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2019 South Hams District Council election

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All 31 seats in the South Hams District Council
16 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats
Last election 25 2
Seats won 16 10
Seat change Decrease9 Increase8

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Green Independent
Last election 3 0
Seats won 3 2
Seat change Steady Increase2

Map showing the results of the 2019 South Hams District Council elections.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

Elections to South Hams District Council took place on 2 May 2019, the same day as other United Kingdom local elections. All 20 wards were up for election, each with either 1,2 or 3 councillors to be elected. The Conservative Party retained overall control of the council, but with their majority reduced to just 1 seat.

Ward elections

Allington & Strete

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Allington & Strete Ward[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Richard John Foss 443 42.8
Liberal Democrats Laurel Maria Jasmine Lawford 395 38.2
Green Suzanne Ellis 155 15.0
Labour Peter Ernest McIlven 42 4.1
Rejected ballots
Turnout 1,043 44.12%
Conservative hold

Bickleigh & Cornwood

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Bickleigh & Cornwood Ward[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Barrie Michael Spencer 515 76.1
Labour Michael Arthur Vincent Cade 162 23.9
Rejected ballots 33
Turnout 710 31.67%
Conservative hold

Blackawton & Stoke Fleming Ward

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Blackawton & Stoke Fleming Ward[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Helen Emily May Reeve 402 47.4
Liberal Democrats Simon John Rake 391 46.1
Labour David John Matthews 55 6.5
Rejected ballots 9
Turnout 857 44.99%
Conservative hold

Charterlands

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Charterlands Ward[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Bernard James Taylor 537 52.3
Liberal Democrats George Henry William Rosevear 332 32.4
Labour David James Trigger 157 15.3
Rejected ballots 21
Turnout 1,047 44.92%
Conservative hold

Dartington & Staverton

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Dartington & Staverton Ward[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Jacqueline Mary Hodgson 853 81.5
Conservative Jennifer Louise McGeever 193 18.5
Rejected ballots 10
Turnout 1,056 48.2%
Green hold

Dartmouth & East Dart (3)

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Dartmouth & East Dart Ward[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Jonathan Denis Hawkins 1,383 50.9
Conservative Hilary Douglas Bastone 1,317 48.4
Conservative Rosemary Rowe 965 35.5
Liberal Democrats Richard Mark Horsley Heseltine 865 31.8
Labour Nathan Luke Bodinnar 779 28.7
Labour Graham Reid Campbell 614 22.6
Independent John Edward Renwick Robinson 475 17.5
Rejected ballots 58
Turnout 2,777 44.9%
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Ermington & Ugborough

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Ermington & Ugborough Ward[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Thomas Richard Holway 491 58.9
Labour Louise Rea 182 21.8
Liberal Democrats Anthony David Power 161 19.3
Rejected ballots 28
Turnout 862 38.95%
Conservative hold

Ivybridge East (2)

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Ivybridge East Ward[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Victor James Abbott 574 45.3
Conservative Karen Ann Pringle 565 44.6
Conservative Richard Alistair Martyn Peachey 483 38.2
Labour Tessa Soma Lannin 468 37.0
Rejected ballots 28
Turnout 1,294 30.33%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative
Conservative hold

Ivybridge West (2)

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Ivybridge West Ward[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative David William May* 703 52.5
Conservative Lance Peter Austen 662 49.5
Labour Anthony Thomas Rea 520 38.9
Liberal Democrats David Allan Robinson 424 31.7
Rejected ballots 66
Turnout 1,404 29.6%
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Kingsbridge

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Kingsbridge Ward[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Denise Maria O'Callaghan 809 49.3
Liberal Democrats Susan Jackson 737 44.9
Conservative Keith Robert Henry Wingate 560 34.1
Conservative Samantha Dennis 539 32.8
Labour Gerrie Lee Messer 327 19.9
Rejected ballots 46
Turnout 1648 36.9%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Loddiswell & Aveton Gifford

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Loddiswell & Aveton Gifford Ward[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Katharine Georgina Kemp 362 47.0
Conservative Ian Bramble 305 39.6
Labour John Harvey 104 13.5
Rejected ballots 24
Turnout 795 36.5%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Marldon & Littlehempston

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Marldon & Littlehempston Ward[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent James Trevor Pennington 380 42.4
Conservative Stephen Maurice Veasey 205 22.9
Green Margaret Gillian Coombs 126 14.0
Liberal Democrats Keith Anthony Smith 126 14.0
Labour Evelyn Ruth Burges 60 6.7
Rejected ballots 6
Turnout 903 38.67%
Independent gain from Conservative

Newton & Yealmpton

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Newton & Yealmpton Ward[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Keith John Baldry 1,236 62.6
Liberal Democrats Daniel James Thomas 1,141 57.8
Conservative Basil Fernley Cane 614 31.1
Conservative Michael David Blake 509 25.8
Labour Edward Denis Parsons 155 7.9
Rejected ballots 34
Turnout 2,007 41.41%
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Salcombe and Thurlestone

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Salcombe and Thurlestone Ward[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Mark Leonard Christopher Long 1,191 61.2
Conservative Judith Anne Pearce 739 38.0
Conservative Simon Anthony Edward Wright 706 36.3
Liberal Democrats Alan Christopher Kerr 336 17.3
Labour Helen Anne Beetham 159 8.2
Rejected ballots 9
Turnout 1,956 48.78%
Independent gain from Conservative
Conservative hold

South Brent (2)

2019 South Hams District Council elections: South Brent Ward[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Peter Courtenay Smerdon 744 36.1
Liberal Democrats Guy Alexander Pannell 729 35.4
Conservative Robert Cyril Steer 715 34.7
Liberal Democrats Charlotte Victoria Power 663 32.2
Green Gavin Shaun Fennell 417 20.2
Green Colin Raymond Moore 371 18.0
Labour Lynn Alderson 203 9.8
Labour Paul David Bishop 169 8.2
Rejected ballots 23
Turnout 2,085 49.96%
Conservative hold
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Stokenham

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Stokenham Ward[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Julian Brazil 690 67.4
Conservative Joshua John Alexander Gardiner 298 29.1
Labour Richard Michael Gaehl 35 3.4
Rejected ballots 11
Turnout 1,034 47.47%
Liberal Democrats hold

Totnes (3)

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Totnes Ward[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats John Percy Birch 1,424 44.9
Green Joanna Marie Swett 1,350 42.5
Green Joseph Deal Rose 1,062 33.5
Liberal Democrats Emily Harriet Price 924 29.1
Liberal Democrats John Malcolm Anderson 899 28.3
Green Christopher Maguire 892 28.1
Labour Laurel Ellis 654 20.6
Labour Louise Michelle Webberley 630 19.9
Labour Colin Stuart Luker 601 18.9
Conservative Philip Charles Paine 376 11.8
Rejected ballots 17
Turnout 3,190 46.32%
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour
Green hold
Green hold

Wembury and Brixton (2)

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Wembury and Brixton Ward[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Daniel James Brown 825 53.4
Conservative Matthew John Chown 753 48.7
Green Katy Ward-Edwards 420 27.2
Independent Ian Stuart Martin 283 18.3
Liberal Democrats Brian Samuel Blake 265 17.2
Labour Alastair William Henderson 202 13.1
Rejected ballots 22
Turnout 1,567 40.22%
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

West Dart

2019 South Hams District Council elections: West Dart Ward[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats John Peter McKay 602 64.2
Conservative Leigh Ann Munro 336 35.8
Rejected ballots 14
Turnout 952 46.2%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Woolwell

2019 South Hams District Council elections: Woolwell Ward[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Nicola Ann Hopwood 663 85.9
Labour Paul Francis Furlong 109 14.1
Rejected ballots 18
Turnout 790 34.8%
Conservative hold

References

  1. ^ "Allington & Strete". South Hams District Council.
  2. ^ "Bickleigh & Cornwood". South Hams District Council.
  3. ^ "Blackawton & Stoke Fleming". South Hams District Council.
  4. ^ "Charterlands". South Hams District Council.
  5. ^ "Dartington & Staverton". South Hams District Council.
  6. ^ "Dartmouth & East Dart". South Hams District Council.
  7. ^ "Ermington & Ugborough". South Hams District Council.
  8. ^ "Ivybridge East". South Hams District Council.
  9. ^ "Ivybridge West". South Hams District Council.
  10. ^ "'Larger than life councillor' dies after cancer battle". 3 December 2020.
  11. ^ "Kingsbridge". South Hams District Council.
  12. ^ "Loddiswell & Aveton Gifford". South Hams District Council.
  13. ^ "Marldon and Littlehempston". South Hams District Council.
  14. ^ "Newton and Yealmpton". South Hams District Council.
  15. ^ "Salcombe and Thurlestone". South Hams District Council.
  16. ^ "South Brent". South Hams District Council.
  17. ^ "Stokenham". South Hams District Council.
  18. ^ "Totnes". South Hams District Council.
  19. ^ "Wembury and Brixton". South Hams District Council.
  20. ^ "West Dart". South Hams District Council.
  21. ^ "Woolwell". South Hams District Council.