Maidenbower (electoral division)

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Coordinates: 51°06′34″N 0°09′11″W / 51.10934°N 0.15312°W / 51.10934; -0.15312

Maidenbower
Maidenbower
Shown within West Sussex
District: Crawley
UK Parliament Constituency: Crawley
Ceremonial county: West Sussex
EU Constituency: South East England
Electorate (2009): 8720
County Councillor
Robert Lanzer (Con)

Maidenbower is an electoral division of West Sussex in the United Kingdom, and returns one member to sit on West Sussex County Council. The current County Councillor, is Robert Lanzer who won the seat in a by-election after the resignation of the former Leader of West Sussex County Council Henry Smith upon being elected as Member of Parliament for Crawley.

Extent[edit]

The division covers the neighbourhoods of Maidenbower and the southern part of Pound Hill, which form part of the urban area of the town of Crawley.

It falls entirely within the un-parished area of Crawley Borough and comprises the following borough wards: Maidenbower Ward and the western part of Pound Hill South & Worth Ward.

Election Results[edit]

2013 Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 2 May 2013:

Maidenbower
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bob Lanzer 1,165 50.3 -22.0
Labour Peter Smith 506 21.8 +7.8
UKIP Simon Mizzi 462 19.9 N/A
Green Ben Liles 104 4.5 N/A
Liberal Democrat Bill Morrison 79 3.4 -10.3
Majority 659 28.5 -6.3
Turnout 2,316 24.9 -9.9
Conservative hold Swing 14.9% Con to Lab

2010 By-Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 7 October 2010:

Maidenbower
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Lanzer 1036 64.4 - 7.9
Labour Peter Smith 417 25.9 + 11.9
Liberal Democrat Sulu Pandya 82 5,1 - 8.6
UKIP John MacCanna 61 3.8 N/A
Justice Party Arshad Khan 12 0.7 N/A
Majority 619 48.5 - 9.8
Turnout 1626 17.1 - 17.6
Conservative hold Swing - 9.9

2009 Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 4 June 2009:

Maidenbower
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Henry Smith 2,192 72.3
Labour Kieran Byrne 425 14.0
Liberal Democrat Suhasini Gaurishanker 415 13.7
Majority 1,767 58.3
Turnout 3,032 34.8
Conservative win (new seat)

The division came into existence as the result of a boundary review recommended by the Boundary Committee for England, the results of which were accepted by the Electoral Commission in March 2009.

References[edit]

Election Results - West Sussex County Council

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