Mole Valley Council election, 2002

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Elections to Mole Valley Council were held on 2 May 2002. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Mole Valley Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 6 +1 42.9 39.2 8,384
  Conservative 5 -1 35.7 42.3 9,060
  Independent 3 0 21.4 10.8 2,306
  Labour 0 0 0 7.3 1,572
  Green 0 0 0 0.4 77

Ward results[edit]

Ashtead Common
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent John Northcott 756 51.4
Conservative Sylvia Sharland 603 41.0
Labour John Gough 112 7.6
Majority 153 10.4
Turnout 1,471
Ashtead Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Peter Smith 740 57.1
Conservative Christopher Reynolds 464 35.8
Labour Susan Gilchrist 58 4.5
Green Anthony Cooper 34 2.6
Majority 276 21.3
Turnout 1,296
Ashtead Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Michael Williams 810 47.8
Conservative Christopher Hunt 575 34.0
Liberal Democrat Janet Jones 177 10.5
Labour Clive Scott 88 5.2
Green Jennifer Huggett 43 2.5
Majority 235 13.8
Turnout 1,693
Bookham North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Moore 1,111 52.4
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Howarth 939 44.3
Labour George Helowicz 70 3.3
Majority 172 8.1
Turnout 2,120
Bookham South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Tony Turner 1,149 59.0
Conservative Eddie Palmer 710 36.5
Labour Ian James 88 4.5
Majority 439 22.5
Turnout 1,947
Brockham, Betchworth and Buckland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat John Washtell 876 55.8
Conservative Anthony Kenney 623 39.7
Labour Anne Helowicz 71 4.5
Majority 253 16.1
Turnout 1,570
Capel, Leigh and Newdigate
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Julian Shersby 755 67.7
Liberal Democrat John Watson 360 32.3
Majority 395 45.4
Turnout 1,115
Dorking North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Derrick Burt 753 54.6
Conservative Bridget Upton-Taylor 516 37.4
Labour David Christison 111 8.0
Majority 237 17.2
Turnout 1,380
Dorking South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Margaret Cooksey 1,197 53.6
Conservative Vivienne Michael 863 38.6
Labour Philip May 174 7.8
Majority 334 15.0
Turnout 2,234
Fetcham East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Garth Paterson-Borland 810 67.9
Liberal Democrat Andrew Freeman 383 32.1
Majority 427 35.8
Turnout 1,193
Fetcham West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Timothy Hall 618 57.1
Liberal Democrat Humphrey Bowen 394 36.4
Labour Gregory Corey 70 6.5
Majority 224 20.7
Turnout 1,082
Holmwoods
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Caroline Salmon 965 60.2
Conservative Michael Foulston 430 26.8
Labour Keith Davis 207 12.9
Majority 535 33.4
Turnout 1,602
Leatherhead North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Hubert Carr 721 48.8
Labour Nicholas Trier 438 29.7
Conservative Charlotte Keys 317 21.5
Majority 283 19.1
Turnout 1,476
Leatherhead South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Sharland 665 54.5
Liberal Democrat Christopher Lloyd 470 38.5
Labour Rupert Watts 85 7.0
Majority 195 16.0
Turnout 1,220

References[edit]


Preceded by
Mole Valley Council election, 2000
Mole Valley local elections Succeeded by
Mole Valley Council election, 2003