Rossendale Borough Council election, 2002

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Elections to Rossendale 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 took overall control of the council from the Conservative party.

Election result[edit]

Rossendale Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 24 +12 66.7 53.6 23,815
  Conservative 12 -12 33.3 44.7 19,895
  Independent 0 0 0 1.4 614
  Socialist Alliance 0 0 0 0.3 139

Ward results[edit]

Cribden (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 598
Labour 501
Conservative 454
Conservative 351
Turnout 1,904
Eden (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 584
Labour 506
Conservative 493
Labour 414
Turnout 1,997
Facit and Shawforth (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 550
Labour 527
Conservative 378
Conservative 290
Turnout 1,745
Goodshaw (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 656
Labour 644
Conservative 353
Conservative 330
Turnout 1,983
Greenfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 835
Conservative 813
Conservative 804
Labour 631
Labour 591
Labour 588
Socialist Alliance 139
Turnout 4,401
Greensclough (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,124
Conservative 898
Conservative 825
Labour 542
Labour 441
Labour 434
Turnout 4,264
Hareholme (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,041
Labour 935
Labour 919
Conservative 661
Conservative 601
Conservative 586
Turnout 4,743
Healey and Whitworth (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 515
Labour 450
Conservative 306
Conservative 224
Turnout 1,495
Helmshore (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 763
Conservative 748
Labour 716
Labour 714
Conservative 666
Labour 627
Independent 405
Turnout 4,743
Irwell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 632
Conservative 630
Conservative 563
Labour 560
Labour 501
Labour 479
Turnout 3,365
Longholme (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 896
Labour 789
Labour 775
Conservative 524
Conservative 510
Conservative 389
Turnout 3,883
Stacksteads (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 796
Labour 684
Conservative 369
Conservative 298
Turnout 2,147
Whitewell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 851
Labour 830
Labour 801
Conservative 715
Conservative 691
Conservative 690
Turnout 4,578
Worsley (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 836
Labour 757
Labour 720
Conservative 555
Conservative 534
Conservative 513
Independent 209
Turnout 4,124

References[edit]


Preceded by
Rossendale Council election, 2000
Rossendale local elections Succeeded by
Rossendale Council election, 2003