Watford Borough Council election, 2004

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Elections to Watford Borough Council were held on 10 June 2004. One third of the council was up for election and the Liberal Democrat party kept overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 39.3%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Council election result[edit]

Watford Local Election Result 2004
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 10 +6 83.3 44.5 10,514 -4.7%
  Conservative 1 -3 8.3 25.9 6,118 +4.5%
  Green 1 +1 8.3 10.5 2,473 +2.0%
  Labour 0 -4 0 19.1 4,516 -0.9%

Ward results[edit]

Callowland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green Kenneth Brodhurst 1,034 57.3 +3.9
Labour Richard Short 309 17.1 +4.8
Liberal Democrat Paul Salter 256 14.2 -15.0
Conservative Jonathan Cordell 207 11.5 +6.4
Majority 725 40.2 +16.0
Turnout 1,806 36.6
Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Rabi Martins 820 50.1 -4.4
Labour Nnagbogu Akubue 323 19.7 -6.2
Conservative Geoffrey Greenstreet 293 17.9 +5.9
Green Ruth Atkin 200 12.2 +7.4
Majority 497 30.4 +1.8
Turnout 1,636 32.7
Holywell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jennifer McGovern 770 42.1 -8.7
Labour Nigel Bell 750 41.0 +0.9
Conservative Carole Bamford 203 11.1 +4.8
Green Martin Wiesner 106 5.8 +4.5
Majority 20 1.1 -9.6
Turnout 1,829 35.9
Leggatts
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Khalid Mahmood 838 42.5 -3.5
Conservative Stephen O'Brien 654 33.1 +1.9
Labour Andrew Head 320 16.2 -0.7
Green Christine Stockwell 162 8.2 +2.3
Majority 184 9.4 -5.4
Turnout 1,974 38.0
Meriden
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Janice Brown 790 41.8 -9.5
Labour Linda Smith 580 30.7 +0.7
Conservative Richard Southern 382 20.2 +9.8
Green Jenny Woods 138 7.3 +5.3
Majority 210 11.1 -10.2
Turnout 1,890 36.3
Nascot
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Mortimer 1,285 54.4 +5.0
Liberal Democrat Mark Watkin 660 28.0 -8.0
Labour Thomas Meldrum 273 11.6 +1.9
Green Carole Skinner 143 6.1 +1.2
Majority 625 26.4 +13.0
Turnout 2,361 44.2
Oxhey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Anthony Poole 1,269 64.1 -4.3
Conservative David Ealey 433 21.9 +3.4
Labour Michael Jones 180 9.1 -0.3
Green Clive Skinner 99 5.0 +1.2
Majority 839 42.2 -7.7
Turnout 1,981 41.2
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat George Derbyshire 1,358 51.7 +4.2
Conservative David Wright 1,025 39.0 -3.6
Labour Mavis Tyrwhitt 153 5.8 -0.4
Green Elaine Edwards 93 3.5 -0.2
Majority 333 12.7 +7.8
Turnout 2,629 53.2
Stanborough
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Andrew Wylie 1,023 55.4 -10.3
Conservative Roger Frost 454 24.6 +7.7
Labour Geoffrey Cullen 257 13.9 -1.1
Green Kevin Pettifer 112 6.1 +3.7
Majority 569 30.8 -18.0
Turnout 1,846 36.8
Tudor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Hugh O'Hanlon 999 50.4 +12.1
Conservative Richard Bamford 586 29.6 -4.5
Labour Frances Hince 276 13.9 -9.8
Green Anna Rackett 121 6.1 +2.2
Majority 413 20.8 +16.6
Turnout 1,982 43.6
Vicarage
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mohammed Ajab 848 40.6 -10.4
Labour Jagtar Dhindsa 786 37.7 +5.0
Conservative Mark Bunn 286 13.7 +5.0
Green David Degen 167 8.0 +0.5
Majority 62 2.9 -15.4
Turnout 2,087 41.0
Woodside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Ian Brown 883 55.2 -5.1
Conservative William Hodnett 310 19.4 +8.1
Labour Marion Chambers 309 19.3 -5.5
Green Sally Ivins 98 6.1 +2.6
Majority 573 35.8 +0.3
Turnout 1,600 32.2

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