Riverside (Liverpool ward)

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Coordinates: 53°22′48″N 2°57′18″W / 53.380°N 2.955°W / 53.380; -2.955 Riverside is a Liverpool City Council Ward in the Liverpool Riverside Parliamentary constituency. It contains a part of Toxteth, the Dingle and the southern part of the city centre. It was formed for the 2004 Municipal elections from the former Abercromby and Dingle wards.[1]

Councillors[edit]

The ward has returned five Councillors[2]

Term Councillor Party
2004 - 2012 Joe Anderson Labour
2004 - 2013 Paul Brant Labour
2004 - present Steve Munby Labour
2012 - present Hetty Wood Labour Co-op
2013 - present Michelle Corrigan Labour

Joe Anderson was elected as Mayor of Liverpool on 3rd May 2012 and thereby resigned his council seat.

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 22nd May 2014 [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Hetty Wood 2078 67.31% -3.59%
UKIP Darren McCready 413 13.38% +5.38%
Green Martin Sydney Dobson 276 8.94% -0.74%
Conservative John Astley Watson 117 3.79% +1.17%
Liberal Democrat Sean McHugh 104 3.37% -0.93%
TUSC John Gary Marston 81 2.62% -0.67%
Liberal Ian Thomas Bull 18 0.58% n/a
Majority 1,665 53.93% -7.29%
Turnout 3391 26.13% +14.5%
Labour hold Swing -4.49%
Riverside by-election: 5th December 2013 [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Corrigan 1055 70.90% -5.95%
Green Martin Dobson 144 9.68% +0.88%
UKIP Adam Heatherington 119 8.00% n/a
Liberal Democrat Kevin White 64 4.30% -0.07%
TUSC John Marston 49 3.29% -2.92%
Conservative Chris Hall 39 2.62% -1.16
English Democrats Steven McEllenborough 9 0.60% n/a
Independent Peter Cooney 7 0.47% n/a
Independent Alison Louise Goudie 1 0.07% n/a
Majority 911 61.22% -6.83%
Turnout 1488 11.63% -5.05%
Labour hold Swing -2.54%
Riverside by-election: 5th July 2012 [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Hetty Wood 1424 76.85 -4.58%
Green Peter Andrew Cranie 163 8.80 +2.97%
TUSC Chris McDermott 115 6.21 +2.88%
Liberal Democrat Nicola Jane Beckett 81 4.37 n/a
Conservative Alma Gavine McGing 70 3.78 +0.47%
Majority 1261 68.05% -6.93%
Turnout 1853 16.68% -12.78%
Labour hold Swing -0.81%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2012: 3rd May 2012 [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Munby 2666 81.43% +3.52%
Green Peter Andrew Cranie 191 5.83% +0.31%
Conservative Angela Oates 139 4.25% -1.41%
TUSC Celia Ralph 109 3.33% +0.85%
English Democrats Neil Kenny 103 3.15% n/a%
Liberal Irene Norah Mayes 66 2.02% +0.28%
Majority 2475 74.98% +0.73%
Turnout 3301 29.46% -1.84%
Labour hold Swing +2.47%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2011: 5th May 2011 [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul David Brant 2836 79.91% +12.42%
Conservative Alma Gavine McGing 201 5.66% -1.47%
Liberal Democrat Kathryn Dadswell 198 5.58% -11.76%
Green Peter Andrew Cranie 196 5.52% +0.75%
TUSC Daren Andrew Ireland 88 2.48% n/a
Liberal Michael Morgan 30 0.85% -2.42%
Majority 2635 74.25% +24.10%
Turnout 3549 31.30% -19.52%
Labour hold Swing 6.95%
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2010: Riverside [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Anderson 3978 67.49% -5.59%
Liberal Democrat Reginald Robert Standish 1022 17.34% +9.31%
Conservative Alma Gavine McGing 420 7.13% -0.38%
Green Lewis Coyne 281 4.77% -2.55%
Liberal Maria Langley 193 3.27% -0.79%
Majority 2956 50.15%
Turnout 5894 50.82% +27.47%
Labour hold Swing 7.45%

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2008: Riverside [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Patrick Munby 1838 73.08%
Liberal Democrat Conor Julian McDonald 202 8.03%
Conservative Emlyn Williams 189 7.51%
Green William Ward 184 7.32%
Liberal John Graves 102 4.06%
Majority
Turnout 2515 23.35%
Labour hold Swing


Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2007: Riverside [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Brant 1678 69.40%
Liberal Democrat Conor Julian McDonald 252 10.42%
Conservative Emlyn Williams 241 9.97%
Green Jonathan Clatworthy 184 7.61%
Liberal David O'Brien 63 2.61%
Majority
Turnout 2418 23.27
Labour hold Swing
Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2006: Riverside [11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joe Anderson 1562 65.96%
Liberal Democrat Gabriel Bernard Muies 267 11.28%
Conservative Richard Perkins 205 8.66%
Green Jonathan Clatworthy 180 7.60%
Liberal Irene Norah Mayes 90 3.80%
United Socialist Cecilia Ralph 64 2.70%
Majority
Turnout 2368 21.19%
Labour hold Swing

After the boundary change of 2004 the whole of Liverpool City Council faced election. Three Councillors were returned.

Liverpool City Council Municipal Elections 2004: Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stephen Munby 1532
Labour Paul Brant 1524
Labour Joseph Anderson 1468
Liberal Democrat Perry Lee 712
Liberal Democrat Annette Butler 681
Liberal Democrat Gabriel Muies 637
Green Natasha Stentiford 188
Conservative John Watson 171
Conservative Natasha Stentiford 166
Green Lynsey Warner 165
Green Jennifer Brown 154
Communist James Cormack 86
Majority
Turnout 2810 28.04%
Labour hold Swing n/a
  • italics denotes the sitting Councillor
  • bold denotes the winning candidate

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boundary Commission Report". 15 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Liverpool City Council elections 1998-2006". 16 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Municipal Elections 2014, Riverside". Liverpool City Council. 
  4. ^ "Riverside by-election Results". Liverpool City Council. 
  5. ^ "Riverside by-election Results". Liverpool City Council. 
  6. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2011, Riverside". Liverpool City Council. 
  7. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2011, Riverside". Liverpool City Council. 
  8. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2010, Riverside". Liverpool City Council. 
  9. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2008, Riverside". Liverpool City Council. 
  10. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2007, Riverside". Liverpool City Council. 
  11. ^ "Municipal Election Results 2006, Riverside". Liverpool City Council. 

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