2019 Exeter City Council election

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2019 Exeter City Council election
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All 39 seats to Exeter City Council
20 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats before 29 8 1
Seats won 9 2 1
Seats after 29 6 2
Seat change Steady Decrease2 Increase1

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Party Green Independent
Seats before 1 0
Seats won 1 1
Seats after 1 1
Seat change Steady Increase1

Exeter UK local election 2019 map.svg
Map showing the results the 2019 Exeter City Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats, blue shows the Conservatives, yellow shows the Liberal Democrats, green shows the Green Party and silver shows and Independent.

The 2019 Exeter City Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to of the members of Exeter City Council in Devon, England. This was on the same day as other local elections. 14 of the 39 seats were up for re-election: those of the candidates who had finished second in the all-out election of 2016, with a double vacancy in Priory ward. The Labour Party remained in control with 29 seats, with the Conservatives as the main opposition party, with 6 seats.[1]

Council composition[edit]

Before this election, the composition of the council was:

29 8 1 1
Labour Conservative LD G

After this election, the composition of the council was:

29 6 2 1 1
Labour Conservative LD G Ind

Results by ward[edit]

(*) Asterisk denotes the sitting councillor.

Alphington[edit]

Alphington[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Yvonne Margaret Atkinson 901 37.2%
Conservative Katherine New 711 29.3%
Green Andrew Bell 396 16.3%
UKIP Dutch Dudgeon 222 9.2%
Liberal Democrats Rod Ruffle 202 8.3%
Majority 190 7.8%
Turnout 2,453 37.51%
Labour gain from Green

Note: The outgoing councillor Chris Musgrave was elected as Labour in 2016, but defected to the Green Party in February 2017.[3]

Duryard & St.James[edit]

Duryard & St.James[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats Michael Norman Mitchell 803 33.9%
Conservative Percy Prowse* 609 25.7%
Labour Charlie Davies 602 25.4%
Green Jonathan Dawson 292 12.3%
Women's Equality Bea Gare 66 2.8%
Majority 194 8.2%
Turnout 2,383 34.77%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative

Exwick[edit]

Exwick[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ollie Pearson* 1,034 44.5%
Conservative Kayleigh Michelle Suzanne Luscombe 576 24.8%
Green Mark Shorto 345 14.8%
UKIP Lawrence Simon Harper 298 12.8%
Liberal Democrats Joel Nicholas Punwani 73 3.1%
Majority 458 19.7%
Turnout 2,339 31.67%
Labour hold

Heavitree[edit]

Heavitree[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Chris Buswell 1,170 42.7%
Green Gillian Clare Baker 746 27.2%
Conservative Robert Anthony Jones 577 21.1%
Liberal Democrats Stephen Michael Gates 246 9.0%
Majority 424 15.5%
Turnout 2,782 39.99%
Labour hold

Mincinglake & Whipton[edit]

Mincinglake & Whipton[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ruth Travis Williams 944 48.1%
Conservative Harry Charles Burton 316 16.1%
UKIP Brian Jeffery 339 17.3%
Green David Barker-Hahlo 248 12.6%
Liberal Democrats Andrew Matthew Soper 116 5.9%
Majority 605 30.8%
Turnout 1,975 29.54%
Labour hold

Newtown & St.Leonards[edit]

Newtown & St.Leonards[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Jemima Moondaisy Moore 1,359 48.6%
Labour Carol Whitton 1,092 39.1%
Conservative Jago Barnabas York Brockway 342 12.2%
Majority 267 9.6%
Turnout 2,813 39.05%
Independent gain from Labour

Pennsylvania[edit]

Pennsylvania[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ian Quance 1,109 39.0%
Conservative David Smith 889 31.3%
Green Lizzie Woodman 683 24.0%
Liberal Democrats Ian Robert Bristow 163 5.7%
Majority 220 7.7%
Turnout 2,867 37.20%
Labour hold

Pinhoe[edit]

Pinhoe[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Trish Oliver 928 38.4%
Conservative Cynthia Thompson* 913 37.8%
UKIP Robert Ball 262 10.8%
Green Frank Williamson 226 9.4%
Liberal Democrats Felix Brett 86 3.6%
Majority 15 0.6%
Turnout 2,435 38.27%
Labour gain from Conservative

Priory (2 seats)[edit]

Priory[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Amal Ghusain 895
Labour Alys Amelia Quance 850
Conservative John Benedict Harvey 631
Conservative Keith Andrew Sparkes 597
Green Lynn Wetenhall 362
UKIP Diana Beasley 359
Green Mary Roddick 359
UKIP Sheridan Robert James 316
Liberal Democrats Christine Campion 232
Liberal Democrats Ramus Jakob Lindgren 109
Turnout 2,412 36.82%
Labour hold
Labour hold

St Davids[edit]

St Davids[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Green Diana Frances Moore 1,455 54.9%
Labour Lesley Sara Robson 796 30.1%
Conservative Aric Samuel David Gilinsky 270 10.2%
Liberal Democrats Charles Cole 126 4.8%
Majority 659 24.9%
Turnout 2,667 35.61%
Green gain from Labour

St Loyes[edit]

St Loyes[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Yolonda Anna Cullis Henson 1,140 47.6%
Labour George Lawrence Ford 550 23.0%
UKIP Alison Sheridan 288 12.0%
Liberal Democrats Thomas Jacob Deakin 206 8.6%
Green Christo Skelton 206 8.6%
Majority 590 24.7%
Turnout 2402 34.32%
Conservative hold

St Thomas[edit]

St Thomas[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Hannah Louise Packham* 1,082 41.0%
Conservative Ashley Christopher Carr 484 18.4%
Green Joe Levy 447 17.0%
Liberal Democrats Adrian Alan Fullam 383 14.5%
Independent Paul David Mouland 127 4.8%
The For Britain Movement Frankie Rufolo 113 4.3%
Majority 598 22.7%
Turnout 2,658 35.36%
Labour hold

Topsham[edit]

Topsham[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Rob Newby 1,255 47.3%
Labour Eliot Paul Wright 794 29.9%
Green Melanie Frances Shaw 467 17.6%
Liberal Democrats Aaron Benjamin Nolan 140 5.3%
Majority 461 17.4%
Turnout 2,697 37.97%
Conservative hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ Exeter Council [@ExeterCouncil] (3 May 2019). "The new political makeup of the council is: Labour - 29 Conservatives - 6 Liberal Democrats - 2 Green Party - 1 Independant [sic] - 1" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "2019 Local Election Results". Exeter City Council. 2 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Labour councillor joins Exeter Greens". www.greenparty.org.uk. 28 February 2017.

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