Rochford Council election, 2006


Rochford Council election, 2006

Elections to Rochford Council were held on 4 May, 2006. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was
*Conservative 34
*Liberal Democrat 4
*Rochford Residents 1

Election result

Election Summary Party
party = Conservative Party (UK)
seats = 10
gain = 2
loss = 0
net = +2
seats % = 76.9
votes % = 55.3
votes = 9,031
plus/minus = -7.0%
Election Summary Party
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
seats = 2
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 15.4
votes % = 17.8
votes = 2,909
plus/minus = +9.1%
Election Summary
party = Rochford Residents
seats = 1
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 7.7
votes % = 6.1
votes = 992
plus/minus = +6.1%
Election Summary Party
party = Labour Party (UK)
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 1
net = -1
seats % = 0
votes % = 15.8
votes = 2,589
plus/minus = -2.8%
Election Summary Party
party = Green Party of England and Wales
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 0
net = 0
seats % = 0
votes % = 5.0
votes = 817
plus/minus = -5.4%
Election Summary Party
party = Independent (politician)
seats = 0
gain = 0
loss = 1
net = -1
seats % = 0
votes % = 0
votes = 0
plus/minus = +0.0%

Ward results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Christopher Black
votes = 900
percentage = 73.3
change = -1.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Victor Howlett
votes = 328
percentage = 26.7
change = +1.4
Election box majority
votes = 572
percentage = 46.6
change = -2.8
Election box turnout
votes = 1,228
percentage = 37.6
change = +11.4
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Trevor Goodwin
votes = 851
percentage = 59.0
change = -0.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Graham Fox
votes = 393
percentage = 27.3
change = -13.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Gillian Askew
votes = 198
percentage = 13.7
change = +13.7
Election box majority
votes = 458
percentage = 31.7
change = +13.5
Election box turnout
votes = 1,442
percentage = 32.7
change = -3.0
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Christopher Lumley
votes = 683
percentage = 66.3
change = +10.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Roland Adams
votes = 347
percentage = 33.7
change = -10.6
Election box majority
votes = 336
percentage = 32.6
change = +21.2
Election box turnout
votes = 1,030
percentage = 37.4
change = +8.6
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Michael Starke
votes = 596
percentage = 51.6
change = +0.0
Election box candidate
party = Rochford Residents
candidate = Christine Mason
votes = 438
percentage = 37.9
change = +15.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Sheila Downard
votes = 121
percentage = 10.5
change = -1.0
Election box majority
votes = 158
percentage = 13.7
change = -15.1
Election box turnout
votes = 1,155
percentage = 33.7
change = +7.7
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Heather Glynn
votes = 701
percentage = 77.8
change = +33.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Thompson
votes = 200
percentage = 22.2
change = +5.5
Election box majority
votes = 501
percentage = 55.6
change = +49.7
Election box turnout
votes = 901
percentage = 28.2
change = +5.9
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Independent (politician)
swing =

Election box candidate
party = Rochford Residents
candidate = John Mason
votes = 554
percentage = 44.7
change = +44.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Malcolm Houghton
votes = 422
percentage = 34.0
change = -9.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Myra Weir
votes = 264
percentage = 21.3
change = -18.4
Election box majority
votes = 132
percentage = 10.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,240
percentage = 39.5
change = +11.7
Election box hold with party link
winner = Independent (politician)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Carole Weston
votes = 1,181
percentage = 68.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Dorothy Thompson
votes = 313
percentage = 18.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Gabrielle Yeadell
votes = 230
percentage = 13.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 868
percentage = 50.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,724
percentage = 34.1
change = -4.0
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Rosemary Brown
votes = 977
percentage = 58.5
change = +5.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Angelina Marriott
votes = 381
percentage = 22.8
change = -3.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Robin Hume
votes = 313
percentage = 18.7
change = -1.1
Election box majority
votes = 596
percentage = 35.7
change = +8.9
Election box turnout
votes = 1,671
percentage = 31.5
change = -5.3
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Patricia Aves
votes = 654
percentage = 61.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Patricia Putt
votes = 283
percentage = 26.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Christopher Morgan
votes = 135
percentage = 12.6
change =
Election box majority
votes = 371
percentage = 34.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,072
percentage = 32.7
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = James Cottis
votes = 877
percentage = 52.9
change = -7.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Maureen Vince
votes = 782
percentage = 47.1
change = +7.6
Election box majority
votes = 95
percentage = 5.8
change = -15.2
Election box turnout
votes = 1,659
percentage = 32.0
change = +1.0
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = James Grey
votes = 618
percentage = 61.6
change = +2.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Keith Budden
votes = 310
percentage = 30.9
change = -9.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Neil Kirsh
votes = 76
percentage = 7.6
change = +7.6
Election box majority
votes = 308
percentage = 30.7
change = +11.9
Election box turnout
votes = 1,004
percentage = 34.8
change = -8.8
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Mavis Webster
votes = 768
percentage = 70.5
change = +2.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Mark Pearson
votes = 322
percentage = 29.5
change = -2.0
Election box majority
votes = 446
percentage = 41.0
change = +4.0
Election box turnout
votes = 1,090
percentage = 34.4
change = -3.7
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Peter Webster
votes = 711
percentage = 63.4
change = +0.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Jacqueline Dillnutt
votes = 411
percentage = 36.6
change = -0.7
Election box majority
votes = 300
percentage = 26.8
change = +1.4
Election box turnout
votes = 1,122
percentage = 37.1
change = -1.7
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

References

* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/bsp/hi/vote2006/locals/html/22ul.stm 2006 Rochford election result]
* [http://www.rochford.gov.uk/rdc/PDF/elections_district_council_results.pdf Ward results]

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