De Beauvoir (ward)
|Created||1 April 1965|
|Named for||De Beauvoir Town|
|• Body||Hackney London Borough Council|
De Beauvoir is a ward in the London Borough of Hackney and forms part of the Hackney South and Shoreditch constituency. The ward has existed since the creation of the borough on 1 April 1965 and was first used in the 1964 elections. The boundaries of the ward from May 2014 are revised.
There was a revision of ward boundaries in Hackney in 1978.
The ward returns two councillors to Hackney Council, with an election every four years. At the last election on 22 May 2014, James Peters and Laura Bunt, Labour Party candidates, were returned. Turnout was 38.65%; with 5,458 votes cast.
In 2011, De Beauvoir ward had a total population of 8,494 people. This compares with the average ward population within the borough of 10,674.
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-08-22. Retrieved 2014-02-14.
- London Borough of Hackney (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977
- Council Elections 2010 results - De Beauvoir (LB Hackney) accessed 11 May 2010
- LB Hackney Borough Profile[permanent dead link] "1.5 Population density", and table 1.10 "Population by ward, 2001" pp. 20; (LB Hackney, 2006) accessed 6 October 2009