Broxbourne Borough Council election, 2000

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The Broxbourne Council election, 2000 was held to elect council members of the Broxbourne Borough Council, the local government authority of the borough of Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England.

Composition of expiring seats before election[edit]

Ward Party Incumbent Elected Incumbent Standing again?
Broxbourne Conservative 1999 Donald Poole Yes
Bury Green Conservative 1999 Dorothy Edmonds Yes
Cheshunt Central Conservative 1999 Milan Milovanovic Yes
Cheshunt North Conservative 1999 Mark Farrington Yes
Flamstead End Conservative 1999 David Manning Yes
Goffs Oak Conservative 1999 Jacqueline De Pace Yes
Hoddesdon North Conservative 1999 Lyn White Yes
Hoddesdon Town Conservative 1999 John Rose Yes
Rye Park Conservative 1999 Peter Swannell Yes
Theobalds Conservative 1999 Charles Tranham Yes
Waltham Cross Labour 1999 Marios Kousoulou Yes
Wormley / Turnford Conservative 1999 Paul Mason Yes

Election results[edit]

Broxbourne Local Election Result 2000
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 1 0 +1 100.00 65.87 9,131
  Labour 0 0 1 -1 0.00 24.78 3,435
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 7.85 1,088
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 208

Results summary[edit]

An election was held in 12 wards on 4 May 2000.

There was no election in Rosedale Ward.

The Conservative Party won all 12 seats making 1 gain at the expense of the Labour Party in Waltham Cross Ward.

Mark Farrington won Cheshunt North Ward for the Conservative Party having "crossed the floor" of the Council Chamber since the 1999 Local Government election when he had won a Cheshunt North seat for the Labour Party.

This was the first local election since 1995 where the British National Party had fielded any candidates.

The new political balance of the council following this election was:

Ward results[edit]

Broxbourne Ward Result 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Donald Poole 900 74.56
Labour Janet Kousoulou 307 25.44
Majority 593
Turnout 1,207 23.27%
Conservative hold Swing
Bury Green Ward Result 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dorothy Edmonds 783 68.74
Labour Rachel Bates 356 31.26
Majority 427
Turnout 1,139 23.75
Conservative hold Swing
Cheshunt Central Ward Result 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Milan Milovanovic 825 59.87
Labour Edwin Bates 314 22.79
Liberal Democrat Robert Smith 142 10.30
BNP John Cope 97 7.04
Majority 511
Turnout 1,378 24.46
Conservative hold Swing
Cheshunt North Ward Result 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Farrington 683 52.99
Labour Richard Clark 381 29.56
Liberal Democrat Nicholas Garton 114 8.84
BNP Ramon Johns 111 8.61
Majority 302
Turnout 1,289 23.92
Conservative hold Swing
Flamstead End Ward Result 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Manning 756 70.86
Labour Derrick Shiers 200 18.74
Liberal Democrat Maureen Smith 111 10.40
Majority 556
Turnout 1,067 22.15
Conservative hold Swing
Goffs Oak Ward Result 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jacqueline De Pace 974 84.33
Labour Christopher Simonovitch 181 15.67
Majority 793
Turnout 1,155 23.94
Conservative hold Swing
Hoddesdon North Ward Result 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Evelyn White 860 71.85
Labour Glenn Craig 171 14.29
Liberal Democrat Eric Waughray 166 13.86
Majority 689
Turnout 1,197 23.27
Conservative hold Swing
Hoddesdon Town Ward Result 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Rose 628 60.33
Labour Malcolm Aitken 280 26.90
Liberal Democrat Peter Huse 133 12.77
Majority 348
Turnout 1,041 21.00
Conservative hold Swing
Rye Park Ward Result 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Swannell 627 58.93
Liberal Democrat Michael Winrow 325 30.55
Labour Carolyn Iles 112 10.52
Majority 302
Turnout 1,064
Conservative hold Swing
Theobalds Ward Result 2 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Tranham 934 69.24
Labour Ronald McCole 415 30.76
Majority 519
Turnout 1,489 26.93
Conservative hold Swing
Waltham Cross Ward Result 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Manley 498 51.50
Labour Marios Kousoulou 469 48.50
Majority 29
Turnout 967 20.76
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Wormley / Turnford Ward Result 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Mason 663 65.71
Labour Malcolm Theobald 249 24.68
Liberal Democrat Penelope Simmons 97 9.61
Majority 414
Turnout 1,009 16.78
Conservative hold Swing

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