Daventry District Council election, 2002

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Elections to Daventry District Council were held on 2 May 2002. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 35%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Daventry Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 6 0 +6 92.3 59.4 7,741
  Labour 1 0 3 -3 7.7 30.0 3,913
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 2 -2 0 10.6 1,385
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0 0 0

Ward results[edit]

Abbey North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Peccioli 695 55.9
Labour Gareth Pritchard 549 44.1
Majority 146 11.8
Turnout 1,244
Conservative hold Swing
Barby and Kilsby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Katherine Hemmings 594 45.0
Liberal Democrat Catherine Lomax 571 43.3
Labour Ann Frost 155 11.7
Majority 23 1.7
Turnout 1,320
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Brampton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ken Melling 425 79.9
Labour Anthony Sparrowhawk 107 20.1
Majority 318 59.8
Turnout 532
Conservative hold Swing
Brixworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nicholas Bunting 797 51.2
Liberal Democrat Leslie Tyrer 551 35.4
Labour Mark Mulcahey 208 13.4
Majority 246 15.8
Turnout 1,556
Conservative hold Swing
Byfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gayl Coleridge 526 74.6
Labour Gillian Pitt 179 25.4
Majority 347 49.2
Turnout 705
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Drayton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nigel Carr 499 53.1
Conservative Barry Howard 440 46.9
Majority 59 6.2
Turnout 939
Labour hold Swing
Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alan Hills 592 52.2
Labour Maureen Luke 543 47.8
Majority 49 4.4
Turnout 1,135
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Long Buckby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Osborne 888 60.0
Labour Chris Myers 591 40.0
Majority 297 20.0
Turnout 1,479
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Moulton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Cribbin 718 59.4
Liberal Democrat Edna Tyrer 263 21.8
Labour Brian Luck 227 18.8
Majority 455 37.6
Turnout 1,208
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Spratton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Cox 372 57.4
Labour Suzanne McDonald-Walker 276 42.6
Majority 96 14.8
Turnout 648
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
West Haddon and Guilsborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Chris Millar 649 79.8
Labour Jane Cartlidge 164 20.2
Majority 485 59.6
Turnout 813
Conservative hold Swing
Woodford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Liz Griffin 521 63.1
Labour Christine Fitchett 305 36.9
Majority 216 26.2
Turnout 826
Conservative hold Swing
Yelvertoft
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ida Taylor 524 82.6
Labour John Moger 110 17.4
Majority 414 65.2
Turnout 634
Conservative hold Swing

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