Bournemouth Borough Council elections

Bournemouth was a unitary authority in Dorset, England until 31 March 2019. Until 1 April 1997 it was a non-metropolitan district.

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Non-metropolitan district

Party in control Years
Conservative 1973–1991
No overall control 1991–1997

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
No overall control 1996–2003
Liberal Democrats 2003–2007
Conservative 2007–2019

Council elections

Non-metropolitan district elections

  • 1973 Bournemouth Borough Council election
  • 1976 Bournemouth Borough Council election
  • 1979 Bournemouth Borough Council election (New ward boundaries)[2]
  • 1983 Bournemouth Borough Council election
  • 1987 Bournemouth Borough Council election
  • 1991 Bournemouth Borough Council election

Unitary authority elections

Borough result maps

Bournemouth Borough Council election 2011 map

2011 results map

Bournemouth UK local election 2015 map

2015 results map

By-election results

1999–2003

Moordown By-Election 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Howard Henning 559 40.0 +19.3
Liberal Democrat John Hayter 537 38.4 -1.1
Labour Tony Hughes 301 21.5 +1.2
Majority 22 1.6
Turnout 1,397 23.2
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Westbourne By-Election 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Beesley 1,565 75.5 +13.6
Liberal Democrat Neil Russell 351 16.9 -7.1
Labour David Stokes 156 7.5 -6.6
Majority 1,214 58.6
Turnout 2,072 30.7
Conservative hold Swing
Strouden Park By-Election 7 September 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jean Littlewood 1,276 54.7 +11.3
Conservative Terry Hellier-Woods 917 39.3 +1.9
Labour Arthur O'Luby 139 6.0 -13.3
Majority 359 15.4
Turnout 2,332 29.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Kinson By-Election 2 August 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Janice Hurne 708 44.7 -9.8
Liberal Democrat Donald Lazenbury 532 33.6 +13.1
Conservative Michaela Keene 345 21.8 -3.2
Majority 176 11.1
Turnout 1,585 25.2
Labour hold Swing

2003–2007

Talbot & Branksome Woods By-Election 15 January 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lynda Price 766 52.9 +1.9
Liberal Democrat Lorna McGowan 484 33.4 +5.4
UKIP Graham Evans 128 8.8 -2.9
Labour David Stokes 70 4.8 -4.5
Majority 282 19.5
Turnout 1,448 21.9
Conservative hold Swing
Boscombe West By-Election 22 July 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Benedict Prescott 526 42.9 +8.1
Conservative Christopher Wakefield 384 31.3 +5.9
Labour David Stokes 120 9.8 -5.6
UKIP Graham Evans 107 8.7 +8.7
Green Roger Eede 90 7.3 +7.3
Majority 142 11.6
Turnout 1,227 20.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Kinson North By-Election 29 September 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Patricia Lewis 720 37.0 -7.8
Labour Dennis Gritt 645 33.1 +4.8
Conservative Christopher Pomeroy 456 23.4 +7.1
UKIP Mark Smith 126 6.5 +6.5
Majority 75 3.9
Turnout 1,947 26.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Littledown & Iford By-Election 15 December 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nicholas King 1,318 67.8 +36.9
Liberal Democrat Alan Ketchley 389 20.0 -30.9
Labour Debbie Sharman 162 8.3 +2.1
BNP Barry Bennett 74 3.8 +3.8
Majority 929 47.8
Turnout 1,943 25.9
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

2007–2011

Queen's Park By-Election 1 May 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Cheryl Anne Johnson 910 47.6 -7.3
Liberal Democrat Mike Carlile 466 24.4 -10.6
UKIP David Norman Hughes 175 9.1 +9.1
Labour Co-op Mike Goff 149 7.8 -2.3
Independent Chris Mayne 146 7.6 +7.6
Liberal Bill Brandwood 67 3.5 +3.5
Majority 444 23.2
Turnout 1,913 26.3
Conservative hold Swing
Winton East By-Election 1 May 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Douglas Lloyd Barton Spencer 590 35.6 -14.9
Liberal Democrat Anson Westbrook 411 24.8 -3.5
Labour Mel Semple 244 14.7 +3.1
Independent Malcolm Kenneth Lock 132 8.0 -1.7
Green Roger Eede 126 7.6 +7.6
BNP Barry John Sinclair Bennett 104 6.3 +6.3
UKIP Sam Whitt 51 3.1 +3.1
Majority 179 10.8
Turnout 1,658 24.6
Conservative hold Swing
Westbourne & West Cliff By-Election 4 June 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Richard Powell 1,308 51.4
Liberal Democrat Noel Davenport 567 22.3
UKIP Rod Trelease 360 14.1
Labour Jack Killingback 166 6.5
Independent Malcolm John Chapman 146 5.7
Majority 741 29.1
Turnout 2,547 31.76
Conservative hold Swing

2011–2015

Redhill and Northbourne By-Election 31 May 2012[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David d’Orton-Gibson 675 26.7
Labour Jo Kennedy 539 21.3
Liberal Democrat Pat Lewis 424 16.8
Independent Claire Smith 398 15.8
UKIP Nicholas Atkinson 327 13.0
Green Sandra Hale 54 2.1
Independent Paul Graham 51 2.0
BNP Colin Smith 42 1.7
Independent Peter Woodley 15 0.6
Majority 136 5.4
Turnout 2,525 32.77
Conservative hold Swing
Littledown and Iford By-Election 15 November 2012[6][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gill Seymour 810 54.0
Labour Debbie Lynn Sharman 247 16.5
UKIP David Norman Hughes 229 15.3
Liberal Democrat Peter David Pull 214 14.3
Majority 563 37.5
Turnout 1,500 19.98
Conservative hold Swing
Winton East By-Election 14 November 2013[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pat Oakley 503 41.8
Labour Mike Goff 215 17.9
UKIP Laurence Fear 212 17.6
Liberal Democrat Matthew Stephen Gillett 191 15.9
Green Sandra Hale 48 4.0
Independent Kathleen Mortimer 34 2.8
Turnout 1,203 15.44
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ The Borough of Bournemouth (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Bournemouth (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Bournemouth Borough Council – Redhill and Northbourne By-election". Archived from the original on 10 May 2012. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  5. ^ "Redhill and Northbourne By-election Results Notice" (PDF). Bournemouth Borough Council. Retrieved 1 June 2012.
  6. ^ "Bournemouth Borough Council – Four candidates for Littledown and Iford by-election". Archived from the original on 23 December 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  7. ^ "Bournemouth Borough Council – Littledown & Iford by-election results". Archived from the original on 23 December 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
  8. ^ "Election of a Councillor for the Winton East Ward - Result" (PDF). Bournemouth Borough Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 15 November 2013.

External links

1999 Bournemouth Borough Council election

Elections to Bournemouth Borough Council on the south coast of England were held on 6 May 1999. The whole council (a unitary authority) was up for election.

2003 Bournemouth Borough Council election

Elections to Bournemouth Borough Council on the south coast of England were held on 1 May 2003. The whole council (a unitary authority) was up for election. The number of seats at this election was reduced from 57 to 54 (wards reduced from 19 to 18).

2007 Bournemouth Borough Council election

Elections to Bournemouth Borough Council on the south coast of England were held on 3 May 2007. The whole council (a unitary authority) was up for election.

2011 Bournemouth Borough Council election

Elections to Bournemouth Borough Council were held on 5 May 2011, in line with other local elections in the United Kingdom. All 54 seats, across 18 wards of this unitary authority, were up for election.

There were 176 candidates nominated, comprised as follows: 54 Conservatives, 40 Labour, 39 Liberal Democrats, 24 Independents, 14 UK Independence Party, 4 Green Party and 1 Liberal Party. There were 3 more candidates standing than in the 2007 election.

2015 Bournemouth Borough Council election

The 2015 Bournemouth Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Bournemouth Borough Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.

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