1990 Broxbourne Borough Council election

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The Broxbourne Council election, 1990 was held to elect council members of the Broxbourne Borough Council, the local government authority of the borough of Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England.

Composition of expiring seats before election[edit]

Ward Party Incumbent Elected Incumbent Standing again?
Broxbourne Conservative 1986 Don Smith Yes
Bury Green Conservative 1986 Brian Creamer Yes
Cheshunt Central Conservative 1986 George Batchelor Yes
Cheshunt North Conservative 1986 Don Poole Yes
Flamstead End Conservative 1986 Edward Rowlands No
Goffs Oak Conservative 1986 Marie Dowsett Yes
Hoddesdon North Conservative 1986 James Grethe No
Hoddesdon Town Conservative 1986 Michael lavender Yes
Rosedale SDP-Liberal Alliance 1986 James Emslie No
Rye Park Conservative 1986 Bob King No
Theobalds Conservative 1989 Patricia Morris Yes
Waltham Cross North Conservative 1986 Norman Ames Yes
Waltham Cross South Labour 1986 Henry Lucas No
Wormley & Turnford Conservative 1986 Brian Hill Yes

Election results[edit]

Broxbourne Local Election Result 1990
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 11 0 1 -1 73.33 49.65 14,287
  Labour 3 1 0 +1 20.00 33.97 9,704
  Liberal Democrat 1 0 0 0 6.67 16.00 4,571
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.38 108

Results summary[edit]

An election was held in 14 wards on 3 May 1990.

15 council seats were contested (2 seats in Hoddesdon North Ward)

The Labour Party gained a seat from the Conservative Party in Bury Green Ward

Ward results[edit]

Broxbourne Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Donald Smith 1,397 62.78
Liberal Democrat Malcolm Aitken 434 19.51
Labour John Atkins 394 17.71
Majority 963
Turnout 2,225 40.50
Conservative hold Swing
Bury Green Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Draper 1,307 48.37
Conservative Brian Creamer 1,152 42.64
Liberal Democrat Charles Shuman 243 8.99
Majority 155
Turnout 2,702 47.80
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Cheshunt Central Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative George Batchelor 889 57.39
Labour Sarah Draper 445 28.73
Liberal Democrat Carolyn Arney 215 13.88
Majority 444
Turnout 1,549 43.70
Conservative hold Swing
Cheshunt North Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Donald Poole 1,059 48.82
Labour Graham Knight 796 36.70
Liberal Democrat Peter Kemp 314 14.48
Majority 263
Turnout 2,169 41.30
Conservative hold Swing
Flamstead End Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sheila Kendall 1,079 54.83
Labour Derrick Shiers 645 32.77
Liberal Democrat Rachel Hills 244 12.40
Majority 434
Turnout 1,968 41.70
Conservative hold Swing
Goffs Oak Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Marie Dowsett 1,080 71.01
Labour Christopher Evans 254 16.70
Liberal Democrat Julian Gould 187 12.29
Majority 826
Turnout 1,521 43.70
Conservative hold Swing
Hoddesdon North Ward Result 2 Seats 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Groucott 1,218 29.63
Conservative Richard Kemp 1,182 28.75
Labour Jill Garrett 489 11.89
Labour Margaret Brinkley 488 11.87
Liberal Democrat Patricia Waughrey 391 9.51
Liberal Democrat Frank Bassill 343 8.35
Turnout 4,111 44.90
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Hoddesdon Town Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Lavender 1,057 48.64
Labour Gillian Harvey 546 25.13
Liberal Democrat Anthony Fey 462 21.26
Green James Harbord 108 4.97
Majority 511
Turnout 2,173 45.50
Conservative hold Swing
Rosedale Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Trevor Griffiths 541 42.30
Conservative Alan Chowne 371 29.01
Labour Simon Elliott 367 28.69
Majority 170
Turnout 1,279 45.90
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Rye Park Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Arthur Hillyard 1,094 52.62
Conservative Trevor Simpson 713 34.30
Liberal Democrat Sheila Guy 272 13.08
Majority 381
Turnout 2,079 45.70
Labour hold Swing
Theobalds Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Morris 829 45.82
Labour Julia Theobald 702 38.81
Liberal Democrat Kathleen Jolly 278 15.37
Majority 127
Turnout 1,809 43.20
Conservative hold Swing
Waltham Cross North Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Norman Ames 759 50.56
Labour Malcolm Theobald 596 39.71
Liberal Democrat Anthony Stokes 146 9.73
Majority 163
Turnout 1,501 49.70
Conservative hold Swing
Waltham Cross South Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lester Hickling 1,056 55.29
Conservative Andrew Ferguson 599 31.36
Liberal Democrat Paul Seeby 255 13.35
Majority 457
Turnout 1,910 46.20
Labour hold Swing
Wormley / Turnford Ward Result 3 May 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Hill 803 52.02
Labour Sarah Tadman 525 33.35
Liberal Democrat James Emslie 246 15.63
Majority 278
Turnout 1,574 34.00
Conservative hold Swing

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