The 2022 Woking Borough Council election took place on 5 May 2022 to elect one third of members to Woking Borough Council in England coinciding with other local elections held across much of England. In this election, the Liberal Democrats gained control of the council after gaining 4 seats from the Conservative Party.

Overall results

Woking Borough Council election, 2022[1]
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Liberal Democrats 7 Increase 4 70.0 9 16 53.3 14,021 47.3 Increase18.1
  Independent 2 Increase 1 20.0 1 3 10.0 3,089 10.4 Increase4.2
  Labour 1 Steady 10.0 2 3 10.0 1,794 6.1 Decrease10.0
  Conservative 0 Decrease 5 0.0 8 8 26.7 9,108 30.8 Decrease15.0
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 1,404 4.7 New
  Heritage 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 198 0.7 New

Ward results

Byfleet and West Byfleet

Byfleet and West Byfleet
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Daryl Jordan 1,692 52.4 New
Conservative Dan Siddiqi 840 26.0 Decrease 13.1
Liberal Democrats Chris Martin 694 21.5 Increase 9.3
Majority 852 26.4 N/A
Turnout 3,238 37.2 Increase 3.7
Independent hold Swing

Canalside

Canalside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour M. Ilyas Raja 1,310 48.4 Increase 3.4
Conservative Ayyaz Mahmood 937 34.6 Increase 1.8
Liberal Democrats Ilan Calyradja 462 17.1 Increase 4.6
Majority 373 13.8 Increase 1.6
Turnout 2,726 37.9 Increase 1.8
Labour hold Swing

Goldsworth Park

Goldsworth Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Oades 1,641 66.4 Increase 28.8
Conservative Chitra Rana 829 33.6 Decrease 4.4
Majority 812 32.8 N/A
Turnout 2,497 36.7 Increase 1.5
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Heathlands

Heathlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Guy Cosnahan 1,507 49.2 Increase 24.8
Conservative Simon Ashall 1,088 35.5 Decrease 26.7
Green Jennifer Mason 409 13.4 New
Heritage Judith Squire 58 1.9 New
Majority 419 13.7 N/A
Turnout 3,067 43.5 Increase 2.8
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Hoe Valley

Hoe Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Andy Caulfield 1,506 63.8 Increase 14.7
Conservative Sonal Sher 484 20.5 Decrease 12.6
Labour Christopher Martin 221 9.4 Decrease 4.6
Green Ivica Petrikova 148 6.3 New
Majority 1,022 43.3 Increase 27.3
Turnout 2,365 33.3 Increase 1.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Horsell

Horsell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Morley 2,285 61.8 Increase 26.4
Conservative Christopher Gent 1,173 31.7 Decrease 18.3
Green Nigel Ridgeon 240 6.5 New
Majority 1,112 30.1 N/A
Turnout 3,717 52.1 Increase 6.7
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

Knaphill

Knaphill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Hassan Akberali 1,397 48.1 Increase 32.5
Conservative Debbie Harlow 1,019 35.1 Decrease 18.8
Liberal Democrats Erica Singharay 489 16.8 Increase 1.5
Majority 378 13.0 N/A
Turnout 2,918 36.6 Increase 4.3
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

Mount Hermon

Mount Hermon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Liam Lyons 1,974 64.5 Increase 21.4
Conservative Chan Keaney 782 25.6 Decrease 16.9
Green Jim Craig 250 8.2 New
Heritage Richard Squire 53 1.7 New
Majority 1,192 38.9 Increase 38.3
Turnout 3,068 41.0 Decrease 0.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Pyrford

Pyrford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Peter Graves 1,743 53.2 Increase 31.8
Conservative Mohammed Rashid 1,147 35.0 Decrease 24.3
Labour Raul Lai 263 8.0 Decrease 6.4
Green Anna Platoni 124 3.8 New
Majority 596 18.2 N/A
Turnout 3,296 43.9 Increase 1.0
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

St Johns

St Johns
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tom Spenser 1,720 60.4 Increase 16.9
Conservative Paul Smith 809 28.4 Decrease 13.1
Green Kate Kett 233 8.2 New
Heritage Tim Read 87 3.1 New
Majority 911 32.0 Increase 30.0
Turnout 2,858 40.3 Increase 0.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Local elections 2022: final results". Woking Borough Council. Retrieved 25 May 2022.