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Latest revision as of 02:33, 11 November 2019

2008 City of Lincoln Council election[1][2]

← 2007 1 May 2008 2010 →

11 of the 33 seats to City of Lincoln Council
17 seats needed for a majority
Turnout31.4%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats
Last election 17 15 1
Seats won 7 3 1
Seats after 18 14 1
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1 Steady
Popular vote 8,797 6,454 2,924
Percentage 44.5% 32.6% 14.8%

City of Lincoln Council Election Results 2008.svg
Map showing the results the 2008 Lincoln City Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats and blue shows the Conservatives.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The 2008 City of Lincoln Council election took place on 1 May 2008 to elect members of City of Lincoln Council in Lincolnshire, England. This was held on the same day as other local elections. One third 33 seats were up for election, with one councillor in each of the 11 wards being elected. As the previous election in 2007 had been an all-out election with new ward boundaries, the seats of the candidates that had finished third in each ward in 2016 were up for election. The Conservative Party retained control of the council.[3][4]

Election result[edit]

2008 Lincoln Local Election Result
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 1 0 Increase1 63.6 44.5 8,797
  Labour 3 0 1 Decrease1 27.3 32.6 6,454
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 0 Steady 9.1 14.8 2,924
  BNP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 5.6 1,106
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.0 188
  UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.9 187
  Socialist Alternative 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.6 127
Total 11 19,783


Ward results[edit]

Abbey[edit]

Location of Abbey ward
Abbey[5][1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Kath Brothwell 657 40.0%
Conservative Cordelia McCartney 625 38.1%
Liberal Democrats Heather Cullen 259 15.8%
UKIP Carol Pearson 101 6.2%
Majority 32 1.9%
Turnout 1,642 25.2%
Labour hold

Birchwood[edit]

Location of Birchwood ward
Boultham[5][1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative John Metcalfe 740 43.5%
Labour Stephen Allnutt 464 27.2%
Independent Jack Humphries 188 11.0%
BNP Philip Marshall 183 10.7%
Liberal Democrats George Richardson 128 7.5%
Majority 276 16.2%
Turnout 1,703 30.0%
Conservative hold

Boultham[edit]

Location of Boultham ward
Boultham[5][1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Richard Coupland 667 35.4%
Conservative Andrew Bradley 655 34.8%
BNP Colin Westcott 342 18.2%
Liberal Democrats Ross Pepper 218 11.6%
Majority 12 0.6%
Turnout 1,882 33.5%
Labour hold

Bracebridge[edit]

Location of Bracebridge ward
Bracebridge[5][1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Marc Jones 1,126 60.1%
Labour David Rimmington 517 27.6%
BNP Dean Lowther 230 12.3%
Majority 609 32.5%
Turnout 1,873 32.6%
Conservative hold

Carholme[edit]

Location of Carholme ward
Carholme[5][1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Helen Heath 852 41.9%
Labour Malcolm Withers 547 26.9%
Conservative Daniel Hutchinson 509 25.0%
Socialist Alternative Nick Parker 127 6.2%
Majority 305 15.0%
Turnout 2,035 30.6%
Liberal Democrats hold

Castle[edit]

Location of Castle ward
Castle[5][1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Alister Williams 783 43.3%
Labour Rachel Taylor 699 38.6%
Liberal Democrats Charles Shaw 327 18.1%
Majority 84 4.6%
Turnout 1,809 32.3%
Conservative gain from Labour

Glebe[edit]

Location of Glebe ward
Minster[5][1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative David Denman 832 49.1%
Labour Larry Wells 524 30.9%
BNP Alan Kirk 174 10.3%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Morgan 166 9.8%
Majority 308 18.2%
Turnout 1,696 31.2%
Conservative hold

Hartsholme[edit]

Location of Hartsholme ward
Longdales[5][1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Andrew Kerry 1,212 65.5%
Labour Tony Duncan 347 18.8%
Liberal Democrats Lynn Pepper 291 15.7%
Majority 865 46.8%
Turnout 1,850 34.5%
Conservative hold

Minster[edit]

Location of Minster ward
Tritton[5][1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Sandra Gratrick 1,093 52.0%
Labour Judy Renshaw 769 36.6%
Liberal Democrats Daphne Shaw 238 11.3%
Majority 324 15.4%
Turnout 2,100 37.2%
Conservative hold

Moorland[edit]

Location of Moorland ward
Moorland[5][1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Paul Grice 859 46.5%
Labour Bob Bushell 646 34.9%
BNP Olivia Wolverson 177 9.6%
Liberal Democrats Jenny Shaw 167 9.0%
Majority 213 11.5%
Turnout 1,849 32.5%
Conservative hold

Park[edit]

Location of Park ward
Park[5][1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Brent Charlesworth 617 45.9%
Conservative Sally Grice 363 27.0%
Liberal Democrats Ryan Cullen 278 20.7%
UKIP Steve Pearson 86 6.4%
Majority 254 18.9%
Turnout 1,344 25.2%
Labour hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Andrew Teale. "Local Election Results 2008". Local Elections Archive Project.
  2. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (2008). Local Elections Handbook 2008 (PDF). University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK: Local Government Chronicle Elections Centre. p. 11.
  3. ^ "Elections 2008". BBC News.
  4. ^ "Local elections 2008" (PDF). House of Commons Library. 12 June 2008. p. 17.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "City of Lincoln Council Election Results 1973-2012". Elections Centre. Retrieved 29 October 2019.