Hastings Borough Council election, 2002

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Map of the results of the 2002 Hastings council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow.

Elections to Hastings Borough Council were held on 2 May 2002. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 2000. The Labour party kept overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 32.0%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Hastings Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 21 +3 65.6 45.7 16,666
  Conservative 10 +4 31.3 33.0 12,051
  Liberal Democrat 1 -7 3.1 17.6 6,432
  Green 0 0 0 2.8 1,017
  Independent 0 0 0 0.7 264
  Rock 'n' Roll Loony 0 0 0 0.1 42

Ward results[edit]

Ashdown (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Wilson 558
Conservative Robert Cooke 549
Liberal Democrat Colin Dormer 331
Labour Kenneth Hadler 324
Labour Inge Eveleigh 318
Liberal Democrat Henry Campbell 310
Turnout 2,390 32.5
Baird (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Hart 473
Labour Ion Castro 448
Conservative Gillian Bing 368
Conservative Esther Carpenter 362
Liberal Democrat Stephen Randell 175
Turnout 1,826 27.0
Braybrooke (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Godfrey Daniel 831
Labour Dominic Sabetian 697
Conservative Raymond Marchant 343
Conservative Nicholas Prince 328
Liberal Democrat Janet Saxby 189
Liberal Democrat Roy Tobin 166
Green Amanda Eyre 81
Green Michael Turner 73
Independent Robert Longworth 68
Turnout 2,776 38.1
Castle (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Pamela Brown 627
Labour Clive Jackson 583
Labour Melanie Rycroft 541
Liberal Democrat Paul Smith 483
Conservative Cynthia Jones 153
Conservative Joan Patten 151
Green Laurence Homewood 121
Turnout 2,659 32.5
Central St Leonards (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Humphries 690
Labour Trevor Webb 608
Conservative Fiona Evans 405
Conservative Eve Martin 398
Liberal Democrat Thomas Leitch 171
Green Emily Johns 138
Turnout 2,410 30.9
Conquest (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dennis Moon 656
Conservative Peter Pragnell 627
Labour Hugh Nicholson 357
Liberal Democrat Greg Rose 354
Labour Andrew Luke 325
Independent Robert Harris 196
Turnout 2,515 35.6
Gensing (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Cartwright 498
Labour Ronald Rushbrook 436
Liberal Democrat Vivienne Bond 425
Liberal Democrat Gary Pantrey 346
Conservative Wendy Goldsmith 229
Conservative Joseph Jones 229
Green Modlinger 93
Turnout 2,349 27.3
Hollington (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Silverson 511
Labour Terry Soan 508
Conservative Philippe Bedford 177
Conservative Elfriede Molloy 176
Liberal Democrat Roger Weeden 111
Green Kevin Young 74
Turnout 1,557 22.1
Maze Hill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joy Waite 624
Conservative Maureen Charlesworth 623
Liberal Democrat Stephanie Edmonds 329
Labour Bruce Dowling 319
Labour Susannah Farley-Green 286
Liberal Democrat Peter Dalton 234
Green Mary Robertson 86
Turnout 2,501 33.4
Old Hastings (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Bigg 778
Labour Arthur Kitson 637
Conservative Ian Porter 473
Conservative Arthur Burgess 453
Liberal Democrat Susan Palmer 371
Liberal Democrat Anne Scott 328
Green Diana Marquand 137
Turnout 3,177 39.3
Ore (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Hancock 503
Labour Peter Chowney 450
Conservative Mark Charlesworth 268
Liberal Democrat Andrew Feeley 245
Conservative Jocette Wilson 222
Green Sally Phillips 118
Turnout 1,806 27.0
Silverhill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Annette Barton 601
Labour Alan Roberts 546
Conservative Theresa Lock 376
Conservative Shefali Nimbark 326
Liberal Democrat William Third 244
Green Simon Medhurst 96
Turnout 2,189 35.3
St Helens (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Bing 781
Conservative Matthew Lock 760
Labour John Ward 637
Labour David Waller 631
Liberal Democrat Feargal Coffey 281
Turnout 3,090 41.3
Tressell (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jay Kramer 500
Labour Trevor May 452
Conservative Lyn Burgess 138
Liberal Democrat Robin Edmonds 137
Conservative Catherine Cassidy 131
Turnout 1,358 23.2
West St. Leonards (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Finch 346
Conservative Matthew Beaver 337
Labour Thomas Munch-Petersen 286
Labour Keith Wood 277
Liberal Democrat Joan Feeley 206
Liberal Democrat Donald Wise 203
Rock 'n' Roll Loony Brett McLean 42
Turnout 1,697 31.1
Wishing Tree (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeremy Birch 895
Labour Philip Scott 720
Conservative Raymond Molloy 256
Conservative Quentin Waite 228
Liberal Democrat Antony Davis 166
Turnout 2,265 34.4

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