Midhurst (electoral division)

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Coordinates: 50°59′45″N 0°49′02″W / 50.99582°N 0.81711°W / 50.99582; -0.81711

Midhurst
Midhurst
Shown within West Sussex
District: Chichester
UK Parliament Constituency: Chichester
Ceremonial county: West Sussex
EU Constituency: South East England
Electorate (2009): 8784
County Councillor
Gordon McAra (Ind)

Midhurst is an electoral division of West Sussex in the United Kingdom, and returns one member to sit on West Sussex County Council.

Extent[edit]

The division is one of the largest in West Sussex and covers the town of Midhurst; and the villages of Bepton, Chithurst, Didling, Elsted, Iping, Milland, Nyewood, Rake, Rogate, South Harting, Stedham, Treyford, Trotton and Woolbeding.

It comprises the following Chichester District wards: Harting Ward, Midhurst Ward, Rogate Ward and the western part of Stedham Ward; and of the following civil parishes: Bepton, Elsted & Treyford, Harting, Linch, Midhurst, Milland, Rogate, Stedham with Iping, Trotton with Chithurst and Woolbeding with Redford.

Election Results[edit]

2013 Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 2 May 2013:

Midhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Gordon McAra 864 31.4 N/A
Conservative John Cherry 742 26.9 -51.3
UKIP Pamela Hayton 549 19.9 -1.9
Independent Margaret Guest 292 10.6 N/A
Liberal Democrat Bob Green 197 7.2 N/A
Labour Frances Turner 110 4.0 N/A
Majority 122 4.5 N/A
Turnout 2,754 31.1 +5.6
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

2012 Bye-election[edit]

Results of the bye-election held on 15 November 2012:

Midhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Cherry 1,410 78.2 +9.8
UKIP Judith Fowler 392 21.8 N/A
Majority 1,018 56.0 +13.9
Turnout 1,900 21.5 -15.8
Conservative hold Swing

2009 Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 4 June 2009:

Midhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nola Hendon 2,479 68.4 +29.9
Liberal Democrat Judith Fowler 952 26.3 -1.7
Labour Andrew Young 195 5.4 N/A
Majority 1,527 42.1 +32.3
Turnout 3,626 41.3 -26.8
Conservative hold Swing

2005 Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 5 May 2005:

Midhurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ms N J Hendon 2,222 38.5
Independent Mr A M Shaxson 1,653 28.7
Liberal Democrat Ms J R Fowler 1,612 28.0
UKIP Mr P J Cole 280 4.9
Majority 569 9.8
Turnout 5,767 68.1
Conservative win (new seat)

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