Hart District Council election, 1998

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The 1998 Hart Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Hart District Council in Hampshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Hart Local Election Result 1998[1][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 5 0 45.5 30.3 4,045
  Conservative 3 +1 27.3 36.0 4,808
  Independent 3 -1 27.3 25.0 3,332
  Labour 0 0 0 8.7 1,160

Ward results[edit]

Blackwater and Hawley[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Brian Blewett 527 49.2
Conservative John Twemlow 432 40.3
Labour Pauline Billman 113 10.5
Majority 95 8.9
Turnout 1,072
Church Crookham[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Heather Shearer 738 44.8
Conservative Rosemary Feltham 727 44.1
Labour Hugh Meredith 183 11.1
Majority 11 0.7
Turnout 1,648
Crondall[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Norman Lambert 741 71.5
Liberal Democrat Penelope Wright 190 18.3
Labour Alan Partridge 106 10.2
Majority 551 53.1
Turnout 1,037
Fleet Courtmoor[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Colin Hazell 838 60.2
Independent Stephen Gorys 404 29.0
Labour Janet Carrier 150 10.8
Majority 434 31.2
Turnout 1,392
Fleet Pondtail[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Sharyn Wheale 944 50.8
Conservative Brian Goddard 727 39.1
Labour Peter Cotton 188 10.1
Majority 217 11.7
Turnout 1,859
Fleet West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Conservative Peter Shoesmith 975 66.4
Liberal Democrat Richard Robinson 326 22.2
Labour Shirley Dearman 168 11.4
Majority 649 44.2
Turnout 1,469
Frogmore and Darby Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Vivien Street 652 66.5
Conservative Caryl Bromhead 192 19.6
Labour John Davies 136 13.9
Majority 460 46.9
Turnout 980
Hartley Wintney[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Susan Band 1,009 86.3
Liberal Democrat Anthony Over 160 13.7
Majority 849 72.6
Turnout 1,169
Hook[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Fergus Kirkham 848 57.2
Conservative Andrew Henderson 634 42.8
Majority 214 14.4
Turnout 1,482
Long Sutton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sarah Wallis 301 69.2
Liberal Democrat William Redman 134 30.8
Majority 167 38.4
Turnout 435
Yateley West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Simpson 470 58.6
Conservative David Ashworth 216 26.9
Labour John Davis 116 14.5
Majority 254 31.7
Turnout 802

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Local Elections results". The Times. 1998-05-09. p. 46. 
  2. ^ "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 1998-05-09. p. 16. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Local Election Results for 7 May 1998". Hart District Council. Retrieved 2010-04-18. 


Preceded by
Hart Council election, 1996
Hart local elections Succeeded by
Hart Council election, 1999