Rossendale Borough Council election, 2004

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Elections to Rossendale Borough Council were held on 10 June 2004. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party gained overall control of the council from no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Rossendale Local Election Result 2004
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 12 8 0 +8 100.0 50.9 10,143 +0.1%
  Labour 0 0 8 -8 0 39.5 7,861 +0.0%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 9.6 1,913 -0.2%

Ward results[edit]

Cribden
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Janet Graham 681 53.8 +21.6
Labour Lawrence Forshaw 585 46.2 +13.0
Majority 96 7.6
Turnout 1,266 48.1 +17.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Eden
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barbara Marriott 802 59.4
Labour Donald Rishton 549 40.6
Majority 253 18.8
Turnout 1,351 50.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Facit and Shawforth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lynda Barnes 660 55.3 +2.2
Labour Thomas Aldred 533 44.7 -2.2
Majority 127 10.6 +4.4
Turnout 1,193 45.9 +17.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Goodshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Ormerod 713 50.8
Labour Denise Hancock 690 49.2
Majority 23 1.6
Turnout 1,403 48.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Greenfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gladys Sandiford 830 41.1
Liberal Democrat Catherine Pilling 754 37.4
Labour Frances Whitehead 434 21.5
Majority 76 3.7
Turnout 2,018 49.0 +15.4
Conservative hold Swing
Greensclough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Judith Driver 699 37.3 -18.4
Liberal Democrat Michael Carr 659 35.1 +35.1
Labour Bernadette O'Connor 518 27.6 -16.7
Majority 40 2.2 -9.2
Turnout 1,876 45.0 +14.6
Conservative hold Swing
Hareholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Wadsworth 1,082 56.1 +6.5
Labour Graham Pearson 848 43.9 -6.5
Majority 234 12.2
Turnout 1,930 47.3 +16.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Helmshore
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Joyce Pawson 1,084 48.9 -0.3
Labour Stuart Haines 633 28.6 -4.9
Liberal Democrat James Pilling 500 22.6 +5.3
Majority 451 20.3 +4.6
Turnout 2,217 50.1 +18.2
Conservative hold Swing
Irwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Janet Farquharson 746 54.6 -3.0
Labour Tina Durkin 620 45.4 +3.0
Majority 126 9.2 -6.0
Turnout 1,366 39.3 +11.8
Conservative hold Swing
Longholme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Leonard Entwistle 1,024 55.3 +4.9
Labour John Pilling 829 44.7 -4.9
Majority 195 10.6 +9.8
Turnout 1,853 33.9 +6.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Whitewell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Theresa Crosta 976 54.9 +5.7
Labour William Riley 803 45.1 -5.7
Majority 173 9.8
Turnout 1,779 44.4 +14.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Worsley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Duncan Ruddick 846 50.8 +4.1
Labour Marilyn Procter 819 49.2 +15.6
Majority 27 1.6 -11.7
Turnout 1,665 40.8 +13.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

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