Poole Borough Council election, 2007

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Elections to Poole Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007 in line with other local elections in the United Kingdom. All 42 seats across 16 wards[1] of this unitary authority were up for election.

There were 115 candidates nominated, comprised as follows:- 42 Conservatives, 36 Liberal Democrats, 16 Labour, 13 UK Independence Party, 5 Independents, 2 British National Party and 1 Green Party.

Election result summary[edit]

Poole Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 25 2 3 -1 50.9 59.5 54,506
  Liberal Democrat 17 3 2 +1 40.5 38.2 40,956
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 3.9 4,182
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 3.6 3,907
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 1,835
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 878
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 836

Election results by ward[edit]

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Alderney (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Tony Trent 1,652
Liberal Democrat Lindsay Wilson 1,611
Liberal Democrat Charles Meachin 1,534
Conservative Carol Burnell 537
Conservative Michael Woolrych 518
Conservative Linda Gillard 515
BNP Stuart Smith 464
UKIP Joan Player 349
Labour Verity Sanderson 302
Turnout 2,900 34.86
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Branksome East (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mary Hillman 947
Conservative Guy Montrose 817
Independent Veronica Trevett 577
Liberal Democrat Cathey Gardner 353
Liberal Democrat Peter Matthews 334
Turnout 1,689 35.71
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Branksome West (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Philip Eades 1,119
Conservative Joyce Lavender 1,007
Liberal Democrat Marion Le Poidevin 996
Conservative Jonathan Bagram 854
Turnout 2,108 38.90
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Broadstone (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Michael Brooke 2,696
Liberal Democrat Graham Mason 2,314
Liberal Democrat Daniel Martin 2,301
Conservative David Newell 1,872
Conservative Barry Smith 1,796
Conservative Marie Krolski-Pethen 1,587
UKIP Ian Critchley 307
Independent Roy Godfrey 272
Independent Brian Lloyd 235
Turnout 4,671 55.67
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Canford Cliffs (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carol Deas 2,610
Conservative May Haines 2,414
Conservative Niel Sorton 2,263
Liberal Democrat Robin Rennison 508
UKIP John Haywood 420
Turnout 3,119 43.27
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Canford Heath East (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Sandra Moore 1,221
Liberal Democrat Graham Curtis 1,152
Conservative Margaret Roebuck 410
Conservative Sheila Roberts 399
UKIP Valerie Foice 139
Labour Matthew Smith 83
Labour James Selby-Bennett 76
Turnout 1,844 34.20
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Canford Heath West (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Chris Matthews 1,100
Liberal Democrat Jeffrey Allen 994
Conservative Bernard Broderick 757
Conservative Mike Walton 706
UKIP Jack Edwards 163
Labour Julie Sanderson 125
Labour George Inglis 113
Turnout 2,104 39.76
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Creekmoor (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Leslie Burden 1,649
Conservative John Rampton 1,503
Conservative Judy Butt 1,475
Liberal Democrat Rory Mackay 788
Liberal Democrat Keith Bates 757
Liberal Democrat Andrew May 753
UKIP John Butler 364
Turnout 2,556 35.18
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Hamworthy East (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roger Gregory 805
Conservative Mike White 793
Liberal Democrat Carol Bond 494
Liberal Democrat Martin Fraser 377
Labour Darren Brown 256
Labour Jason Sanderson 209
Turnout 1,542 35.65
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Hamworthy West (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Chandler 829
Conservative Michael Wilkins 815
Liberal Democrat Lou Knight 563
Liberal Democrat Ann Deacon 510
Labour Pat Hicks 223
Labour Bill Duncan 198
Turnout 1,649 32.61
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Merley and Bearwood (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Peter Maiden 2,238
Liberal Democrat David Brown 2,227
Liberal Democrat Daphne Long 2,036
Conservative Katie Hives 1,676
Conservative Jonathan Pethen 1,492
Conservative Karen Rampton 1,475
Turnout 3,901 46.81
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Newtown (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Michael Plummer 1,452
Liberal Democrat Brian Clements 1,439
Liberal Democrat Graham Wilson 1,391
Conservative John Allen 854
Conservative Leo Belcham 809
Conservative Suki Tate 770
Labour Hazel Malcolm-Walker 322
Labour Ian Malcolm-Walker 287
Turnout 2,781 30.75
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Oakdale (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Adams 1,584
Conservative David Gillard 1,484
Conservative Janet Walton 1,194
Liberal Democrat Christina Parker 572
Liberal Democrat Sean Perrin 926
Liberal Democrat Angela van Lancker 868
Labour Brian Ellis 413
UKIP Gillian Coulbeck 379
Labour Tony Gardner 363
UKIP Emma-Leigh Graham 353
UKIP Michael Fisher 322
Labour Tilak Ginige 298
Turnout 2,781 30.75
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Parkstone (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anne Stribley 2,074
Conservative Don Collier 1,989
Conservative Tony Woodcock 1,747
Liberal Democrat Judith Howells 947
Green Jack Constantine 836
Independent Ian Northover 559
BNP Glenn Chappelle-Marriot 298
Turnout 3,352 40.51
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Penn Hill (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Elaine Atkinson 1,947
Conservative Xena Dion 1,942
Conservative Ronald Parker 1,911
Liberal Democrat Quenten Walker 900
UKIP Marion Wilson 472
Turnout 3,068 36.14
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Poole Town (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carol Evans 1,248
Conservative Brian Leverett 1,245
Conservative Chris Bulteel 1,190
Liberal Democrat Sarah Wilson 485
Liberal Democrat David Parker 480
Liberal Democrat Anndrew Muspratt 478
UKIP Avril King 377
Labour Jennie Ellis 346
Labour John Hewinson 293
UKIP Andrew Smith 286
UKIP Peter Wheat 251
Independent Jason Jones 192
Turnout 2,481 35.40
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Borough of Poole – Wards". Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Borough of Poole – Election Results 2007". Retrieved 12 May 2011.