2019 Swindon Borough Council Election
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19 of the 57 seats to Swindon Borough Council
29 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats before 31 23 2
Seats won 12 7 0
Seats after 32 22 2
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1 Steady
Popular vote 20,574 20,361 3,364
Percentage 39.6% 39.2% 6.5%

Swindon UK local election 2019 map.svg
Winner in each ward for the 2019 Swindon Borough Council election. Grey signifies uncontested.

Council control before election

Conservatives

Council control after election

Conservatives

The 2019 Swindon Borough Council election took place on 2 May 2019, to elect members of Swindon Borough Council in England.[1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

Results summary

2019 Swindon Borough Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Conservative 12 Increase 1 63.2 20 32 57.1 20,574 39.6 -1.8
  Labour 7 Decrease 1 36.8 15 22 39.3 20,361 39.2 -3.2
  Liberal Democrats 0 Steady 0.0 2 2 3.6 3,364 6.5 -1.2
  UKIP 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 3,682 7.1 +3.2
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 3,452 6.7 +2.1
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 468 0.9 New

Ward results

Blunsdon & Highworth

Blunsdon & Highworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Bishop 1,654 52.1 -4.5
Labour Jamie Cope 756 23.8 -6.2
Green Andrew Day 453 14.3 +8.2
Liberal Democrats Malcolm Salmon 312 9.8 +5.7
Majority 898 28.3
Turnout 3,175 37.7
Conservative hold Swing

Central

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Adorabelle Shaikh 2,454 67.9 -3.7
Conservative Mohammad Chowdhury 531 14.7 -2.5
Liberal Democrats Raymond James 348 9.6 +4.4
Green Bob Heritage 283 7.8 +4.2
Majority 1,923 53.2
Turnout 3,616 38.8
Labour hold Swing

Chiseldon & Lawn

Chiseldon & Lawn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jenny Jefferies 1,079 50.8 -2.9
Green Paul Sunners 549 25.9 +17.2
Labour Peter Bates 494 23.3 -4.0
Majority 530 24.9
Turnout 2,122 38.5
Conservative hold Swing

Covingham & Dorcan

Covingham & Dorcan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dale Heenan 1,742 60.8 -6.6
Labour Tom Smith 747 26.1 -2.3
UKIP Melanie Bailey 374 13.1 +10.2
Majority 995 34.7
Turnout 2,863 35.1
Conservative hold Swing

Eastcott

Eastcott
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Dixon 1,506 52.0 +6.1
Liberal Democrats Toby Robson 971 33.5 -4.6
Conservative Victoria Pratt 245 8.5 -2.0
UKIP Susan Day 174 6.0 +3.8
Majority 535 18.5
Turnout 2,896 38.0
Labour hold Swing

Gorse Hill & Pinehurst

Gorse Hill & Pinehurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Ballman 1,327 52.1 -0.7
Conservative Adam John 560 22.0 -8.3
UKIP Aubrey Attwater 379 14.9 +7.6
Green Andy Bentley 282 11.1 +5.0
Majority 767 30.1
Turnout 2,548 29.0
Labour hold Swing

Haydon Wick

Haydon Wick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Renard 1,436 50.1 +0.6
Labour Stanka Adamcova 806 28.1 -10.2
UKIP Ed Gerrard 364 12.7 +8.6
Green Jacek Zmarzlik 262 9.1 +3.0
Majority 630 22.0
Turnout 2,868 32.9
Conservative hold Swing

Liden, Eldene & Park South

Liden, Eldene & Park South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bazil Solomon 1,196 45.0 +0.8
Conservative Zachary Hawson 914 34.4 -6.7
UKIP Martin Costello 387 14.6 +7.6
Liberal Democrats Krista Salmon 160 6.0 +1.3
Majority 282 10.6
Turnout 2,657 33.6
Labour hold Swing

Lydiard & Freshbrook

Lydiard & Freshbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Caryl Sydney-Smith 1,433 52.3 +3.6
Labour Trish Philpot 1,309 47.7 +6.8
Majority 124 4.6
Turnout 2,742 34.9
Conservative hold Swing

Mannington & Western

Mannington & Western
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steph Exell 1,116 51.0 -6.6
Conservative John Lenton 573 26.2 -0.7
UKIP Sheila Attwater 289 13.2 +7.8
Liberal Democrats Fraser McCormick 212 9.7 +4.9
Majority 543 24.8
Turnout 2,190 31.0
Labour hold Swing

Old Town

Old Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nick Burns-Howell 1,167 39.0 -2.1
Labour Neil Hopkins 1,152 38.5 -11.9
Green Bill Hughes 274 9.2 +5.6
Liberal Democrats Peter Oliver 239 8.0 +4.7
UKIP Jason Costello 158 5.3 +3.7
Majority 15 0.5
Turnout 2,990 39.3
Conservative hold Swing

Penhill & Upper Stratton

Penhill & Upper Stratton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Ibitoye 1,086 41.5 +3.3
Labour Kate Linnegar 785 30.0 -18.7
Independent Teresa Page 468 17.9 New
Green Katharine Henery 172 6.6 +3.7
Liberal Democrats Michelle Horrobin 109 4.2 -0.2
Majority 301 11.5
Turnout 2,620 29.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Priory Vale

Priory Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Vinay Manro 1,260 59.4 +0.7
Labour Ravikumar Venkatesh 860 40.6 +11.4
Majority 400 18.8
Turnout 2,120 26.8
Conservative hold Swing

Rodbourne Cheney

Rodbourne Cheney
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jim Grant 1,185 46.3 -7.0
Conservative Jake Chandler 981 38.3 +5.3
UKIP Mark Edes 395 15.4 +9.9
Majority 204 8.0
Turnout 2,561 29.3
Labour hold Swing

Shaw

Shaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nick Martin 1,248 44.2 -1.8
Labour John Firth 961 34.0 -6.7
Green Ken Kimber 338 12.0 +7.7
UKIP Adrian Costello 278 9.8 +5.7
Majority 287 10.2
Turnout 2,825 36.0
Conservative hold Swing

St. Andrew's

St. Andrew's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Hayes 1,476 51.8 -3.0
Labour Thomas Craigie 754 26.5 -2.9
Green Steven Pipe 617 21.7 +15.3
Majority 722 25.3
Turnout 2,847 27.0
Conservative hold Swing

St. Margaret & South Marston

St. Margaret & South Marston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Jandy 1,381 44.6 -5.3
Labour Barrie Jennings 1,336 43.2 +1.5
UKIP Andy Osbourne 378 12.2 +9.1
Majority 45 1.4
Turnout 3,095 35.4
Conservative hold Swing

Walcot & Park North

Walcot & Park North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Emma Bushell 1,384 53.6 -1.9
Conservative Roy Stephen 615 23.8 -5.7
UKIP Steve Halden 339 13.1 +7.1
Liberal Democrats Dawn Pajak 245 9.5 +4.2
Majority 769 29.8
Turnout 30.0
Labour hold Swing

Wroughton & Wichelstowe

Wroughton & Wichelstowe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Cathy Martyn 1,193 46.2 +10.3
Liberal Democrats Jamie Taylor 768 29.7 -6.4
Labour Sam James 233 9.0 -4.5
Green Andrew Francis 222 8.6 -3.1
UKIP Lincoln Williams 167 6.5 +3.7
Majority 425 16.5
Turnout 2,583 42.5
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Swindon council election - ALL THE RESULTS AND WINNERS". Swindon Advertiser.