Runnymede Council election, 2002

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Elections to Runnymede Council were held on 2 May 2002. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Runnymede Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 0 1 -1 75.0 59.8 11,619 +0.5%
  Labour 2 1 0 +1 12.5 22.7 4,414 +1.5%
  Runnymede Independent Residents Group 2 0 0 0 12.5 8.8 1,707 -1.0%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 8.2 1,589 -0.7%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 98 -0.4%

Ward results[edit]

Addlestone Bourneside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Furey 877 65.4
Labour Bernie Stacey 365 27.2
Independent Colin Stephens 98 7.3
Majority 512 38.2
Turnout 1,340 31.7 -0.9
Conservative hold Swing
Addlestone North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Graham Thomas 780 62.6
Labour Michael Pear 466 37.4
Majority 314 25.2
Turnout 1,246 28.7 -3.7
Conservative hold Swing
Chertsey Meads
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Tuley 672 55.7
Labour Peter Anderson 345 28.6
Liberal Democrat Derek Weston 189 15.7
Majority 327 27.1
Turnout 1,206 28.3 -1.7
Conservative hold Swing
Chertsey St.Ann's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Greenwood 632 51.9
Conservative Dolsie Clarke 586 48.1
Majority 46 3.8
Turnout 1,218 28.1 +2.7
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Chertsey South and Row Town (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Davis 974
Conservative John Edwards 961
Conservative Claire Grant 957
Labour Kenneth Denyer 330
Labour Sheila Pear 289
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Pyle 249
Labour Ian Warner 236
Turnout 3,996 35.1 +0.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Egham Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Runnymede Independent Residents Group Alan Alderson 745 58.0
Conservative Andrew Sissons 362 28.2
Labour Monica Dowling 178 13.9
Majority 383 29.8
Turnout 1,285 29.1 +1.8
Independent hold Swing
Englefield Green East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Niall Thewlis 506 64.9
Liberal Democrat Ian Heath 165 21.2
Labour Martin Rudd 109 14.0
Majority 341 43.7
Turnout 780 17.3 -2.9
Conservative hold Swing
Englefield Green West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carole Jones 631 69.9
Labour Peter Kingham 272 30.1
Majority 359 39.8
Turnout 903 20.9 -6.4
Conservative hold Swing
Foxhills
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roger Habgood 999 75.3
Labour Adrian Elston 327 24.7
Majority 672 50.6
Turnout 1,326 30.5 +3.5
Conservative hold Swing
Hythe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Ray 414 45.1
Conservative Nigel Saul 346 37.7
Liberal Democrat Dorian Mead 157 17.1
Majority 68 7.4
Turnout 917 19.0 -0.7
Labour hold Swing
New Haw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Knight 799 58.4
Liberal Democrat Kenneth Graham 388 28.4
Labour Angela Gould 181 13.2
Majority 411 30.0
Turnout 1,368 30.9 -1.4
Conservative hold Swing
Thorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Runnymede Independent Residents Group Brian Relph 962 71.8
Conservative Ian Angell 377 28.2
Majority 585 43.6
Turnout 1,339 30.8 +0.5
Independent hold Swing
Virginia Water
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Whiteley 900 76.5
Liberal Democrat Peter Key 178 15.1
Labour William Heal 99 8.4
Majority 722 61.4
Turnout 1,177 28.1 -3.9
Conservative hold Swing
Woodham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Brown 892 67.3
Liberal Democrat Annie Miller 263 19.8
Labour John Gurney 171 12.9
Majority 629 47.5
Turnout 1,326 30.9 -5.9
Conservative hold Swing

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