Hertsmere Borough Council election, 2010

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Map of the results of the 2010 Hertsmere council election. Conservatives in blue and Labour in red. Wards in grey were not contested in 2010.

The 2010 Hertsmere Borough Council election took place on 6 May 2010 to elect members of Hertsmere Borough Council in Hertfordshire, 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]

Overall turnout at the election was 64.6%.[3]

Hertsmere local election result 2010[2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 3 0 +3 92.3 60.9 25,472 -4.3%
  Labour 1 0 0 0 7.7 26.2 10,955 +6.8%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 3 -3 0 10.3 4,313 +0.0%
  BNP 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 690 +1.6%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 393 +0.2%

Ward results[edit]

Borehamwood Brookmeadow[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Harvey Cohen 1,503 46.0 -2.1
Labour Jeanette McMullen 863 26.4 -17.4
Liberal Democrat Judith Sear 509 15.6 +15.6
BNP Freda Green 264 8.1 +8.1
Independent Andrew Godleman 125 3.8 +3.8
Majority 640 19.6 +15.3
Turnout 3,264 59.6 +27.2
Conservative hold Swing
Borehamwood Cowley Hill[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Di Hoeksma 1,373 42.2 +2.4
Conservative Anne Mitchell 1,189 36.5 -0.8
BNP Colin Cooper 426 13.1 +13.1
Independent Frank Ward 268 8.2 -0.8
Majority 184 5.7 +3.2
Turnout 3,256 54.1 +27.4
Labour hold Swing
Borehamwood Hillside[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sandra Parnell 2,496 62.5 +4.6
Labour Lee Petar 1,499 37.5 +7.1
Majority 997 25.0 -2.5
Turnout 3,995 59.1 +30.6
Conservative hold Swing
Borehamwood Kenilworth[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pat Strack 1,253 51.3 +8.9
Labour Richard Butler 1,188 48.7 +10.7
Majority 65 2.7 -1.8
Turnout 2,441 59.9 +32
Conservative hold Swing
Bushey Heath[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Brenda Batten 2,997 77.1 -1.6
Liberal Democrat Andrew Brass 466 12.0 +3.1
Labour George Bath 422 10.9 +2.7
Majority 2,531 65.1 -4.7
Turnout 3,885 74.1 +36.6
Conservative hold Swing
Bushey North[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jane West 1,371 44.4 -4.1
Liberal Democrat Eddie Sheridan 1,275 41.2 +4.0
Labour Jim Sowerbutts 445 14.4 +6.2
Majority 96 3.1 -8.2
Turnout 3,091 65.5 +31.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Bushey Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Collins 1,439 58.8 -3.5
Liberal Democrat Anita Ownsworth 686 28.0 -9.7
Labour David Bearfield 323 13.2 +13.2
Majority 753 30.8 +6.1
Turnout 2,448 72.5 +33.5
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Bushey St James[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Denise Kieran 1,850 49.5 -0.7
Liberal Democrat Robert Gamble 1,377 36.9 -0.3
Labour Yue Cheng 507 13.6 +6.0
Majority 473 12.7 -0.3
Turnout 3,734 68.2 +32.2
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Elstree[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Derrick Gunasekera 1,902 77.7 -10.6
Labour Ian Feeney 545 22.3 +10.6
Majority 1,357 55.5 -21.2
Turnout 2,447 67.5 +36
Conservative hold Swing
Potters Bar Furzefield[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Martin Worster 2,250 68.0 -9.9
Labour Jim Fisher 1,061 32.0 +9.9
Majority 1,189 35.9 -20.0
Turnout 3,311 69.1 +34.8
Conservative hold Swing
Potters Bar Oakmere[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative James Ricks 2,190 65.6 -5.6
Labour Michael Nkrumah 1,148 34.4 +5.6
Majority 1,042 31.2 -11.2
Turnout 3,338 61.4 +31.3
Conservative hold Swing
Potters Bark Parkfield[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sarah Hodgson-Jones 3,083 76.8 -7.7
Labour Derek Marcus 931 23.2 +7.7
Majority 2,152 53.6 -15.3
Turnout 4,014 67.8 +29.7
Conservative hold Swing
Shenley[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rosemary Gilligan 1,949 75.0 +0.5
Labour Sam Clements 650 25.0 -0.5
Majority 1,299 50.0 +0.9
Turnout 2,599 68.2 +30.1
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hertsmere". BBC News Online. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Local elections 2010". guardian.co.uk. 2010-05-07. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Election results - 2010". Hertsmere Borough Council. Archived from the original on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 26 October 2011.