Highgate (Camden ward)

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Not to be confused with Highgate (Haringey ward).
Highgate
Electoral ward
Country United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region London
County Greater London
London borough Camden
Created 1 April 1965
Named for Highgate

Highgate is a ward in the London Borough of Camden, in the United Kingdom. The ward has existed since the creation of the borough on 1 April 1965 and was first used in the 1964 elections.[1] The ward was redrawn in May 1978[2] and May 2002.[3]

Councillors[edit]

Term Councillor Party
2011–present Sally Gimson Labour
2014-present Oliver Lewis Labour
2014–present Siân Berry Green

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

Highgate, 22 May 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sally Gimson * 1,739
Labour Oliver Lewis 1,664
Green Siân Berry 1,642
Labour Valerie Leach * 1,567
Green Matthew Johnston 1,252
Green Robert McCracken 1,099
Conservative Beth Charlesworth 763
Conservative Will Blair 727
Conservative Will Dilnott-Cooper 662
Liberal Democrat Henry Potts 232
Liberal Democrat Martin Charles Hay 198
Liberal Democrat Martin Wright 130
Turnout 11,702 50.0
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Green hold Swing
Highgate, 6 May 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Maya De Souza * 1,889
Labour Valerie Leach 1,800
Labour Michael Nicolaides 1,661
Labour Michael Way 1,625
Green Naomi Aptowitzer 1,467
Green Tristan Smith 1,307
Liberal Democrat Ed Clayton 1,255
Conservative Anthony Denyer 1,254
Conservative Beth Charlesworth 1,239
Conservative Stephen Daughton 1,223
Liberal Democrat Kirsten De Keyser 1,047
Liberal Democrat David Simmons 947
Turnout 16,714 69.9 +22.4
Green hold Swing
Labour gain from Green Swing
Labour gain from Green Swing

Elections in the 2000s[edit]

Highgate by-election, 1 May 2008[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Alex Goodman 1,482 33.1 −0.5
Labour Michael Nicolaides 1,185 26.5 +1.0
Conservative Richard J. Merrin 1,180 26.3 −4.4
Liberal Democrat Henry W. W. Potts 633 14.1 +3.9
Majority 297 6.6
Turnout 4,480 56.5
Green gain from Conservative Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr Paul J. Barton.

Highgate, 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Maya De Souza 1,336
Conservative Paul Barton 1,221
Green Adrian Oliver 1,210
Green Quentin Tyler 1,159
Conservative Gary Benardout 1,129
Conservative Richard Merrin 1,121
Labour Maggie Cosin * 1,016
Labour George Queen 922
Labour John Thane * 873
Liberal Democrat Henry Potts 406
Liberal Democrat Laura Watkins 356
Liberal Democrat Philip Wainewright 325
Turnout 11,074 47.5
Green gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Green gain from Labour Swing
Highgate, 2 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Margaret Cosin* 972
Labour John Thane* 861
Labour Abdul Quadir 849
Conservative Roger Freeman 813
Green Sian Berry 811
Conservative Simon Baker 790
Conservative Janice Lavery 775
Green Adrian Oliver 768
Green Mark Smith 715
Liberal Democrat Alison Wheeler 384
Liberal Democrat Richard Waddington 376
Liberal Democrat Henry Potts 332
Socialist Alliance Sean Thompson 219
Turnout 8,665
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

Highgate, 7 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Maggie Cosin 1,275
Labour Richard Arthur 1,252
Labour John Thane 1,141
Conservative Judith Barnes 930
Conservative Roger Freeman 869
Conservative Cynthia Silk 825
Liberal Democrat Heather Macauley 666
Liberal Democrat Richard Waddington 594
Green Paul Gannon 471
Liberal Democrat Peter Mair 457
Turnout 8,480 40.8
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

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