St Michael's (Liverpool ward)

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St. Michaels is a Liverpool City Council Ward within the Liverpool Riverside Parliamentary constituency. The population of this ward at the 2011 census was 12,991.[1] It was formed for the 2004 Municipal elections from the former Aigburth and Dingle wards.[2]

History[edit]

All three seats in the ward are held by the Green Party. The ward has returned seven Councillors since it was formed 2004.[3] John Coyne defected to the Green Party from the Liberal Democrats in 2006 and was re-elected with the Green Party twice: in 2007 and 2011. Cllr Sharon Green resigned from the Liberal Democrat whip to sit as an Independent on 6 May 2011 following the suspension of former leader Warren Bradley from the party.[4]

Councillors[edit]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Peter Allen (LD) John Coyne (LD) Elaine Allen (LD)
2006 Peter Allen (LD) John Coyne (Green) Elaine Allen (LD)
2006 Peter Allen (LD) John Coyne (Green) Elaine Allen (LD)
2007 Peter Allen (LD) John Coyne (Green) Elaine Allen (LD)
2008 Peter Allen (LD) John Coyne (Green) Sarah Jennings (Green)
2010 Sharon Green (LD) John Coyne (Green) Sarah Jennings (Green)
2011 Sharon Green (LD) John Coyne (Green) Sarah Jennings (Green)
2011 Sharon Green (Ind.) John Coyne (Green) Sarah Jennings (Green)
2012 Sharon Green (Ind.) John Coyne (Green) Sarah Jennings (Green)
2014 Tom Crone (Green) John Coyne (Green) Sarah Jennings (Green)
2015 Tom Crone (Green) Anna Key (Green) Sarah Jennings (Green)
2016 Tom Crone (Green) Anna Key (Green) Sarah Jennings (Green)
2018 Tom Crone (Green) Anna Key (Green) Sarah Jennings (Green)

     indicates seat up for re-election after boundary changes.

     indicates change in affiliation.

     indicates seat up for re-election.

Election results[edit]

Elections of the 2010s[edit]

May 2018[edit]

Liverpool City Council election, 3 May 2018: St Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Thomas Crone 2,205 58.3 Decrease3.7
Labour Stuart Fordham 1,395 36.9 Increase7.9
Conservative David Patmore 99 2.6 Increase0.5
Liberal Democrat Norman Darbyshire 82 2.2 Decrease1.7
Majority 810 21.4 Decrease11.6
Registered electors 9,810
Turnout 3,789 38.6 Increase0.7
Rejected ballots 8 0.2 Decrease0.7
Green hold Swing Decrease5.8

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May 2016[edit]

Liverpool City Council election, 5 May 2016: St Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Sarah Jennings 2,187 62.0 Increase12.1
Labour Steve Fitzsimmons 1,023 29.0 Decrease7.4
Liberal Democrat Thomas Sebire 139 3.9 Increase0.3
Conservative David Patmore 74 2.1 Decrease2.7
English Democrat Paul Rimmer 53 1.5 Increase1.4
TUSC Elise Khan 50 1.4 Decrease0.3
Majority 1,164 33.0 Increase19.5
Registered electors 9,399
Turnout 3,558 37.9 Decrease30.1
Rejected ballots 32 0.9 Increase0.6

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May 2015[edit]

Liverpool City Council election, 7 May 2015: St Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Anna Key 3,266 49.9 Decrease10.2
Labour Steve Fitzsimmons 2,384 36.4 Increase6.0
Conservative David Patmore 315 4.8 Increase1.6
Liberal Democrat Kris Brown 236 3.6 Increase1.3
UKIP Shashwat Singh 222 3.4 New
TUSC Giorgio Moulas 111 1.7 Decrease0.2
English Democrat Paul Rimmer 9 0.1 Decrease1.6
Majority 882 13.5 Decrease16.2
Registered electors 9,648
Turnout 6,563 68.0 Increase30.8
Rejected ballots 20 0.3 Decrease0.1
Green hold Swing Decrease8.1

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May 2014[edit]

Liverpool City Council election, 22 May 2014: St Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Thomas Crone 2,130 60.1 Increase6.0
Labour Patricia O'Brien 1,078 30.4 Decrease3.5
Conservative David Patmore 112 3.2 Decrease1.7
Liberal Democrat Anna Martin 80 2.3 Decrease2.6
TUSC Giorgo Moulas 69 1.9 New
English Democrat Paul Rimmer 60 1.7 Decrease0.5
Liberal Jessica Bull 15 0.4 New
Majority 1,052 29.7 Increase9.5
Registered electors 9,554
Turnout 3,557 37.2 Increase2.4
Rejected ballots 13 0.4 Decrease0.2
Green gain from Independent Swing Increase4.8

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May 2012[edit]

Liverpool City Council election, 3 May 2012: St Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Sarah Jennings 1,828 54.1 Increase3.6
Labour Patricia O'Brien 1,148 33.9 Decrease0.3
Liberal Democrat Anna Martin 166 4.9 Decrease3.4
Conservative David Patmore 165 4.9 Increase1.3
English Democrat Paul Rimmer 75 2.2 Increase1.5
Majority 680 20.2 Increase3.9
Registered electors 9,764
Turnout 3,402 34.8 Decrease5.6
Rejected ballots 20 0.6 Increase0.1
Green hold Swing Increase2.0

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May 2011[edit]

Liverpool City Council election, 5 May 2011: St Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green John Coyne 1,978 50.5 Increase20.1
Labour Phil Molyneux 1,341 34.2 Increase5.2
Liberal Democrat Linda Farrelly 326 8.3 Decrease25.7
Conservative David Patmore 143 3.6 Decrease3.1
UKIP Paul Rimmer 70 1.8 New
Liberal Terry Formby 31 0.8 New
English Democrat Neil Kenny 29 0.7 New
Majority 637 16.3 N/A
Registered electors 9,741
Turnout 3,936 40.4 Decrease18.6
Rejected ballots 18 0.5 Decrease0.2
Green hold Swing Increase10.0

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May 2010[edit]

Liverpool City Council election, 6 May 2010: St Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Sharon Green 2,002 34.0 Decrease2.7
Green Thomas Crone 1,790 30.4 Decrease12.2
Labour Matthew Garlick 1,710 29.0 Increase13.2
Conservative David Patmore 394 6.7 Increase1.8
Majority 212 3.6 N/A
Registered electors 10,054
Turnout 5,935 59.0 Increase27.2
Rejected ballots 39 0.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing Increase4.8

[11]

Elections of the 2000s[edit]

May 2008[edit]

Liverpool City Council election, 1 May 2008: St Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Sarah Jennings 1,309 42.6 Increase4.6
Liberal Democrat Elaine Allen 1,128 36.7 Increase7.5
Labour Nicholas Mutize 485 15.8 Decrease10.1
Conservative David Patmore 149 4.9 Increase0.3
Majority 181 5.9 Decrease2.9
Registered electors 9,706
Turnout 31.8 Decrease1.8
Green hold Swing Decrease1.5

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May 2007[edit]

Liverpool City Council election, 3 May 2007: St Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green John Coyne 1232 38.0 Increase12.8
Liberal Democrat Christopher Curry 947 29.2 Decrease12.3
Labour Jack Johnson 839 25.9 Increase0.9
Conservative David Patmore 149 4.6 Decrease3.8
Liberal George Roberts 75 2.3 New
Majority 285 8.8 N/A
Registered electors 9,662
Turnout 33.6 Increase7.6
Green hold Swing Increase12.6

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May 2006[edit]

Liverpool City Council election, 4 May 2006: St Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter Allen 1,112 41.5 Decrease8.1
Green Jean Hill 675 25.2 Increase8.8
Labour Jack Johnson 670 25.0 Increase1.1
Conservative David Patmore 225 8.4 Decrease1.7
Majority 437 16.3 Decrease9.4
Registered electors 10,288
Turnout 26.0 Decrease3.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing Decrease4.7

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June 2004[edit]

Liverpool City Council election, 10 June 2004: St Michael's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Elaine Allen [n 1] 1,552 49.6 N/A
Liberal Democrat John Coyne [n 2] 1,537
Liberal Democrat Peter Allen [n 3] 1,484
Labour Jack Johnson 750 23.9 N/A
Labour Johnathan Reynolds 727
Labour Peter Tuffley 708
Green Jean Hill 514 16.4 N/A
Green Johnathan Clatworthy 453
Green Howard Jago 391
Conservative Helen Hicklin 316 10.1 N/A
Conservative David Patmore 280
Conservative Elizabeth Morton 261
Majority 802 25.7 N/A
Registered electors 10,830
Turnout 29.7 N/A
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)

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Notes[edit]

italics denote the sitting councillor • bold denotes the winning candidate

  1. ^ Elected to serve a 4 year term.
  2. ^ Elected to serve a 3 year term.
  3. ^ Elected to serve a 2 year term.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Liverpool Ward population 2011". Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Boundary Commission Report". 15 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Liverpool City Council elections 1998-2006". 15 May 2010. Archived from the original on 12 April 2010.
  4. ^ "Liberal Democrat Sharon Green defects to become Independent in Liverpool". Liverpool Daily Post.
  5. ^ "Election results for St Michaels Municipal Elections - Thursday, 3rd May, 2018". Liverpool City Council.
  6. ^ "Election results for St Michaels Municipal Elections - Thursday, 5th May, 2016". Liverpool City Council.
  7. ^ "Election results for St Michaels Municipal Elections - Thursday, 7th May, 2015". Liverpool City Council.
  8. ^ "Election results for St Michaels Municipal Elections - Thursday, 22nd May, 2014". Liverpool City Council.
  9. ^ "Election results for St Michaels Municipal Elections - Thursday, 3rd May, 2012". Liverpool City Council.
  10. ^ "Election results for St Michaels Municipal Elections - Thursday, 5th May, 2011". Liverpool City Council.
  11. ^ "Election results for St Michaels Municipal Elections - Thursday, 6th May, 2010". Liverpool City Council.
  12. ^ a b c d "Liverpool City Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). Elections Centre.
  13. ^ a b c d "Local Elections Archive Project St Michael's Ward — Liverpool". Local Elections Archive Project.