2019 Worthing Borough Council election

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11 of the 37 seats to Worthing Borough Council
19 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats before 29 5 2
Seats won 5 5 1
Seats after 23 10 3
Seat change Decrease6 Increase5 Increase1
Popular vote 9,499 8,063 3,850
Percentage 36.5%

31.0% 14.8%

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2019 Worthing Borough Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of Worthing Borough Council. This was on the same day as other local elections. A third of the council was up for election, meaning a total of 11 councillors were elected from council's wards, there being no election in Durrington and Northbrook in this cycle.[1]

Council results

Worthing
Party Candidates Votes
Stood Elected Gained Unseated Net % of total % No. Net %
  Conservative 11 5 0 6 -6 45.5 36.5 9,499 -7.8
  Labour 11 5 5 0 +5 45.5 31 8,063 +15.7
  Liberal Democrats 11 1 1 0 +1 9 14.8 3,850 +2.9
  Green 9 0 0 0 0 0 9.9 2,581 +0.1
  UKIP 6 0 0 0 0 0 7.2 1,871 -11.6
  Independent 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.565 147 N/A

Ward results

Broadwater ward

Broadwater
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dawn Smith 962 45.0
Conservative Nigel Morgan 671 31.3
Green Richard Battson 266 12.4
Liberal Democrats John Apsey 242 11.3
Majority 191 13.7
Turnout 2141 32.2
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Castle ward

Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Lionel Harman 693 35.4
Labour Samuel Theodoridi 369 18.8
Liberal Democrats Matt Hoyland 362 18.4
UKIP Stuart Field 311 15.9
Green Julian Warwick 225 11.5
Majority 324 16.6
Turnout 1960 28.9
Conservative hold Swing

Central ward

Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sally Smith 1,131 44.9
Conservative Diane Guest 627 24.9
Green Jo Paul 517 20.5
Liberal Democrats Christine Brown 243 9.7
Majority 504 20
Turnout 2518 33.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Gaisford ward

Gaisford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Henna Chowdhury 1,213 47.0
Conservative Bryan Turner 951 36.8
Liberal Democrats Caroline Griffiths 418 16.2
Majority 262 10.2
Turnout 2582 37.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Goring ward

Goring
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roy Barraclough 1,295 49.1
UKIP Richard Bater 368 14.0
Labour Stephanie Powell 347 13.1
Green David Aherne 333 12.6
Liberal Democrats Cyril Cannings 296 11.2
Majority 927 35.1
Turnout 2639 38.6
Conservative hold Swing

Heene ward

Heene
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Helen Silman 866 39.2
Conservative Gavin Poole 758 34.3
Green Joseph Pearce 277 12.5
Liberal Democrats Christine Allen 163 7.4
Independent Joshy High 147 6.6
Majority 108 4.9
Turnout 2211 34.7
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Marine ward

Marine
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tim Wills 1,140 41.0
Labour Samuel Baeza 907 32.6
Green Karen North 267 9.6
UKIP Sue Jelliss 234 8.4
Liberal Democrats Antony Brown 232 8.4
Majority 233 8.4
Turnout 2780 41.7
Conservative hold Swing

Offington ward

Offington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Humphreys 1,260 53.2
Liberal Democrats Emma Norton 474 20.0
Labour Jon Roser 342 14.4
UKIP John Strange 291 12.3
Majority 786 33.25
Turnout 2367 36.8
Conservative hold Swing

Salvington ward

Salvington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Noel Atkins 1,027 44.6
UKIP Michael Jelliss 431 18.7
Labour Emma Taylor 316 13.7
Liberal Democrats Keith Sunderland 284 12.3
Green Melanie Ling 245 10.6
Majority 596
Turnout 32.4
Conservative hold Swing

Selden ward

Selden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carl Walker 1,098 48.0
Conservative Alex Harman 696 30.4
Green Madeleine Weaver 289 12.6
Liberal Democrats Yvonne Leonard 204 8.9
Majority 402
Turnout 36.8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Tarring ward

Tarring
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Martin McCabe 932 42.3
Labour Rosey Whorlow 492 22.3
Conservative Richard Nowak 381 17.3
UKIP Toby Brothers 236 10.7
Green Dominic Rhoden 164 7.4
Majority 440
Turnout 34.9
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

References

  1. ^ "Election Results". Worthing District Council Election Results 2019. Worthing District Council.