Bassetlaw District Council election, 2011

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The 2011 Bassetlaw District Council election took place on 5 May 2011 to elect members of Bassetlaw District Council in Nottinghamshire, England as part of the 2011 United Kingdom local elections. One third of the council was up for election. A UK-wide referendum on whether to adopt the Alternative Vote electoral system was also held on this date. After the election, the composition of the council was:[1]

Election result[edit]

Bassetlaw Council Election Result 2011
Party Seats Seats % Votes Votes %
Labour 11 68.75% 16,425 62.72%
Conservative 4 25.00% 8,907 34.01%
Independents 1 6.25% 554 2.12%
Liberal Democrats 0 0.00% 303 1.16%

Ward Results[2][edit]

Blyth[edit]

Blyth
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Barry Albert Bowles 363 45.38
Labour Grace Pengelly 288 36.00
Liberal Democrat Peter John Thompson 149 18.63
Turnout 800 44.41

Carlton[edit]

Carlton
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Tina Rafferty 1,333 60.51
Conservative David Alan Hare 870 39.49
Turnout 2,203 47.94

East Markham[edit]

East Markham
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative John Ogle 745 75.40
Labour James Trebor Arthur Napier 243 24.60
Turnout 988 54.23

East Retford East[edit]

East Retford East
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Carol Palmer 1,264 51.57
Conservative James Walter Holland 1,187 48.43
Turnout 2,451 46.15

East Retford North[edit]

East Retford North
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Adele Mumby 1,374 59.90
Conservative Mike Pugsley 920 40.10
Turnout 2,294 47.47

Harworth[edit]

Harworth
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour June Evans 1,668 82.66
Conservative Dianne Hare 350 17.34
Turnout 2,018 34.95

Rampton[edit]

Rampton
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Jeff Rickells 573 70.39
Labour Pam Skelding 241 29.61
Turnout 814 50.77

Ranskill[edit]

Ranskill
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative Michael Tom Gray 441 51.10
Labour Aidan Mann 369 42.76
Liberal Democrat Mark Peter Hunter 53 6.14
Turnout 863 47.02

Sturton[edit]

Sturton
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Hugh Burton (Elected uncontested) 0 0.00
Turnout 0 0.00

Welbeck[edit]

Welbeck
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Pat Douglas 457 57.56
Conservative Mary Stokes 337 42.44
Turnout 794 51.28

Worksop East[edit]

Worksop East
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Cliff Entwistle 1,436 72.16
Independent Geoff Coe 554 27.84
Turnout 1,990 40.61

Worksop North[edit]

Worksop North
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Bill Barker 1,733 71.35
Conservative Hannah Wright 696 28.65
Turnout 2,429 37.07

Worksop North East[edit]

Worksop North East
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Simon Greaves 1,630 73.16
Conservative Raymond Simpson 598 26.84
Turnout 2,228 44.34

Worksop North West[edit]

Worksop North West
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Alan Rhodes 1,491 72.80
Conservative Tracey Lee Taylor 557 27.20
Turnout 2,048 36.18

Worksop South[edit]

Worksop South
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Julie Leigh 1,274 53.80
Conservative Alec Thorpe 993 41.93
Liberal Democrat Leon Maurice Duveen 101 4.27
Turnout 2,368 43.70

Worksop South East[edit]

Worksop South East
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Josie Potts 1,624 85.43
Conservative Catherine Margaret Parrish 277 14.57
Turnout 1,901 33.58

Referendum[edit]

United Kingdom Alternative Vote referendum result (Bassetlaw)[3]
Choice Votes  %
Yes 8,757 24.88%
No 26,441 75.12%
  • Electorate: 84,371
  • Valid votes cast: 35,198
  • Turnout: 41.98%
  • Spoilt ballots: 221

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