Adur District Council election, 2008

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Map of the results of the 2008 Adur council election. Conservatives in blue and Residents in white.

Elections to Adur District Council in West Sussex, England were held on 1 May 2008. Half of the council was up for election and the Conservative party held overall control of the council.

Four extra seats were up for election due to councillors stepping down.[1] No seats changed parties in the election with the Conservative party remaining the dominant party on the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Results[edit]

Adur Local Election Result 2008
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 16 0 0 0 88.9 50.5 10,064 +1.2%
  Shoreham Beach Residents Association 2 0 0 0 11.1 8.4 1,674 +2.5%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 22.9 4,571 -4.0%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 11.0 2,185 +0.0%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 4.2 839 -2.7%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 3.0 591 +3.0%

Ward results[edit]

Buckingham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Debbie Kennard 760 71.0
Liberal Democrat Jan Kimber 127 11.9
Labour Julie Pearce 93 8.7
Green Vincent Tilsley 91 8.5
Majority 633 59.1
Turnout 1,071 34
Conservative hold Swing
Churchill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pat Beresford 506
Conservative Ann Terry 443
Liberal Democrat Kim Bonnett 430
Liberal Democrat Stephen Martin 408
Labour Michael Thornton 117
Turnout 1,904 30
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Cokeham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Norman Wright 563 55.2 +7.9
Labour Barry Mear 257 25.2 -4.2
Liberal Democrat Nilda Dooraree 200 19.6 -3.7
Majority 306 30.0 +12.1
Turnout 1,020 31
Conservative hold Swing
Eastbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Emma Evans 481 50.5
Labour Sally Campbell 193 20.3
Liberal Democrat John Hilditch 176 18.5
UKIP Jenny Greig 102 10.7
Majority 288 30.2
Turnout 952 29
Conservative hold Swing
Hillside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Angus Dunn 611 58.5 -0.8
Labour Barry Thompson 165 15.8 -3.2
UKIP Rupert Greig 149 14.3 +14.3
Liberal Democrat Carolyn White 119 11.4 -10.3
Majority 446 42.7 +5.1
Turnout 1,044 31
Conservative hold Swing
Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Keith Dollemore 725 68.5 +8.9
Liberal Democrat Stuart Douch 223 21.1 -19.3
Labour Jean Turner 111 10.5 +10.5
Majority 502 47.4 +28.2
Turnout 1,059 33
Conservative hold Swing
Marine (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Shoreham Beach Residents Association Liza McKinney 852
Shoreham Beach Residents Association Ben Stride 822
Green Stephen Barnes 183
Labour Agnes Daniel 150
Liberal Democrat Raj Dooraree 76
Turnout 2,083 34
Shoreham Beach Residents Association hold Swing
Shorehma Beach Residents Association hold Swing
Mash Barn
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brenda Collard 485 52.9 +9.0
Liberal Democrat Moira Collins 259 28.3 -16.2
UKIP Joyce Horne 88 9.6 +9.6
Labour John Wales 84 9.2 +9.2
Majority 226 24.6
Turnout 916 28
Conservative hold Swing
Peverel
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Carson Albury 597 59.6 +3.3
Liberal Democrat Pauline Francis 192 19.2 -9.2
Labour Kenneth Bashford 135 13.5 -1.8
UKIP Ron Horne 78 7.8 +7.8
Majority 405 40.4 +12.5
Turnout 1,002 29
Conservative hold Swing
St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rod Hotton 514 49.7 +2.5
Green Susan Board 212 20.5 +0.3
Labour Nigel Sweet 136 13.2 -2.7
Liberal Democrat Jane Cottrell 99 9.6 -7.1
UKIP Michael Henn 73 7.1 +7.1
Majority 302 29.2 +2.2
Turnout 1,034 32
Conservative hold Swing
St. Nicolas
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brian Coomber 697 62.4 +4.7
Green Martin Moyra 160 14.3 -3.3
Liberal Democrat Timothy Clarke 135 12.1 -2.0
Labour Simon Crisp 125 11.2 +0.7
Majority 537 48.1 +8.0
Turnout 1,117 35.4
Conservative hold Swing
Southlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Laura Graysmark 522 56.5 +7.0
Labour Ricky Daniel 205 22.2 -11.1
Liberal Democrat Tracey Clarke 110 11.9 -5.3
Green Celia Behan 87 9.4 +9.4
Majority 317 34.3 +18.1
Turnout 924 31
Conservative hold Swing
Southwick Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Metcalfe 668 56.0 -7.0
Liberal Democrat David Edey 169 14.2 -9.2
Labour Steve Carden 149 12.5 -1.1
Green Alan Mair 106 8.9 +8.9
UKIP Brian Elliott 101 8.5 +8.5
Majority 499 41.8 +2.2
Turnout 1,193 34
Conservative hold Swing
Widewater (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ann Bridges 870
Conservative Fred Lewis 826
Conservative Tony Nicklen 796
Liberal Democrat Doris Martin 638
Liberal Democrat Reginald Dolding 617
Liberal Democrat Cyril Cannings 593
Labour David Devoy 265
Turnout 4,605 37
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adur seats for Lancing". Worthing Herald. 2008-04-28. Retrieved 2008-05-04.