Carlisle City Council election, 2002

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Map of the results of the 2002 Carlisle City Council election. Labour in red, Conservatives in blue and Liberal Democrats in yellow. Wards in grey were not contested in 2002.

The 2002 Carlisle City Council election took place on 2 May 2002 to elect members of Carlisle District Council in Cumbria, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

The Conservatives retained a majority on the council, despite losing 2 seats to Labour.[2] Overall turnout at the election was 31.7%.[3]

Carlisle local election result 2002[4][5]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 +2 47.1 43.9 9,850
  Conservative 7 -2 41.2 42.9 9,627
  Liberal Democrat 2 0 11.8 11.0 2,471
  Independent 0 0 0 2.1 468
  Legalise Cannabis 0 0 0 0.1 26

Ward results[edit]

Belah[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sandra Fisher 936 60.3
Labour Roger Horne 617 39.7
Majority 319 20.5
Turnout 1,553
Belle Vue[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kenneth Rutherford 574 48.4
Conservative Neville Lishman 450 37.9
Liberal Democrat Olwyn Luckley 137 11.5
Legalise Cannabis Colin Paisley 26 2.2
Majority 124 10.4
Turnout 1,187
Botcherby[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anne Glendinning 761 63.1
Conservative Teresa Cartner 445 36.9
Majority 316 26.2
Turnout 1,206
Brampton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Mitchelson 744 71.1
Labour John Hale 302 28.9
Majority 442 42.3
Turnout 1,046
Castle[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Guest 549 49.1
Labour Thomas Johnson 373 33.4
Conservative Clark Vasay 195 17.5
Majority 176 15.8
Turnout 1,117
Currock[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Heather Bradley 817 77.7
Conservative Teresa Preston 235 22.3
Majority 582 55.3
Turnout 1,052
Dalston[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lucy Crookdale 766 48.4
Liberal Democrat Trevor Allison 537 33.9
Labour Raymond Warwick 281 17.7
Majority 229 14.5
Turnout 1,584
Denton Holme[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Atkinson 833 67.5
Conservative Anthony Fontes 217 17.6
Liberal Democrat Allan Stevenson 184 14.9
Majority 616 49.9
Turnout 1,234
Harraby[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph Weedall 868 62.1
Conservative Michelle Gwillim 529 37.9
Majority 339 24.3
Turnout 1,397
Longtown and Rockliffe[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Raynor Bloxham 528 59.2
Labour Robert Dodds 364 40.8
Majority 164 18.4
Turnout 892
Morton[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Farmer 907 51.0
Labour Grant Warwick 691 38.8
Conservative Henry Stordy 182 10.2
Majority 216 12.1
Turnout 1,780
St. Aidans[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anne Quilter 881 59.8
Conservative John Lee 593 40.2
Majority 288 19.5
Turnout 1,474
Stanwix Rural[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Marilyn Bowman 803 77.6
Labour Alex Faulds 232 22.4
Majority 571 55.2
Turnout 1,035
Stanwix Urban[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Elizabeth Mallinson 1,126 65.8
Labour Keith Aitken 585 34.2
Majority 541 31.6
Turnout 1,711
Upperby[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Wilson 942 69.2
Conservative Richard Hyslop 419 30.8
Majority 523 38.4
Turnout 1,361
Wetheral[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Donald Joscelyne 751 61.6
Independent Robert Wickings 468 38.4
Majority 283 23.2
Turnout 1,219
Yewdale[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Stothard 729 45.7
Conservative Elizabeth Blackadder 708 44.4
Liberal Democrat Raymond Langstone 157 9.8
Majority 21 1.3
Turnout 1,594

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Carlisle". BBC News Online. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "BNP shock for North". BBC News Online. 3 May 2002. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "2003 facts and figures" (PDF). Carlisle City Council. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Carlisle". Local Elections Archive Project. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Local Elections in England: 2 May 2002" (PDF). House of Commons Library. Retrieved 28 November 2011.