Hastings Borough Council election, 2012

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Map of the results of the 2012 Hastings council election. Labour in red and Conservatives in blue.

The 2012 Hastings Borough Council election was held on Thursday 3 May 2012 to elect members of Hastings Borough Council in East Sussex, England. Half of the council was up for election, and Labour remained in overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 30.9%, a significant reduction compared to the previous results in 2010, when the elections were held alongside a parliamentary general election.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result[edit]

Hastings Local Election Result 2012
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 13 6 0 +6 81.3 53.0 10,402 +12.8
  Conservative 3 0 5 -5 18.8 33.5 6,572 -3.7
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 1 -1 0.0 9.0 1,771 -11.6
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 3.9 774 +3.9
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.7 92 -1.4

Ward results[edit]

Ashdown[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rob Cooke 652 51.0 -0.2
Labour Dave Baker 507 39.6 +11.3
Liberal Democrat Paul Burton 120 9.4 -11.0
Majority 145 11.4 -11.5
Turnout 1,279 27.1 -38.7
Conservative hold Swing -5.8%
Baird[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Warren Davies 757 63.0 +20.2
Conservative Richard Vallery 380 31.6 -8.3
Liberal Democrat Oliver Maloney 64 5.3 -12.0
Majority 377 31.4
Turnout 1,201 33.2 -25.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +14.3
Braybrooke[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dominic Sabetian 955 70.7 +16.2
Conservative Chris Connor 321 23.8 -4.3
Liberal Democrat Stewart Rayment 75 5.6 -11.7
Majority 634 46.9 +20.5
Turnout 1,351 35.9 -30.2
Labour hold Swing +10.3
Castle[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Judy Rogers 644 47.5 -2.5
Liberal Democrat Nick Perry 388 28.6 +4.2
Conservative Allan Rowe 170 12.5 -13.4
Green Maresa Bossano 153 11.3 +11.3
Majority 256 18.9 -5.5
Turnout 1,355 31.9 -23.9
Labour hold Swing -3.4
Central St. Leonards[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Trevor Webb 646 57.0 +3.5
Conservative Leonie Nolan 259 22.8 -2.4
Green Sarah Evans 135 11.9 +11.9
Liberal Democrat Paul Smith 94 8.3 -13.0
Majority 387 34.2 +5.9
Turnout 1,134 27.1 -23.2
Labour hold Swing +3.0
Conquest[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Pragnell 719 56.4 +3.4
Labour Andrew Ives 442 34.7 +7.7
Liberal Democrat Anne Gallop 114 8.9 -11.1
Majority 277 21.7 -4.3
Turnout 1,275 33.3 -38.3
Conservative hold Swing -2.2
Gensing[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kim Forward 752 60.2 +13.6
Conservative Rob Lee 298 23.9 -5.1
Green William Davis 112 9.0 +9.0
Liberal Democrat Graham Hopgood 87 7.0 -17.4
Majority 454 36.3 +18.7
Turnout 1,249 30.5 +27.1
Labour hold Swing +9.4
Hollington[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Emily Westley 676 61.3
Conservative Nigel Barry 337 30.6
Liberal Democrat Vanessa Burton 50 4.5
BNP Nick Prince 40 3.6
Majority 339 30.7
Turnout 1,103 25.5 -27.6
Labour hold Swing
Maze Hill[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Maureen Charlesworth 573 45.4 -3.4
Labour James Bacon 529 42.0 +11.4
Liberal Democrat Sue Tait 159 12.6 -8.1
Majority 44 3.4 -14.8
Turnout 1,261 31.2 -29.2
Conservative hold Swing -7.4
Old Hastings[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dawn Poole 804 51.5 +12.0
Conservative Terry Fawthrop 424 27.1 -5.5
Green Maya Evans 203 13.0 +13.0
Liberal Democrat Tony Seymour 131 8.4 -19.4
Majority 380
Turnout 1,562 36.2 -30.9
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing +15.7
Ore[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard Street 633 57.3 +9.6
Conservative Mark Charlesworth 396 35.8 -1.5
Liberal Democrat Vivienne Bond 76 6.9 -5.5
Majority 237 21.5 +11.1
Turnout 1,105 30.7 -3.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +5.5
Silverhill[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Nigel Sinden 564 46.2 +10.3
Conservative Matthew Lock 507 41.6 +5.1
Green Dave Carey-Stuart 92 7.5 +7.5
Liberal Democrat Chris Beaumont 57 4.7 -12.3
Majority 57 4.6
Turnout 1,220 35.5 -31.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +2.6
St Helens[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andy Batsford 665 46.3 +8.9
Conservative Matthew Lock 663 46.1 +2.7
Liberal Democrat Robert Wakeford 109 7.6 -11.6
Majority 2 0.2
Turnout 1,437 36.3 -37.1
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +3.1
Tressell[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Chowney 499 59.5 +13.7
Conservative Lyn Burgess 154 18.4 -7.1
Green Sally Phillips 79 9.4 +9.4
Liberal Democrat Kate Tudgay 55 6.6 -14.4
BNP Mick Turner 52 6.5 -1.2
Majority 345 41.4 +21.1
Turnout 839 23.6 -31.2
Labour hold Swing +10.4
West St Leonards[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Mike Howard 505 48.1 +14.6
Conservative Matthew Beaver 443 42.2 -2.4
Liberal Democrat Chris Dodwell 102 9.7 -12.2
Majority 62 5.9
Turnout 1,050 27.0 -36.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +8.5
Wishing Tree[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Phil Scott 824 69.2 +25.8
Conservative Paul Saunders 276 23.2 -8.7
Liberal Democrat Tricia Kennelly 90 7.6 -11.6
Majority 548 46.0 -34.5
Turnout 1,190 30.0 -32.7
Labour hold Swing +17.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Election Results". Hastings Borough Council. Archived from the original on 7 May 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012.