Weymouth and Portland Borough Council election, 2004

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Elections to Weymouth and Portland Borough Council were held on 10 June 2004. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 2003 increasing the number of seats by 1. The council stayed under no overall control.

Election result[edit]

Weymouth and Portland Local Election Result 2004
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 14 +3 38.9 32.0 14,726 +2.8%
  Labour 9 -4 25.0 27.9 12,849 -3.5%
  Conservative 8 +2 22.2 28.8 13,264 +9.1%
  Independent 5 0 13.9 9.0 4,145 -7.2%
  UKIP 0 0 0 2.2 1,030 -1.3%

Ward results[edit]

Littlemoor (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Simon Bowkett 430
Labour Mary Tewkesbury 401
Conservative Ashley Newman 319
Turnout 1,150 33.1
Melcombe Regis (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Peter Farrell 705
Liberal Democrat Joy Stanley 671
Liberal Democrat Lynne Herbert 628
Conservative Barbara Bonser 415
Conservative Lyn Graham 402
Conservative Derek Model 378
Labour Stephen James 236
Labour Margaret Baker 211
Labour Mary McHugh 206
UKIP Gordon Lake 180
UKIP Roy Child 174
UKIP Alvin Hopper 171
Independent Victor Hamilton 48
Turnout 4,425 35.0
Preston (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Brian Ellis 1,488
Liberal Democrat David Mannings 1,209
Liberal Democrat Richard Collings 1,144
Conservative Hazel Bruce 1,088
Conservative Mark Johnson 883
Conservative Kevin Brookes 849
Labour Maureen Drake 184
Labour Richard Besant 151
Labour Gareth Thomas 138
Turnout 7,134 60.1
Radipole (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat George Molyneux 677
Liberal Democrat William White 656
Conservative George Granycome 475
Conservative Vivian Schofield 427
Labour Lorna Byatt 156
Labour Stewart Pearson 144
Turnout 2,535 46.8
Tophill East (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Jacqueline Redfern 492
Independent Margaret Leicester 363
Independent James Holt 335
Labour James Draper 181
Conservative Timothy Simmons 175
Labour Rosemary Smith 97
Turnout 1,643 39.4
Tophill West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Leslie Ames 946
Conservative Raymond Nash 527
Independent David Hawkins 412
Labour Timothy Woodcock 338
Conservative Reginald Strong 302
Labour Carole Weaver 270
Labour Gillian Demuth 255
Independent William Burge 249
Turnout 3,299 37.8
Underhill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Timothy Munro 427
Labour Paul Kimber 363
Labour Sandra West 269
Independent Elspie Price 205
Conservative Jerry Hepburn 167
Turnout 1,432 33.3
Upwey and Broadwey (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Goodman 561
Conservative Robert Dunster 417
Liberal Democrat Daphne Grout-Smith 351
Labour Suzanne Hutton 328
Labour Elaine Walker 310
Turnout 1,967 42.2
Westham East (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Howard Legg 508
Liberal Democrat Ian James 487
Labour David Dowle 229
Conservative Andrew Cooke 211
Labour Lorraine Rodgers 207
Turnout 1,642 37.6
Westham North (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Harris 901
Labour Andrew Hutchings 708
Liberal Democrat Christine James 702
Liberal Democrat Michael Phillips 693
Labour Michael Byatt 490
Labour Lindsay Drage 425
Conservative George Afentakis 375
Turnout 4,294 43.7
Westham West (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kathleen Wheller 487
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Stewkesbury 482
Labour Christopher Cook 447
Liberal Democrat Gillian Taylor 425
Conservative Andrew Shutlar 301
Turnout 2,142 45.2
Wey Valley (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Strong 658
Conservative Alison Scott 656
Labour Sharon Mitchell 500
Labour Jonathan Robbins 469
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Harris 365
Turnout 2,648 53.5
Weymouth East (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nigel Reed 459
Liberal Democrat John Birtwistle 456
Conservative Samantha Lindley 432
Liberal Democrat Ann Comely 378
Labour Anthony Reed 229
Labour James Kimber 223
Turnout 2,177 42.2
Weymouth West (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kay Wilcox 672
Labour Andrew Blackwood 659
Labour Antony Prowse 585
Conservative Peter O'Neill 584
Conservative Nicholas Wyness 552
Liberal Democrat Derek Julian 527
UKIP Hugh Chalker 505
Liberal Democrat Lydia Roe 428
Liberal Democrat Roger Gifford 388
Turnout 4,900 47.3
Wyke Regis (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Douglas Hollings 949
Conservative Margaret Alsop 702
Labour Anne Kenwood 688
Independent Jack Biggs 668
Labour Bruce Bonwell 582
Labour Richard Phelps 581
Liberal Democrat Peter Roe 448
Turnout 4,618 45.7

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