Broadwater (electoral division)

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Coordinates: 50°49′34″N 0°22′09″W / 50.82611°N 0.36924°W / 50.82611; -0.36924

Shown within West Sussex
District: Worthing
UK Parliament Constituency: East Worthing & Shoreham
Ceremonial county: West Sussex
EU Constituency: South East England
Electorate (2009): 9738
County Councillor
Bryan Turner (Con)

Broadwater is an electoral division of West Sussex in the United Kingdom, and returns one member to sit on West Sussex County Council.


The division covers the original settlement of Worthing of Broadwater village and came into existence as the result of a boundary review recommended by the Boundary Committee for England, the results of which were accepted by the Electoral Commission in March 2009.

It falls entirely within the un-parished area of Worthing Borough and comprises the following borough wards: all but WA3 polling district of Broadwater Ward and the eastern part of Gaisford Ward.

Election Results[edit]

2013 Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 2 May 2013:

Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bryan Turner 734 31.2 -7.1
UKIP Colin Avis 646 27.5 +9.9
Liberal Democrat Alan Rice 601 25.6 -13.2
Labour John Turley 369 15.7 +10.2
Majority 88 3.7
Turnout 2,350 23.7 -9.3
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

2009 Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 4 June 2009:

Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Alan Rice 1,245 38.8
Conservative Tom Wye 1,230 38.3
UKIP Lionel Parsons 559 17.4
Labour John Turley 177 5.5
Majority 15 0.5
Turnout 3,211 33.0
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)


Election Results - West Sussex County Council

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