Adur District Council election, 2002

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Elections to Adur District Council were held on 2 May 2002. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party gained control of the council from no overall control. Overall turnout was 33%.

The Conservatives won 9 of the 14 seats up for election after the Liberal Democrats did not stand any candidates.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Results[edit]

Adur Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 9 5 0 +5 64.3 49.3 7,856 +8.5%
  Labour 4 0 1 -1 28.6 40.6 6,468 +12.2%
  Independent 1 0 0 0 7.1 4.8 765 -3.0%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 341 +2.1%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 264 +1.7%
  Socialist Alliance 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 132 +0.8%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 4 -4 0 0.7 109 -22.2%

Ward results[edit]

Buckingham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Melanie Blunden 892 68.9 +5.7
Labour Peter Osmond 293 22.6 +9.2
Liberal Democrat Peter West 109 8.4 -14.6
Majority 599 46.3 +6.1
Turnout 1,294
Churchill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Graham Kerner 680 56.4 +18.8
Labour Joyce Bridges 394 32.7 -0.8
Socialist Alliance Jane Bromley 132 10.9 +10.9
Majority 286 23.7 +19.6
Turnout 1,206
Cokeham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kenneth Bashford 590 57.9 +7.2
Conservative Suzanne McGregor 429 42.1 +18.2
Majority 161 15.8 -9.5
Turnout 1,019
Eastbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Munnery 702 56.8 +14.5
Conservative Paul Berseford-Hough 534 43.2 +0.0
Majority 168 13.6
Turnout 1,236
Hillside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sally Willson 756 55.8 +21.2
Conservative Kathryn Lyon 599 44.2 +0.1
Majority 157 11.6 +2.1
Turnout 1,355
Manor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Keith Dollemore 583 54.7 +15.8
Labour Ronald Horne 280 26.3 +14.0
UKIP Lionel Parsons 203 19.0 +19.0
Majority 303 28.4
Turnout 1,066
Marine
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Maurice Pitchford 765 74.7
Green Moyra Martin 143 14.0
Labour Stephen Mear 116 11.3
Majority 622 60.7
Turnout 1,024
Mash Barn (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Susan Alexander 419
Conservative Carol Bradburn 411
Labour Ann Bridges 382
Labour Jeanette White 357
Turnout 1,568
Peverel
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Mendoza 514 55.5 +14.0
Labour John Wales 412 44.5 +15.7
Majority 102 11.0 -0.8
Turnout 926
St. Nicolas
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Neil Parkin 706 49.8 +5.7
Labour Phillip Jones 452 31.9 -3.6
UKIP Kenneth Bishop 138 9.7 +9.7
Green Vincent Tilsley 121 8.5 +8.5
Majority 254 17.9 +9.3
Turnout 1,417
Southlands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Julia King 601 51.6 +9.3
Conservative Felicity Deen 563 48.4 +3.6
Majority 38 3.2
Turnout 1,164
Southwick Green
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Julie Searle 692 61.2
Labour Alan Mair 438 38.8
Majority 254 22.4
Turnout 1,130
Widewater
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anthony Nicklen 834 54.5 +1.9
Labour Adrienne Lowe 695 45.5 +14.3
Majority 139 9.0 -12.4
Turnout 1,529

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election: Adur turns Tory". The Argus. 2002-05-03. Retrieved 2008-07-05. [permanent dead link]