Tarring (electoral division)

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Coordinates: 50°49′28″N 0°23′33″W / 50.82448°N 0.39259°W / 50.82448; -0.39259

Tarring
Tarring
Shown within West Sussex
District: Worthing
UK Parliament Constituency: East Worthing & Shoreham, Worthing West
Ceremonial county: West Sussex
EU Constituency: South East England
Electorate (2009): 9838
County Councillor
Bob Smytherman (LD)

Tarring 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 covers the neighbourhood of West Tarring, which forms part of the urban area of the town of Worthing and 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.

It falls entirely within the un-parished area of Worthing Borough and comprises some or all of the following borough wards: Gaisford Ward (western portion) and Tarring Ward.

Election Results[edit]

2013 Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 2 May 2013:

Tarring
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Robert Smytherman 851 33.1 -14.3
UKIP Shaune King 702 27.3 +9.2
Conservative Sean McDonald 593 23.0 -6.0
Labour Michael Brown 228 8.9 +3.4
Green William Morris 199 7.7 N/A
Majority 149 5.8 -12.6
Turnout 2,573 26.0 -9.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

2009 Election[edit]

Results of the election held on 4 June 2009:

Tarring
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Robert Smytherman 1,646 47.4
Conservative Paul High 1,007 29.0
UKIP John Harwood 628 18.1
Labour Sid Wells 191 5.5
Majority 639 18.4
Turnout 3,472 35.3
Liberal Democrat win (new seat)

References[edit]

Election Results - West Sussex County Council

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