1998 Bristol City Council election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
1998 Bristol City Council election

← 1997 7 May 1998 1999 →

22 of 68 seats (one third) to Bristol City Council
35 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Liberal Democrats Conservative
Seats won 46 16 6
Seat change Decrease5 Increase4 Increase1

Council control before election

Labour Party (UK)

Council control after election

Labour Party (UK)

1998 local election results in Bristol

Elections to the Bristol City Council were held on 7 May 1998 as part of the 1998 United Kingdom local elections. 22 wards were contested.[1]

Results[edit]

Avonmouth[edit]

Avonmouth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Celia Lukins 1,417 62.51
Conservative Alastair Watson 541 23.86
Liberal Democrats Paul Wakefield 263 11.60
Green Lela McTernan 46 2.03
Majority 876 38.65
Turnout 2,272 30.74

Bedminster[edit]

Bedminster
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Claire Warren 1,149 53.05
Conservative Ian Henderson 477 22.02
Liberal Democrats David Traube 331 15.28
Green Graham Davey 209 9.65
Majority 672 31.03
Turnout 2,167 25.29

Bishopston[edit]

Bishopston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats David Gordon Kitson 1,429 40.86
Labour Patricia McLaren 1,406 40.21
Conservative Ian Kealey 493 14.10
Green Christopher Sykes 169 4.83
Majority 23 0.65
Turnout 3,497 40.86

Cabot[edit]

Cabot
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Stephen Williams 1,027 53.46
Labour Alison Wilson 456 23.74
Conservative Ashley Fox 287 14.94
Green Charles Bolton 103 5.36
Socialist Labour Kay Carter 48 2.50
Majority 571 29.72
Turnout 1,925 18.25

Clifton[edit]

Clifton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Barbara Janke 1,497 49.49
Conservative Robert Marven 893 29.52
Labour Alan Rogan 500 16.53
Green David Woodgate 135 4.46
Majority 604 19.97
Turnout 3,030 29.78

Cotham[edit]

Cotham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Colin Eldridge 1,112 39.64
Labour Shelley Lanchbury 827 29.48
Conservative Philip Cobbold 688 24.53
Green Geoff Collard 178 6.35
Majority 285 10.16
Turnout 2,806 28.25

Easton[edit]

Easton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Michael Smith 1,608 60.52
Labour Balraj Sandhu 758 28.53
Socialist Labour Vince Horrigan 109 4.10
Green Aidan Knapp 97 3.65
Conservative Craig Heeley 85 3.20
Majority 850 31.99
Turnout 2,659 35.34

Eastville[edit]

Eastville
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Anthony James Wood 1,199 41.29
Labour David Sutton 1,052 36.23
Conservative Ronald Hodges 499 17.18
Green Robert Nicholls 79 2.72
Socialist Labour Mark Baker 75 2.58
Majority 147 5.06
Turnout 2,908 32.58

Filwood[edit]

Filwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Micklewright 651 49.66
Liberal Democrats Linda Hopkins 456 34.78
Conservative Richard Carter 105 8.01
Socialist Alternative Ian Marshall 99 7.55
Majority 195 14.88
Turnout 1,313 20.04

Frome Vale[edit]

Frome Vale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alun Davies 1,589 48.80
Conservative Timothy Collins 1,215 37.32
Liberal Democrats Roland Potts 452 13.88
Majority 374 11.48
Turnout 3,264 35.87

Henbury[edit]

Henbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Claire Cook 1,420 54.34
Conservative Anthony James Smith 873 33.41
Liberal Democrats Sylvia Young 320 12.25
Majority 547 20.93
Turnout 2,615 34.64

Henleaze[edit]

Henleaze
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Rosalie Brown 2,086 47.69
Conservative Richard Eddy 1,758 40.19
Labour Timothy Perfect 462 10.56
Green Maxine Gilman 68 1.55
Majority 328 7.50
Turnout 4,379 47.93

Hillfields[edit]

Hillfields
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Judy Patterson 1,077 53.42
Conservative Barbara Jean Moore 498 24.70
Liberal Democrats John Patrick Hassell 349 17.31
Socialist Labour Roy Thomas 92 4.56
Majority 579 28.72
Turnout 2,019 25.32

Horfield[edit]

Horfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Martin Kerry 1,126 44.35
Labour Arthur Massey 1,030 40.57
Liberal Democrats Anthony Summerhayes 317 12.49
Green Jade Bashford 66 2.60
Majority 96 3.78
Turnout 2,548 32.36

Kingsweston[edit]

Kingsweston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Rosemary Clarke 1,366 57.44
Conservative John Goulandris 632 26.58
Liberal Democrats Pamela Henderson 380 15.98
Majority 734 30.86
Turnout 2,382 33.49

Lawrence Hill[edit]

Lawrence Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brenda Hugill 1,010 57.13
Liberal Democrats John Astley 425 24.04
Conservative Michael Cobb 179 10.12
Socialist Labour Paul Williams 154 8.71
Majority 585 33.09
Turnout 1,777 20.67

Lockleaze[edit]

Lockleaze
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Philip Gregory 1,103 57.03
Liberal Democrats Ian Parry 536 27.71
Conservative Richard Clifton 295 15.25
Majority 567 29.32
Turnout 1,942 27.03

Redland[edit]

Redland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Ashton 1,357 39.10
Liberal Democrats Sylvia Townsend 1,127 32.47
Conservative Jack Lopresti 656 18.90
Green Justin Quinnell 331 9.54
Majority 230 6.63
Turnout 3,476 35.62

Southmead[edit]

Southville[edit]

Stoke Bishop[edit]

Westbury-on-Trym[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998 elections". bristol.gov.uk. Retrieved 17 June 2014.