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Bristol City Council election, 2009
England
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23 OF 70 seats (One Third) to Bristol City Council
36 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Liberal Democrat Conservative Labour
Seats won 36 17 16
Seat change Increase4 Increase4 Decrease8

  Fourth party
 
Party Green
Seats won 1
Seat change Steady

Council control before election

No Overall Control

Council control after election

Liberal Democrats

The 2009 Bristol City Council elections were held on Thursday 4 June 2009, for 23 seats, that being one third of the total number of councillors. The Liberal Democrats who had been leading a minority administration, managed to win an overall majority of the council, the first time the party had achieved this on Bristol City Council. The Liberal Democrats were defending 11 seats, the Labour Party 10 and the Conservatives 2.

The party standings following the election:

Party 2007 Cllrs Gain/Loss 2009 Cllrs
Conservative 13 +4 17
Labour 24 -8 16
Liberal Democrat 32 +4 36
Green 1 - 1
Total 70 - 70
2009 local election results in Bristol

Ward results[edit]

Bristol City Council composition following the 2009 local electionl

Ashley[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Ashley Ward 2009[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jon Charles Rogers 1,978 47.84
Green Daniella Elsa Radice 1,283 31.03
Labour Mazhar Iqbal 542 13.11
Respect Jo Benefield 167 4.04
Conservative Marian Ena Ovonlen 165 3.99
Majority 695 16.81
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Avonmouth[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Avonmouth Ward 2009[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Siobhan Kennedy-Hall 1,169 34.6
Labour Brian Peter Mead 943 27.91
BNP Ron George 375 11.10
Liberal Democrat Pauline Mary Allen 360 10.65
English Democrat Stephen Michael Wright 294 8.7
Green Justin Michael Quinnell 238 7.04
Majority 226 6.69
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Bishopston[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Bishopston Ward 2009[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bev Knott 2,210 52.02
Green Martin Harvey 949 22.34
Labour David Ian Jepson 618 14.55
Conservative Richard Jonathan Zaltman 471 11.09
Majority 1261 29.68
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Cabot[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Cabot Ward 2009[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mark Michael Wright 1,259 47.62
Green Donald Brown 567 21.44
Conservative Adam Beda Tayler 451 17.06
Labour Rebecca Gordge 367 13.88
Majority 692 26.18
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Clifton[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Clifton Ward 2009[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Trevor John Blythe 1,340 42.46
Conservative Harriet Alice Ann Levett 858 27.19
Green Gundula Dorey 592 18.76
Labour Rosemary Patricia Chamberlin 366 11.60
Majority 482 15.27
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Clifton East[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Clifton East Ward 2009[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Simon Timothy Cook 1,321 47.95
Conservative Stephen Simmons 884 32.09
Green John Mark Hills 332 12.05
Labour Laurence David Newman 218 7.91
Majority 437 15.86
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Cotham[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Cotham Ward 2009[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Anthony Leonard Negus 1,389 44.89
Green Geoff Collard 706 22.82
Conservative Eleanor Louise Downey 573 18.52
Labour Karin Marguerite Smyth 426 13.77
Majority 683 22.07
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Easton[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Easton Ward 2009[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Francis Keily 1,290 35.24
Labour Mohammed Arif 1,116 30.48
Green Katie Buse 938 25.62
Conservative David Thomas Harrison Lewis 220 6.01
Respect Mo Ouammi 97 2.65
Majority 174 4.76
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Eastville[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Eastville Ward 2009[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Steve Comer 1,310 43.74
Labour Mike Wollacott 717 23.94
Conservative Derek Albert Edward Fey 542 18.10
Green Glenn Vowles 426 14.22
Majority 593 19.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Frome Vale[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Frome Vale Ward 2009[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative James Andrew Hale Stevenson 1,234 37.10
Labour Bill Payne 926 27.84
Liberal Democrat Barry John Cash 442 13.29
BNP Colin Richard Chidsey 368 11.06
Green Josephine McLellan 356 10.7
Majority 308 9.26
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Henbury[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Henbury Ward 2009[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Chris Windows 1,138 40.64
Labour Derek Stephen Pickup 817 29.18
Liberal Democrat Christopher William Luffingham 330 11.79
English Democrat Raymond Christopher Carr 301 10.75
Green Nigel Pready 214 7.64
Majority 321 11.46
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Henleaze[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Henleaze Ward 2009[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Steve Comer 1,786 42.52
Conservative Liz Radford 1,713 40.79
Green Steve Meek 374 8.90
Labour Judith Mary Sluglett 327 7.79
Majority 73 1.73
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Hillfields[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Hillfields Ward 2009[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Patrick Hassell 1,229 37.42
Labour Noreen Patricia Daniels 871 26.52
Conservative Dave Lake 495 15.07
BNP Chris Pegler 428 13.03
Green Leon Roman Quinn 261 7.95
Majority 358 10.9
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

Horfield[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Horfield Ward 2009[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Cheryl Ann 1,603 41.96
Conservative Rowland Henry Webb 1,151 30.13
Labour Rosalie Walker 647 16.94
Green Jude English 284 7.43
BNP Christine Margaret Ogden 135 3.53
Majority 452 11.83
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

Kingsweston[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Kingsweston Ward 2009[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Simon Rayner 1,396 47.27
Conservative Adrian Peter Clarke 667 22.59
Labour Jude Price 550 18.63
Green Jacqueline Ann Hearn 340 11.51
Majority 729 24.68
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

Lawrence Hill[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Lawrence Hill Ward 2009[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brenda Patricia Hugill 914 31.53
Liberal Democrat Rae Gingell 905 31.22
Conservative Sheena Begum 484 16.7
Green Christine Prior 360 12.42
BNP Janet Ashman 236 8.14
Majority 9 0.31
Labour hold Swing

Lockleaze[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Lockleaze Ward 2009[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Guy James Baiden Poultney 923 36.54
Labour David Alexander Bradley 516 20.43
Respect Jerry Hicks 377 14.92
Conservative Tony Lee 309 12.23
BNP John Hooper 210 8.31
Green Christina Mary Quinnell 191 7.56
Majority 407 16.11
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Redland[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Redland Ward 2009[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Fi Hance 1,453 38.23
Green David Michael Joseph 967 25.44
Conservative James Michael Barlow 865 22.76
Labour Helen Frances Sproates 516 13.58
Majority 486 12.79
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Southmead[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Southmead Ward 2009[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jacqueline Greta Bowles 828 32.13
Labour Peter Warren Hammond 808 31.35
Conservative Kyle Smith 486 18.86
English Democrat Toby Hector 295 11.45
Green Lela Helen McTernan 160 6.21
Majority 20 0.78
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

St George East[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: St George East Ward 2009[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alex Pearce 1,185 35.83
Labour Charlie Price 733 22.17
BNP Michael John Carey 575 17.39
Liberal Democrat Paul Elvin 469 14.18
Green Graham Hugh Davey 345 10.43
Majority 452 13.66
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

St George West[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: St George West Ward 2009[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ron Stone 892 31.65
Liberal Democrat Emma Jane Nyhan 801 28.42
Conservative Colin Robert Bretherton 436 15.47
Green Nick Foster 293 10.4
BNP Chris Stocks 211 7.49
English Democrat Lee Pickering 185 6.56
Majority 91 3.23
Labour hold Swing

Stoke Bishop[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Stoke Bishop Ward 2009[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter John Abraham 2,155 58.86
Liberal Democrat Mark James 854 23.33
Green Keith Vivian Wiltshire 373 10.19
Labour Dianne Elizabeth Manning 279 7.62
Majority 1301 35.53
Conservative hold Swing

Westbury-on-Trym[edit]

Bristol City Council Elections: Westbury-on-Trym Ward 2009[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Geoffrey Richard Gollop 2,198 51.84
Liberal Democrat Graham Christopher Donald 1231 29.03
Green Alex Dunn 374 8.82
Labour Arthur Massey 289 6.82
English Democrat Sara Box 148 3.49
Majority 967 22.81
Conservative hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ashley Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Avonmouth Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Bishopston Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Cabot Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Clifton Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "Clifton East Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  7. ^ "Cotham Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  8. ^ "Easton Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  9. ^ "Eastville Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  10. ^ "Frome Vale Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  11. ^ "Henbury Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  12. ^ "Henleaze Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  13. ^ "Hillfields Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  14. ^ "Horfield Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  15. ^ "Kingsweston Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  16. ^ "Lawrence Hill Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  17. ^ "Lockleaze Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  18. ^ "Redland Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  19. ^ "Southmead Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  20. ^ "St George East Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  21. ^ "St George West Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  22. ^ "Stoke Bishop Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  23. ^ "Westbury-on-Trym Ward". Bristol City Council. Retrieved 21 March 2016.