The 2022 Cambridge City Council election took place on 5 May 2022 to elect members of Cambridge City Council.[1] This is on the same day as other local elections.[2]

2022 Cambridge City Council election

← 2021 6 May 2021 2023 →

16 out of 42 council seats up for election
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Party Labour Liberal Democrats Green
Last election 27 12 2
Seats after 29 9 3
Seat change Increase 2 Decrease 3 Increase 1

Cambridge UK local election 2022 map.svg
Map showing the strongest candidate by ward

Result summary

2022 Cambridge City Council election
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 12 Increase 2 75.0 17 29 69.0 17,779 44.5 +3.8
  Liberal Democrats 3 Decrease 3 18.8 6 9 21.4 10,801 27.1 +1.3
  Green 1 Increase 1 6.3 2 3 7.1 7,027 17.6 –2.1
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 1 1 2.4 361 0.9 –1.3
  Conservative 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 3,940 9.9 –1.7

Ward results

Abbey

Abbey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Matt Howard 1,254 48.0 +6.5
Labour Amanda Hawkes 974 37.3 –1.1
Conservative David Smith 201 7.7 –2.8
Liberal Democrats Rosemary Ansell 184 7.0 –2.5
Majority 280 10.7
Turnout 2,613
Green gain from Labour Swing Increase3.8

Arbury

Arbury (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Iva Divkovic 1,176 53.4
Labour Patrick Sheil 1,145 52.0
Liberal Democrats Fionna Tod 444 20.2
Liberal Democrats Tim Ward 423 19.2
Green Stephen Lawrence 366 16.6
Conservative Robert Boorman 317 14.4
Green Peter Pope 292 13.3
Conservative Timothy Haire 242 11.0
Turnout
Labour hold
Labour hold

Castle

Castle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Simon Smith 886 41.8 +4.5
Liberal Democrats Caroline Stoddart 751 35.5 +1.5
Green James Murray-White 370 17.5 –1.7
Conservative James Appiah 111 5.2 –4.4
Majority 135 6.3
Turnout 2,118
Labour hold Swing Increase1.5

Cherry Hinton

Cherry Hinton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Russ McPherson 1,345 58.3 +7.0
Conservative Eric Barrett-Payton 391 16.9 –3.6
Green Richard Potter 290 12.6 –0.9
Liberal Democrats Peter McLaughlin 283 12.3 –2.4
Majority 954 41.4
Turnout 2,309
Labour hold Swing Increase5.3

Coleridge

Coleridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anna Smith 1,363 56.3 +8.9
Green Sarah Nicmanis 415 17.2 –7.1
Conservative Robin Nelson 338 14.0 –0.1
Liberal Democrats Sam Oliver 236 9.8 –4.3
Independent Monica Hone 67 2.8 N/A
Majority 948 39.1
Turnout 2,419
Labour hold Swing Increase8.0

East Chesterton

East Chesterton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Baiju Varkey 974 38.2 –4.4
Liberal Democrats Bob Illingworth 947 37.1 +8.5
Green Elizabeth May 388 15.2 –2.9
Conservative Frank Ribeiro 243 9.5 +0.4
Majority 27 +1.1
Turnout 2,552
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing Decrease6.5

King's Hedges

King's Hedges
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Martin Smart 968 50.6 +4.8
Liberal Democrats Rory Clark 383 20.0 +0.7
Green Dan Kittmer 314 16.4 –0.3
Conservative Mohammed Uddin 248 13.0 –5.1
Majority 585 30.6
Turnout 1,913
Labour hold Swing Increase2.1

Market

Market
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Katie Porrer 904 43.4 +8.2
Labour Hollie Wright 680 32.6 –1.8
Green Nicola Elliott 364 17.5 –5.0
Conservative Sam Hunt 137 6.6 –1.3
Majority 224 10.8
Turnout 2,085
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase5.0

Newnham

Newnham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cameron Holloway 813 36.4 +2.1
Liberal Democrats Al Gadney 738 33.0 –2.4
Green Jean Glasberg 558 25.0 +2.1
Conservative Mo Pantall 125 5.6 –1.8
Majority 75 3.4
Turnout 2,234
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing Increase2.8

Petersfield

Petersfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Robertson 1,554 55.6 +11.5
Liberal Democrats Emmanuel Carraud 598 21.4 –4.0
Green Edwin Wilkinson 456 16.3 –4.6
Conservative Mohamed Hossain 188 6.7 –2.9
Majority 956 34.2
Turnout 2,769
Labour hold Swing Increase7.8

Queen's Edith

Queen's Edith
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Daniel Lee 1,202 42.0 +18.6
Labour Steve King 881 30.8 +16.7
Green Jacqueline Whitmore 396 13.8 +3.5
Conservative Geoffrey Owen 382 13.4 +2.2
Majority 321 11.2
Turnout 2,861
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase1.0

Romsey

Romsey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dinah Pounds 1,548 58.1 +7.0
Green Suzie Webb 486 18.2 –2.7
Liberal Democrats John Walmsley 416 15.6 –1.5
Conservative Paul Roper 215 8.1 –2.8
Majority 1,062 39.9
Turnout 2,665
Labour hold Swing Increase4.9

Trumpington

Trumpington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Olaf Hauk 1,151 42.1 +4.2
Labour Carlos Toranzos 853 31.2 +3.6
Conservative Shapour Meftah 379 13.9 –2.9
Green Ceri Galloway 352 12.9 –4.8
Majority 298 10.9
Turnout 2,735
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase0.3

West Chesterton

West Chesterton (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Richard Swift 1,390 44.8
Labour Sam Carling 1,229 39.6
Liberal Democrats Jamie Dalzell 1,171 37.7
Liberal Democrats Shahida Rahman 970 31.3
Green Shayne Mitchell 389 12.5
Green Emma Garnett 337 10.9
Independent Jason Scott-Warren 294 9.5
Conservative Jean-Ann Bartlett 232 7.5
Conservative Michael Harford 191 6.2
Turnout
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ "Elections in 2022". Cambridge City Council. Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  2. ^ "Elections 2022: Where will people be voting in Cambridgeshire?". BBC News. 2022-04-06. Retrieved 2022-05-01.