Weymouth and Portland Borough Council election, 2007

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Elections to Weymouth and Portland Borough Council were held on 3 May 2007. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Weymouth and Portland Local Election Result 2007
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 3 1 +2 58.3 38.7 6,327 +5.4%
  Liberal Democrat 3 1 2 -1 25.0 28.1 4,590 -2.6%
  Labour 1 1 2 -1 8.3 24.9 4,070 +0.5%
  Independent 1 0 0 0 8.3 4.7 769 -5.2%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 341 +0.4%
  UKIP 0 0 0 0 0 1.4 232 +1.4%
  Monster Raving Loony 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 26 +0.2%

Ward results[edit]

Melcombe Regis
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Joy Stanley 683 50.9 +9.1
Conservative Christopher Griffin 384 28.6 -9.1
Labour Maria Blackwood 168 12.5 -0.8
Green Paul McIntosh 108 8.0 +0.8
Majority 299 22.3 +18.2
Turnout 1,343 28.4 -4.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Preston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Chapman 1,199 51.2 +2.7
Liberal Democrat David Mannings 1,013 43.3 -1.4
Labour Maureen Drake 130 5.6 -1.3
Majority 186 7.9 +4.1
Turnout 2,342 54.4 -1.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Radipole
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bill White 847 67.4
Conservative Peter Fry 216 17.2
UKIP Alvin Hopper 106 8.4
Labour Stewart Pearson 88 7.0
Majority 631 50.2
Turnout 1,257 42.6 -4.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Tophill East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent David Hawkins 369 42.9 +15.5
Independent Jacqui Redfern 252 29.3 +11.8
UKIP Sylvia Bradley 126 14.7 +14.7
Labour Jo Atwell 113 13.1 -1.6
Majority 117 13.6 +9.3
Turnout 860 33.5 -1.8
Independent hold Swing
Tophill West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Nash 726 67.2 +46.4
Labour Sandy West 355 32.8 +16.8
Majority 371 34.4
Turnout 1,081 27.6 -4.8
Conservative hold Swing
Upwey and Broadwey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Goodman 435 36.1 -4.5
Labour Colin Huckle 361 30.0 +4.5
Liberal Democrat David Beaman 317 26.3 -7.7
Green David Smith 91 7.6 +7.6
Majority 74 6.1 -0.5
Turnout 1,204 42.2 +1.1
Conservative hold Swing
Westham North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Brendan Webster 647 42.1 -27.1
Labour Andy Hutchings 546 35.6 +4.8
Conservative John Ives 342 22.3 +22.3
Majority 101 6.5 -31.9
Turnout 1,535 36.8 -4.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Westham West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jean Woodward 434 35.3
Liberal Democrat Gill Taylor 411 33.4
Labour Venessa Collins 384 31.2
Majority 23 1.9
Turnout 1,229 43.1 -2.1
Conservative hold Swing
Wey Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pamela Nixon 799 62.0 +8.3
Labour Alan Chedzoy 391 30.4 -3.4
Green Brian Heatley 98 7.6 -4.9
Majority 408 31.6 +11.7
Turnout 1,288 45.4 +0.5
Conservative hold Swing
Weymouth East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Roger Allen 484 39.9
Liberal Democrat John Birtwistle 438 36.1
Labour Richard Baker 220 18.2
Green Ian Poyser 44 3.6
Monster Raving Loony Dominic Lonsdale 26 2.1
Majority 46 3.8
Turnout 1,212 42.4 +0.2
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Weymouth West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Richard Kosior 680 40.6 +0.7
Labour Andy Blackwood 614 36.6 +6.4
Liberal Democrat Richard Daly 234 14.0 -15.9
Independent Angie Barnes 148 8.8 +8.8
Majority 66 4.0 -5.7
Turnout 1,676 41.1 -3.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Wyke Regis
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anne Kenwood 700 42.4 +8.5
Conservative Margaret Alsop 628 38.1 +1.5
Independent Jack Biggs 321 19.5 +0.7
Majority 72 4.3
Turnout 1,649 38.3 -4.8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

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