2019 North Hertfordshire District Council election

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2019 North Hertfordshire District Council election
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16 of the 49 seats to North Hertfordshire District Council
25 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrat
Seats before 29 14 6
Seats won 7 3 6
Seats after 22 16 11
Seat change Decrease 7 Increase 2 Increase 5
Popular vote 9,380 5,675 7,384
Percentage 35.67% 21.58% 28.08%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Party Green UKIP
Seats before 0 0
Seats won 0 0
Seats after 0 0
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 2,757 841
Percentage 10.48% 0.03%

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

No overall control

The 2019 North Hertforshire District Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect 16 of the 49 members of North Hertfordshire District Council in England.[1][2] This was on the same day as other local elections around the country.

Summary Result[edit]

Where elections took place[edit]

The following table shows a summary of the results where elections took place.

North Hertfordshire District Council election, 2019 [2][3][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats
 %
Votes Votes

%

+/–
Conservative 7 0 7 Decrease 7 43.75 9,380 35.67
Liberal Democrat 6 5 0 Increase 5 31.25 7,384 28.08
Labour Party 3 2 0 Increase 2 18.75 5,675 21.58
Green Party 0 0 0 Steady 0 2,757 10.48
UKIP 0 0 0 Steady 0 841 0.03
Turnout 26,296 36.27

Overall composition of district council[edit]

The following shows the composition and change of the district council overall as a result of the elections.

North Hertfordshire District Council election, 2019 [2][3][4]
Party Before After Change
Seats Seats (%) Seats Seats (%)
Conservative 29 59.18 22 44.90 Decrease 7
Labour Party 14 28.57 16 32.65 Increase 2
Liberal Democrat 6 12.24 11 22.45 Increase 5
Majority
No overall control gain from Conservative

Ward Results[edit]

Arbury
Arbury, 2019 [3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Tom Tyson 570 50.98 +39.53
Conservative Chris Schwick 453 40.51 -23.40
Green Tim Lee 88 7.87 +5.96
Turnout 1,118 51.64 -28.51
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Baldock Town
Baldock Town, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Muir 941 51.36 +3.45
Liberal Democrat Rob Lambie 350 19.10 +19.10
Labour Colwyn Griffiths 321 17.52 +2.71
Green Goerge Woolhouse 201 10.97 -0.38
Turnout 1,832 31.96 -33.03
Conservative hold
Cadwell
Cadwell, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sam North 352 47.96
Conservative Michael Goddard 207 28.20
Labour David De Smet 95 12.94
Green Rosamund Mcguire 72 9.81
Turnout 734 41.17
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Chesfield
Chesfield, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative George Davies 595 41.99
Liberal Democrat Keith Abrahams 337 23.78
Labour Yusuf Mayet 226 15.95
Green Mary Marshall 220 15.53
Turnout 1,417 27.45
Conservative hold
Ermine
Ermine, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gerald Morris 492 59.21
Liberal Democrat Suzie Anderton 187 22.50
Green Mark Gamon 104 12.52
Labour Robin King 40 4.81
Turnout 831 40.16
Conservative hold
Hitchin Bearton
Hitchin Bearton, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Judi Billing 1157 53.69
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Claydon 351 16.29
Conservative Gulshan Mangat 328 15.22
Green Anni Sander 296 13.74
Turnout 2155 34.45
Labour hold
Hitchin Highbury
Hitchin Highbury, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Keith Hoskins 1606
Conservative Leon Emirali 534
Labour Angela Griggs 244
Green Diana Newson 181
Turnout 2582 41.94
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Hitchin Walsworth
Hitchin Walsworth, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kay Tart 994
Conservative Mark Russell 570
Green William Lavin 393
Liberal Democrat Ying Han 255
Turnout 2240 37.12
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Hitchwood Offa & Hoo
Hitchwood Offa & Hoo, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Barnard 1149
Green Nicky Clark 360
Liberal Democrat Marilyn Parkin 305
Labour Anton Jungreuthmayer 260
Turnout 2100 36.09
Conservative hold
Letchworth Grange
Letchworth Grange, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Morgan Derbyshire 708
Labour Conor Brogan 563
UKIP Steven Adelantado 234
Liberal Democrat Josh Hamilton 187
Green Sarah Cope 172
Turnout 1868 34.40
Conservative hold
Letchworth South East
Letchworth South East, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Adem Ruggiero-Cakir 796
Conservative Andrew Clare 783
UKIP Sidney Start 242
Turnout 1838 34.01
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Letchworth South West
Letchworth South West, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sean Prendergast 800
Conservative Lynda Needham 800
Labour Jean Andrews 279
UKIP Wendy Gross 218
Green Nicholas Newson 201
Turnout 2312 38.88
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Royston Heath
Royston Heath, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Carol Stanier 963
Conservative Sarah Dingley 538
Green Katherine Shann 134
Labour Amy Bourke-Waite 119
Turnout 1777 40.34
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Royston Meridian
Royston Meridian, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tony Hunter 699
Liberal Democrat Peter Rice 340
UKIP Christopher Arquati 147
Labour Stephen Lockett 147
Green Karen Harmel 140
Turnout 1479 35.92
Conservative hold
Royston Palace
Royston Palace, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jean Green 474
Labour Rob Inwood 415
Liberal Democrat Amy Di Capite 180
Green Angela Clark 170
Turnout 1253 28.61
Conservative hold
Weston and Sandon
Royston Palace, 2019[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Steve Jarvis 601
Conservative Michael Hearn 109
Green Des Stephens 25
Labour Headley Parkins 19
Turnout 760 46.23
Liberal Democrat hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Upcoming elections - don't forget to vote on Thursday 2 May | North Hertfordshire District Council". www.north-herts.gov.uk. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "North Hertfordshire District Council". BBC News. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Election Results 2015 | North Hertfordshire District Council". www.north-herts.gov.uk. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Election Results 2019 | North Hertfordshire District Council". www.north-herts.gov.uk. Retrieved 6 May 2019.