Epping Forest District Council election, 2000

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Elections to Epping Forest Council were held on 4 May 2000. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control. Overall turnout was 30.4%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Epping Forest Local Election Result 2000
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 +2 40.0 43.1 8,465 +0.4%
  Liberal Democrat 5 0 25.0 24.2 4,751 -0.9%
  Labour 3 -2 15.0 19.1 3,738 -7.3%
  Loughton Residents Association 3 0 15.0 8.9 1,751 +6.3%
  Independent 1 0 5.0 4.7 917 +1.5%

1 Conservative candidate was unopposed

Ward results[edit]

Broadway
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Owen 498 65.1 -12.5
Conservative Ian Locks 267 34.9 +12.5
Majority 231 30.2 -25.0
Turnout 765 19.8 -2.5
Buckhurst Hill East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Leonard Martin 620 60.0 -4.8
Conservative George Denny 301 29.1 +6.0
Labour Ronald Rodwell 112 10.8 -1.3
Majority 319 30.9 -10.8
Turnout 1,033 31.6 +5.5
Buckhurst Hill West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Ann Haigh 876 55.0 +2.0
Conservative Richard Watts 648 40.7 -1.8
Labour Janice Croke 70 4.4 +0.0
Majority 228 14.3 +3.8
Turnout 1,594 32.2 -0.5
Chigwell Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Gilliham 564 79.2 +47.3
Liberal Democrat Peter Netherclift 148 20.8 +14.9
Majority 416 58.4
Turnout 712 22.5 -9.1
Debden Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Colin Huckle 485 62.1 -13.4
Conservative Derek Knight 296 37.9 +13.4
Majority 189 24.2 -26.8
Turnout 781 20.1 -1.0
Epping Hemnall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Janet Whitehouse 862 50.6 +0.5
Conservative Ian Hull 704 41.3 +0.7
Labour Barry Johns 137 8.0 -1.4
Majority 158 9.3 -0.2
Turnout 1,703 37.4 -3.3
Epping Lindsey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Brady 705 41.8 -7.6
Liberal Democrat Robert Goold 558 33.1 +13.0
Labour Thomas Norris 422 25.0 -5.5
Majority 147 8.7 -10.2
Turnout 1,685 36.3 +6.1
Grange Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat William Maclaine 740 53.4 -1.5
Conservative Ronald McCarthy 561 40.4 +4.1
Labour Sidney Miller 86 6.2 -2.6
Majority 179 13.0 -5.6
Turnout 1,387 31.8 +5.8
High Ongar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret McEwen unopposed
Loughton Forest
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Loughton Residents Association Ronald Gow 537 51.2 +0.7
Conservative Stephen Metcalf 402 38.4 +5.0
Labour Joan Ormston 109 10.4 -2.8
Majority 135 12.8 -4.3
Turnout 1,048 33.3 -0.7
Loughton Roding
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stanley Goodwin 630 54.6 -6.6
Conservative Jessica Bostock 375 32.5 +3.3
Liberal Democrat Lucille Thompson 148 12.8 +3.2
Majority 255 22.1 -9.9
Turnout 1,153 28.8 +4.2
Loughton St Johns
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Loughton Residents Association Roger Pearce 602 53.8 +0.2
Conservative Colin Finn 401 35.8 +2.9
Labour Thomas Owen 116 10.4 -3.0
Majority 201 18.0 -2.7
Turnout 1,119 27.8 +5.3
Loughton St Marys
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Loughton Residents Association Michael Wardle 612 61.4 +1.7
Conservative John Silberrad 290 29.1 +5.7
Labour Peter Lavin 94 9.4 -7.5
Majority 322 32.3 -4.0
Turnout 996 31.0 +0.4
Passingford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Diana Collins 391 84.6
Liberal Democrat Susan Hutchings 71 15.4
Majority 320 69.2
Turnout 462 29.7
Patemoster
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Johnson 514 56.3 -7.2
Labour Albert Farren 360 39.4 +7.4
Liberal Democrat Olive Dunseath 39 4.3 -0.2
Majority 154 16.9 -14.6
Turnout 913 27.3 +1.4
Roothing Country
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Douglas Kelly 431 66.5
Conservative William White 217 33.5
Majority 214 33.0
Turnout 648 54.5
Roydon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Norman Clark 435 82.7
Labour Robin Walker 91 17.3
Majority 344 65.4
Turnout 526 25.2
Sheering
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Harrington 397 76.9
Labour Jill Finlay 119 23.1
Majority 278 53.8
Turnout 516 23.8
Theydon Bois
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Glozier 591 45.2 -17.7
Independent Ronald Smith 482 36.9 +36.9
Liberal Democrat Monica Richardson 165 12.6 -13.1
Labour Derek Clark 69 5.3 -6.1
Majority 109 8.3 -28.9
Turnout 1,307 42.5 +10.5
Waltham Abbey East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Gilding 841 66.0 +5.2
Labour John Langer 340 26.7 -4.4
Liberal Democrat Ingrid Black 93 7.3 -0.8
Majority 501 39.3 +9.6
Turnout 1,274 22.8 +0.0

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