1968 Waltham Forest London Borough Council election

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The 1968 Waltham Forest Council election took place on 9 May 1968 to elect members of Waltham Forest London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party gained overall control of the council.[1]

Background[edit]

Election result[edit]

Ward results[edit]

Cann Hall (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Central (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Chapel End (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Chingford Central (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Residents
Residents
Residents
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Residents Swing
Conservative gain from Residents Swing
Conservative gain from Residents Swing
Chingford North West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Residents
Residents
Residents
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Residents Swing
Conservative gain from Residents Swing
Conservative gain from Residents Swing
Chingford South (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Residents
Residents
Residents
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Residents Swing
Conservative gain from Residents Swing
Conservative gain from Residents Swing
Forest (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Residents
Residents
Residents
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Hale End (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
High Street (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Residents
Residents
Residents
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Higham Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Hoe Street (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Lea Bridge (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Leyton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Leytonstone (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Residents
Residents
Residents
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
St James Street (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Residents
Residents
Residents
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Wood Street (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 9 May 1968" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 29 March 2015.