Huntingdonshire District Council election, 2004

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Map of the results of the 2004 Huntingdonshire District Council election. Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow and independents in grey.

The 2004 Huntingdonshire District Council election took place on 10 June 2004 to elect members of Huntingdonshire District Council in Cambridgeshire, England. The whole council was up for election after boundary changes reduced the number of seats by 1.[1] The Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[2]

Election result[edit]

Huntingdonshire local election result 2004[2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 40 +3 76.9 53.2 46,927 +2.5%
  Liberal Democrat 10 -3 19.2 33.3 29,342 -3.9%
  Independent 2 -1 3.8 3.2 2,805 +1.7%
  Labour 0 0 0 8.9 7,818 -1.7%
  UKIP 0 0 0 1.1 972 +1.1%
  Green 0 0 0 0.3 225 +0.3%
  Legalise Cannabis 0 0 0 0.1 77 +0.1%

Ward results[edit]

Alconbury and The Stukeleys[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sarah Vanbergen 823 64.0
Liberal Democrat Ann Monk 230 17.9
UKIP Robin Wade 160 12.5
Labour Shirley Brown 72 5.6
Majority 593 46.1
Turnout 1,285 51.2
Brampton (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter Downes 1,516
Liberal Democrat Shirley Menczer 1,295
Conservative Chan Abraham 973
Conservative Ian Gardener 922
Labour Deirdre Lee 92
Labour Darren Hufford 91
Turnout 4,889 56.1
Buckden[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat William Clough 761 51.6
Conservative Richard Bailey 665 45.1
Labour Colin Greer 48 3.3
Majority 96 6.5
Turnout 1,474 58.6
Earith (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Eddy 1,031
Conservative Terence Rogers 856
Liberal Democrat Owen McLaughlin 569
Liberal Democrat Malcolm Robelou 433
Labour Sharon Nania 228
Turnout 3,117 39.0
Ellington[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Michael Baker 705 59.4
Conservative Peter Brooker 435 36.6
Labour David Brown 47 4.0
Majority 270 22.7
Turnout 1,187 53.5
Elton and Folksworth[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nicholas Guyatt 648 66.7
Liberal Democrat Dominic Masterson 177 18.2
Labour Mark Holman 146 15.0
Majority 471 48.5
Turnout 971 46.7
Fenstanton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jean Chandler 462 50.3
Liberal Democrat Mark Rainer 402 43.7
Labour Jonathan Eason 55 6.0
Majority 60 6.5
Turnout 919 40.6
Godmanchester (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Carol Godley 1,070
Conservative Colin Hyams 753
Liberal Democrat Charles Looker 746
Liberal Democrat Lynda Heseltine 603
Labour Marilyn Jones 178
Labour John Turner 119
Turnout 3,469 43.9
Gransden and The Offords (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barbara Boddington 1,182
Conservative Alec Stenner 997
Liberal Democrat Anna Hayward 415
Liberal Democrat Paul Speers 317
Labour Thelma Lomax 170
Turnout 3,081 49.2
Huntingdon East (3 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative James Fell 1,236
Conservative Lawrence Simpson 1,146
Conservative Derek Holley 1,114
Liberal Democrat David Priestman 1,040
Liberal Democrat Richard Wyatt 988
Liberal Democrat Michael Shellens 960
UKIP Leonard Bruce 442
Labour Carole Hitchings 297
Labour Robert Pugh 289
Labour David King 272
Turnout 7,784 40.7
Huntingdon North (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jeffery Dutton 466
Conservative Margaret Wheeler 448
Labour Ann Beevor 327
Labour Graham Hitchings 271
Liberal Democrat John Morgan 195
Liberal Democrat Toby Fisher 186
Turnout 1,893 28.2
Huntingdon West (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Thomas Sanderson 1,021
Conservative John Sadler 954
Liberal Democrat Michael Burrell 182
UKIP Derek Norman 172
Labour Ruth Pugh 167
Liberal Democrat Veronica Hufford 165
Labour Phyllis Gibson 159
Turnout 2,820 38.9
Kimbolton and Staughton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jonathan Gray 790 62.6
UKIP Jennifer O'Dell 198 15.7
Liberal Democrat Anthony Withers 190 15.1
Labour Catherine Gillinder 83 6.6
Majority 592 46.9
Turnout 1,261 52.3
Little Paxton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Clarke 811 70.0
Liberal Democrat Paul Main 272 23.5
Labour Janet Boston 75 6.5
Majority 539 46.5
Turnout 1,158 48.8
Ramsey (3 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Phillip Swales 1,072
Conservative Ian Muir 1,003
Liberal Democrat Raymond Powell 939
Conservative Norah Wagstaffe 933
Liberal Democrat Janet Dutton 763
Liberal Democrat Alastair Taylor 596
Labour Carol Harper 218
Labour Aidan Hervey 182
Turnout 5,706 37.0
Sawtry (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Richard Tuplin 1,513
Independent John Garner 1,292
Conservative Marlene Johnson 665
Labour Mary Howell 159
Turnout 3,629 43.0
Somersham (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Criswell 1,227
Conservative Michael Newman 1,052
Liberal Democrat Anthony Hulme 733
Liberal Democrat Leona Graham-Elen 572
Labour Karen Webb 145
Legalise Cannabis Marcus Davies 77
Turnout 3,806 46.6
St Ives East (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jason Ablewhite 912
Conservative Deborah Reynolds 889
Liberal Democrat David Hodge 478
Liberal Democrat Robin Waters 407
Labour David Brown 216
Labour Angela Richards 210
Turnout 3,112 34.9
St Ives South (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Davies 1,110
Conservative Douglas Dew 1,014
Liberal Democrat Angela Bush 619
Liberal Democrat Gilly Jackson 516
Labour Richard Allen 193
Labour John Watson 157
Turnout 3,609 39.9
St Ives West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kevin Reynolds 492 50.3
Liberal Democrat Deborah Townsend 408 41.7
Labour David Nelson 78 8.0
Majority 84 8.6
Turnout 978 43.6
St Neots Eaton Ford (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kathleen Gregory 1,162
Conservative David Harty 992
Liberal Democrat Sandra Giles 891
Liberal Democrat Derek Cooper 830
Labour David Nicholls 163
Turnout 4,038 41.8
St Neots Eaton Socon (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Derek Giles 680
Liberal Democrat Gordon Thorpe 650
Conservative Rodney Farrer 608
Conservative Elaine Kadic 514
Labour Douglas Brown 128
Turnout 2,580 33.3
St Neots Eynesbury (3 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Hansard 933
Liberal Democrat Diana Collins 910
Liberal Democrat Ian Taylor 872
Conservative Paul Ursell 832
Liberal Democrat Patricia Hopewell 819
Conservative Alan Mackender-Lawrence 725
Labour George Harrison 286
Turnout 5,377 30.1
St Neots Priory Park (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Paula Longford 930
Conservative Nicholas Finnie 878
Liberal Democrat Thomas Mumford 550
Liberal Democrat Robert Eaton 528
Labour William O'Connor 178
Turnout 3,064 37.2
Stilton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Mitchell 688 63.9
Liberal Democrat John Davidson 291 27.0
Labour Steven Hicks 98 9.1
Majority 397 36.9
Turnout 1,077 46.5
The Hemingfords (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Bates 1,336
Conservative Christopher Stephens 1,210
Liberal Democrat Andrew Dickson 842
Liberal Democrat Brian Wallis 832
Green Donald Walton 225
Labour Philip Sly 121
Labour Rosalie Trayner 117
Turnout 4,683 55.4
Upwood and The Raveleys[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Bell 468 48.7
Liberal Democrat John Souter 436 45.4
Labour Susan Coomey 57 5.9
Majority 32 3.3
Turnout 961 40.2
Warboys and Bury (2 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jack Taylor 1,051
Conservative Peter Bucknell 1,008
Conservative Richard Normington 929
Liberal Democrat Terence Palmer 782
Labour Marie Baker 162
Turnout 3,932 47.3
Yaxley and Farcet (3 seats)[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Watt 1,726
Conservative Eric Butler 1,619
Conservative Madhabi Banerjee 1,197
Labour Kevin Goddard 622
Labour Graeme Watkins 617
Labour Margaret Cochrane 525
Turnout 6,306 32.5

By-elections between 2004 and 2006[edit]

Little Paxton by-election 5 May 2005[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kenneth Churchill 920 56.7 -13.3
Liberal Democrat Allan Hunt 703 43.3 +19.8
Majority 217 13.4 -33.1
Turnout 1,623 69.0 +20.2
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Huntingdonshire council". BBC News Online. 12 June 2004. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Ballot box - Elections". The Times. NewsBank. 12 June 2004. p. 26. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad "District Council Election" (PDF). Huntingdonshire District Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 December 2014. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Local Authority Byelection Results". Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). Huntingdonshire District Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 September 2006. Retrieved 4 July 2014.