: Healey & Whitworth" (PDF), Rossendale Borough Council, retrieved 4 January 2020
  8. ^ Stuart Sugarman (2 May 2019), "DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL: Helmshore" (PDF), Rossendale Borough Council, retrieved 4 January 2020
  9. ^ Stuart Sugarman (2 May 2019), "DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL: Irwell" (PDF), Rossendale Borough Council, retrieved 4 January 2020
  10. ^ Stuart Sugarman (2 May 2019), "DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL: Longholme" (PDF), Rossendale Borough Council, retrieved 4 January 2020
  11. ^ Stuart Sugarman (2 May 2019), "DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL: Stacksteads" (PDF), Rossendale Borough Council, retrieved 4 January 2020
  12. ^ Stuart Sugarman (2 May 2019), "DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL: Whitewell" (PDF), Rossendale Borough Council, retrieved 4 January 2020
  13. ^ Stuart Sugarman (2 May 2019), "DECLARATION OF RESULT OF POLL: Worsley" (PDF), Rossendale Borough Council, retrieved 4 January 2020