Gosport Borough Council election, 2002

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Elections to Gosport Council were held on 2 May 2002. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 2000 increasing the number of seats by 4. The council stayed under no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Gosport Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 12 0 35.3 32.9 12,454 +4.7%
  Liberal Democrat 12 +7 35.3 27.0 10,235 +5.8%
  Conservative 10 -3 29.4 40.0 15,147 -10.6%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0.2 63 +0.2%

Ward results[edit]

Alverstoke (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Edgar 1,010
Conservative Geoffrey Bartlett 982
Liberal Democrat Josephine Jackson 350
Liberal Democrat Graham Payne 311
Labour Christine Searle 138
Labour Jill Whitcher 114
Turnout 2,905
Anglesey (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Aleck Hayward 692
Conservative Mark Hook 626
Liberal Democrat Tessa Bloodworth 620
Liberal Democrat Austin Hicks 562
Labour Jennifer Hall 108
Labour John Madgwick 85
Turnout 2,693
Bridgemary North (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Shaun Cully 814
Labour Marilyn Angus 795
Conservative Joanne Watts 253
Conservative Hugh Landels 235
Turnout 2,097
Bridgemary South (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dennis Wright 767
Labour Jill Wright 754
Conservative Henry Butchart 310
Conservative Karen Millinder 298
Turnout 2,129
Brockhurst (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Julia Salter 490
Liberal Democrat Michael Russell 473
Conservative Josephine King 323
Conservative Ivor Foster 314
Labour Graham Batterbury 306
Labour Robert Salter 291
Turnout 2,197
Christchurch (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Jackie Carr 499
Liberal Democrat Derek Francis 476
Labour Philip Smith 411
Labour Alan Durant 365
Conservative Richard Dickson 332
Conservative Phillip Clinton 314
Turnout 2,397
Elson (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Keith Edwards 616
Liberal Democrat Laura Elshaw 594
Conservative Bruce Rigg 385
Conservative Karen Philpott 354
Labour Elizabeth Bull 131
Labour Simon Bull 127
Turnout 2,207
Forton (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Searle 488
Labour Keith Farr 480
Liberal Democrat Amanda Seal 384
Liberal Democrat Dale Low 316
Conservative Gaynor Holmes 178
Conservative David Craker 173
Turnout 2,019
Grange (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Alexander Bone 373
Liberal Democrat Monique Gravell 344
Labour Nathaniel Gould 209
Labour Martyn Davis 201
Conservative Carl Downing 92
Conservative Stephen Ward 87
Turnout 1,306
Hardway (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roger Allen 529
Conservative Peter Langdon 500
Labour Brian Leishman 295
Labour Diane Searle 294
Liberal Democrat Patricia Anderson 148
Liberal Democrat Michael Salter 123
UKIP John Bowles 63
Turnout 1,952
Lee East (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Derek Kimber 602
Conservative Howard Burgess 584
Liberal Democrat David Fisher 155
Liberal Democrat David Robson 145
Labour Sharon Boyd 103
Labour Peter Bell 101
Turnout 1,690
Lee West (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Carter 1,233
Conservative Brian Taylor 1,064
Labour William Methven 354
Labour Michael Madgwick 272
Turnout 2,921
Leesland (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Peter Chegwyn 548
Liberal Democrat David Smith 507
Conservative Maureen Clarke 264
Labour Thomas Cheetham 256
Conservative Robert Perris 247
Labour Paul Wilson-Suffield 211
Turnout 2,033
Peel Common (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Iris Binfield 738
Labour Peter Russell 665
Conservative Stephen Philpott 539
Conservative Michael Geddes 506
Turnout 2,448
Privett (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Keith Gill 627
Liberal Democrat Michael Friend 603
Conservative Peter Gibson 546
Conservative Denis King 524
Labour James Fox 170
Labour Dennis Gough 169
Turnout 2,639
Rowner and Holbrook (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jean Batterbury 401
Labour John Train 387
Liberal Democrat Michael Fletcher 372
Liberal Democrat Stephen Cooke 344
Conservative Nigel Gravells 181
Conservative Colin Jacobs 163
Turnout 1,848
Town (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour June Cully 767
Labour Neil Redrup 687
Conservative John Didymus 361
Conservative Michael Philpott 346
Liberal Democrat Christina Allaway 141
Liberal Democrat Simon Seal 114
Turnout 2,416

References[edit]


Preceded by
Gosport Council election, 2000
Gosport local elections Succeeded by
Gosport Council election, 2004