Runnymede Borough Council election, 2008

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Elections to Runnymede Council were held on 1 May 2008. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.

Three councillors had resigned from the council before the election and a further two did not stand for re-election.[1] No seats changed hands with the Conservative party remaining dominant on the council.[2]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Runnymede Local Election Result 2008
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 14 0 0 0 82.4 57.1 12,402 -1.0%
  Runnymede Residents Association 3 0 0 0 17.6 12.3 2,678 +2.5%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 14.6 3,160 +2.2%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 8.3 1,808 -0.5%
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 6.5 1,408 -3.4%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 141 -0.3%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 109 +0.5%

Ward results[edit]

Addlestone Bourneside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Broadhead 975 72.4 -3.8
Labour Gavin Morrison 230 17.1 -6.7
Independent Colin Stephens 141 10.5 +10.5
Majority 745 55.3 +2.9
Turnout 1,346 33.2 +1.9
Conservative hold Swing
Addlestone North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Rebecca Denby 731 65.0 +5.5
Labour Deborah Greenwood 185 16.4 +0.8
Liberal Democrat Peter Key 132 11.7 -1.4
UKIP Tarun Comar 77 6.8 -3.7
Majority 546 48.6 +4.7
Turnout 1,125 27.6 -1.1
Conservative hold Swing
Chertsey Meads
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Norman 826 60.4 +2.6
UKIP Christopher Browne 294 21.5 +3.7
Labour Bernie Stacey 247 18.1 +3.2
Majority 532 38.9 -1.1
Turnout 1,367 32.7 -0.7
Conservative hold Swing
Chertsey St.Ann's (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Chapman 755
Conservative Louis Pouyanne 698
Labour Paul Greenwood 461
Labour Kenneth Denyer 395
UKIP Robert Belobaba 191
UKIP Ileana Nguyen 142
Turnout 2,642 31.2 -0.2
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Chertsey South and Row Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Edwards 947 67.2 +3.3
UKIP Gillian Ellis 262 18.6 -1.3
Labour Peter Kingham 201 14.3 -1.9
Majority 685 48.6 +4.6
Turnout 1,410 35.2 -0.3
Conservative hold Swing
Egham Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Runnymede Residents Association Anthony Moore 719 59.5 +5.1
Conservative Andrew Sheldon 358 29.6 -5.7
Labour Keith Thompson 132 10.9 +0.6
Majority 361 29.9 +10.8
Turnout 1,209 31.0 -1.9
Independent hold Swing
Englefield Green East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Marisa Heath 493 51.9 -2.2
Liberal Democrat James Whiteley 264 27.8 -7.8
Labour Sebastian Michnowicz 101 10.6 +10.6
UKIP Rosemary Browne 91 9.6 -0.6
Majority 229 24.1 +5.6
Turnout 949 23.3 -0.6
Conservative hold Swing
Englefield Green West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Hugh Meares 464 44.5 +2.0
UKIP Anthony Micklethwait 264 25.3 -0.4
Labour Roxanne Mashari 129 12.4 +12.4
Green Jenny Gould 109 10.5 +10.5
Liberal Democrat Ian Heath 77 7.4 -6.5
Majority 200 19.2 +2.4
Turnout 1,043 32.9 +0.3
Conservative hold Swing
Foxhills
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Paul Francis 975 70.2 +9.4
Labour John Gurney 227 16.3 +4.5
UKIP Leon Mullett 187 13.5 -0.3
Majority 748 53.9 +6.9
Turnout 1,389 34.5 -0.7
Conservative hold Swing
Hythe (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Yvonna Lay 659
Conservative Jonathan Wilson 600
Labour David Bell 299
Labour Antonio Dorileo 281
Liberal Democrat Andrew Watson 191
Liberal Democrat Alexander Harrowell 187
UKIP Guy Leven-Torres 141
Turnout 2,358 27.4 +0.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
New Haw
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Adrian Tollett 895 72.5 +8.6
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Coulon 339 27.5 -8.6
Majority 556 45.0 +17.2
Turnout 1,234 29.4 -2.3
Conservative hold Swing
Thorpe (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Runnymede Residents Association Elaine Gill 1,024
Runnymede Residents Association Margaret Harnden 935
Conservative William Roberts 485
Conservative Nicholas Wase-Rogers 373
Turnout 2,817 34.1 -2.7
Independent hold Swing
Independent hold Swing
Virginia Water
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Margaret Roberts 986 72.3
Liberal Democrat Christine Key 218 16.0
UKIP Steve Gynn 159 11.7
Majority 768 56.3
Turnout 1,363 33.6 -2.1
Conservative hold Swing
Woodham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Jones 1,182 81.3
Labour George Blair 272 18.7
Majority 910 62.6
Turnout 1,454 35.2 -1.1
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election - Runnymede's runners and riders". Surrey Advertiser. 2008-04-28. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  2. ^ "Local election results in Surrey". Surrey Advertiser. 2008-05-02. Retrieved 2008-05-19.