1968 Wandsworth London Borough Council election

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The 1968 Wandsworth Council election took place on 9 May 1968 to elect members of Wandsworth 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]

Balham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Bedford (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Earlsfield (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
Fairfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Furzedown (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
Graveney (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
Latchmere (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Nightingale (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Northcote (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
Putney (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Queenstown (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Communist
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Tenants Association
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Roehampton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Communist
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
St John (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Independent
Independent
Independent
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
St Mary's Park (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour
Labour
Labour
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Turnout
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Shaftesbury (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Communist
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Southfield (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
Springfield (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
Thamesfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Tooting (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
West Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative
Conservative
Conservative
Labour
Labour
Labour
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

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