Coordinates: 53°22′48″N 2°57′18″W / 53.380°N 2.955°W / 53.380; -2.955 Riverside is a Liverpool City Council Ward in the Liverpool Riverside Parliamentary constituency. It contains a part of Toxteth, the Dingle and the southern part of the city centre. The population of the ward taken at the 2011 census was 18,422.[1] It was formed for the 2004 Municipal elections from the former Abercromby and Dingle wards.[2]

Councillors

The ward has returned six Councillors[3]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Joe Anderson (Lab) Paul Brant (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2006 Joe Anderson (Lab) Paul Brant (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2007 Joe Anderson (Lab) Paul Brant (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2008 Joe Anderson (Lab) Paul Brant (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2010 Joe Anderson (Lab) Paul Brant (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2011 Joe Anderson (Lab) Paul Brant (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2012 Joe Anderson (Lab) Paul Brant (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2012 Hetty Wood (Lab) Paul Brant (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2013 Hetty Wood (Lab) Michelle Corrigan (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2014 Hetty Wood (Lab) Michelle Corrigan (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2015 Hetty Wood (Lab) Michelle Corrigan (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2016 Hetty Wood (Lab) Michelle Corrigan (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2018 Hetty Wood (Lab) Michelle Corrigan (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)
2019 Hetty Wood (Lab) Sarah Doyle (Lab) Steve Munby (Lab)

  indicates seat up for re-election after boundary changes.

  indicates seat up for re-election.

  indicates change in affiliation.

  indicates seat up for re-election after casual vacancy. Joe Anderson was elected as Mayor of Liverpool on 3rd May 2012 and thereby resigned his council seat.

Election results

Elections of the 2010s

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2019: 2nd May 2019[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sarah Doyle 2,336 70.04% Decrease 9.43
Green Sally Newey 487 14.60% Increase 5.53
Liberal Democrats Anna McCracken 214 6.42% Increase 0.89
Conservative Graham Kenwright 149 4.47% Decrease 0.89
Independent Robin Singleton 121 3.63% Steady N/A
Liberal Lindsey Janet Mary Wood 28 0.84% Steady N/A
Majority 1,849 55.44% Decrease 14.95
Turnout 3,366 23.27% Increase 0.08
Registered electors 14,464
Rejected ballots 31 0.92% Increase 0.52
Labour hold Swing Decrease7.48
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2018: 3rd May 2018[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hetty Wood 2,601 79.47% Increase 2.87
Green Rebecca Lawson 297 9.07% Decrease 1.66
Conservative Robin Singleton 194 5.93% Increase 2.37
Liberal Democrats Anna McCracken 181 5.53% Decrease 0.35
Majority 2,304 70.39% Increase 4.52
Turnout 3,286 23.19% Decrease 4.23
Registered electors 14,170
Rejected ballots 13 0.40%
Labour hold Swing 2.26%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2016: 5th May 2016[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Munby 2606 76.60% +4.79%
Green Hannah Walkom 365 10.73% -1.58%
Liberal Democrats Anna McCracken 200 5.88% +1.61%
Conservative Giselle McDonald 121 3.56% -3.45%
English Democrat Michael John Lane 110 3.23% 0.00%
Majority 2,241 65.87% +6.37%
Turnout 3,443 27.42% -32.17%
Labour hold Swing 3.19%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2015: 7th May 2015 [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Corrigan 5181 71.81% +4.50%
Green Hannah Walkom 888 12.31% +3.37%
Conservative Laura Watson 506 7.01% +3.22%
Liberal Democrats Michael Francis Dunne 308 4.27% 0.90%
TUSC John Gary Marston 222 3.08% +0.46%
English Democrat Michael John Lane 110 1.52% n/a
Majority 4293 59.50% +5.57%
Turnout 7215 59.59% +33.46%
Labour hold Swing +0.57%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2014: 22nd May 2014 [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hetty Wood 2078 67.31% -3.59%
UKIP Darren McCready 413 13.38% +5.38%
Green Martin Sydney Dobson 276 8.94% -0.74%
Conservative John Astley Watson 117 3.79% +1.17%
Liberal Democrats Sean McHugh 104 3.37% -0.93%
TUSC John Gary Marston 81 2.62% -0.67%
Liberal Ian Thomas Bull 18 0.58% n/a
Majority 1,665 53.93% -7.29%
Turnout 3391 26.13% +14.5%
Labour hold Swing -4.49%
Riverside by-election: 5th December 2013 [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Corrigan 1055 70.90% -5.95%
Green Martin Dobson 144 9.68% +0.88%
UKIP Adam Heatherington 119 8.00% n/a
Liberal Democrats Kevin White 64 4.30% -0.07%
TUSC John Marston 49 3.29% -2.92%
Conservative Chris Hall 39 2.62% -1.16
English Democrat Steven McEllenborough 9 0.60% n/a
Independent Peter Cooney 7 0.47% n/a
Independent Alison Louise Goudie 1 0.07% n/a
Majority 911 61.22% -6.83%
Turnout 1488 11.63% -5.05%
Labour hold Swing -2.54%
Riverside by-election: 5th July 2012 [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hetty Wood 1424 76.85 -4.58%
Green Peter Andrew Cranie 163 8.80 +2.97%
TUSC Chris McDermott 115 6.21 +2.88%
Liberal Democrats Nicola Jane Beckett 81 4.37 n/a
Conservative Alma Gavine McGing 70 3.78 +0.47%
Majority 1261 68.05% -6.93%
Turnout 1853 16.68% -12.78%
Labour hold Swing -0.81%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Munby 2666 81.43% +3.52%
Green Peter Andrew Cranie 191 5.83% +0.31%
Conservative Angela Oates 139 4.25% -1.41%
TUSC Celia Ralph 109 3.33% +0.85%
English Democrat Neil Kenny 103 3.15% n/a%
Liberal Irene Norah Mayes 66 2.02% +0.28%
Majority 2475 74.98% +0.73%
Turnout 3301 29.46% -1.84%
Labour hold Swing +2.47%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul David Brant 2836 79.91% +12.42%
Conservative Alma Gavine McGing 201 5.66% -1.47%
Liberal Democrats Kathryn Dadswell 198 5.58% -11.76%
Green Peter Andrew Cranie 196 5.52% +0.75%
TUSC Daren Andrew Ireland 88 2.48% n/a
Liberal Michael Morgan 30 0.85% -2.42%
Majority 2635 74.25% +24.10%
Turnout 3549 31.30% -19.52%
Labour hold Swing 6.95%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Riverside [13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Anderson 3978 67.49% -5.59%
Liberal Democrats Reginald Robert Standish 1022 17.34% +9.31%
Conservative Alma Gavine McGing 420 7.13% -0.38%
Green Lewis Coyne 281 4.77% -2.55%
Liberal Maria Langley 193 3.27% -0.79%
Majority 2956 50.15%
Turnout 5894 50.82% +27.47%
Labour hold Swing 7.45%

Elections of the 2000s

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Riverside [14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Patrick Munby 1838 73.08%
Liberal Democrats Conor Julian McDonald 202 8.03%
Conservative Emlyn Williams 189 7.51%
Green William Ward 184 7.32%
Liberal John Graves 102 4.06%
Majority
Turnout 2515 23.35%
Labour hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Riverside [15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Brant 1678 69.40%
Liberal Democrats Conor Julian McDonald 252 10.42%
Conservative Emlyn Williams 241 9.97%
Green Jonathan Clatworthy 184 7.61%
Liberal David O'Brien 63 2.61%
Majority
Turnout 2418 23.27
Labour hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Riverside [16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joe Anderson 1562 65.96%
Liberal Democrats Gabriel Bernard Muies 267 11.28%
Conservative Richard Perkins 205 8.66%
Green Jonathan Clatworthy 180 7.60%
Liberal Irene Norah Mayes 90 3.80%
United Socialist Cecilia Ralph 64 2.70%
Majority
Turnout 2368 21.19%
Labour hold Swing

After the boundary change of 2004 the whole of Liverpool City Council faced election. Three Councillors were returned.

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2004: Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Munby 1532
Labour Paul Brant 1524
Labour Joseph Anderson 1468
Liberal Democrats Perry Lee 712
Liberal Democrats Annette Butler 681
Liberal Democrats Gabriel Muies 637
Green Natasha Stentiford 188
Conservative John Watson 171
Conservative Natasha Stentiford 166
Green Lynsey Warner 165
Green Jennifer Brown 154
Communist James Cormack 86
Majority
Turnout 2810 28.04%
Labour hold Swing n/a

References

  1. ^ "Liverpool City Ward 2011". Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Boundary Commission Report". 15 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Liverpool City Council elections 1998-2006". 16 May 2010. Archived from the original on 12 April 2010.
  4. ^ "Municipal Elections 2019, Riverside". Liverpool City Council.
  5. ^ "Municipal Elections 2018, Riverside". Liverpool City Council.
  6. ^ "Municipal Elections 2016, Riverside". Liverpool City Council.
  7. ^ "Municipal Elections 2015, Riverside". Liverpool City Council.
  8. ^ "Municipal Elections 2014, Riverside". Liverpool City Council.
  9. ^ "Riverside by-election Results". Liverpool City Council.
  10. ^ "Riverside by-election Results". Liverpool City Council.
  11. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2011, Riverside". Liverpool City Council.
  12. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2011, Riverside". Liverpool City Council.
  13. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2010, Riverside". Liverpool City Council.
  14. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2008, Riverside". Liverpool City Council.
  15. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2007, Riverside". Liverpool City Council.
  16. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2006, Riverside". Liverpool City Council.