2013 Kent County Council election

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2013 Kent County Council election
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  2009 2 May 2013 2017  

All 84 seats to Kent County Council
43 seats needed for a majority
 First partySecond party
 
Party Conservative UKIP
Seats won4417
Seat changeDecrease2.svg27Increase2.svg16

 Third partyFourth party
 
Party Labour Liberal Democrats
Seats won137
Seat changeIncrease2.svg10Steady2.svg0

Kent UK local election 2013 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2013 Kent County Council elections.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

The Kent County Council election, 2013 was an election to all 84 seats on Kent County Council held on Thursday 2 May as part of the 2013 United Kingdom local elections. 84 councillors were elected from 72 electoral divisions, which returned either one or two county councillors each by first-past-the-post voting for a four-year term of office. The electoral divisions were the same as those used at the previous election in 2009. No elections were held in Medway, which is a unitary authority outside the area covered by the County Council. The election saw the Conservative Party narrowly retain overall control of the council. [1]

Contents

All locally registered electors (British, Irish, Commonwealth and European Union citizens) who were aged 18 or over on Thursday 2 May 2013 were entitled to vote in the local elections. Those who were temporarily away from their ordinary address (for example, away working, on holiday, in student accommodation or in hospital) were also entitled to vote in the local elections, [2] although those who had moved abroad and registered as overseas electors cannot vote in the local elections. It is possible to register to vote at more than one address (such as a university student who had a term-time address and lives at home during holidays) at the discretion of the local Electoral Register Office, but it remains an offence to vote more than once in the same local government election. [3]

Summary

The Conservative Party retained overall control of the council, winning 44 of the 84 seats on the council. This was a reduction of 30 seats from the party's 2009 performance, where the local party held all but 10 of the 84 seats.

UKIP came second in terms of councillors with 17 seats (including one defection from the Conservatives prior to the election), the party is now the council's official opposition with Roger Latchford as their leader. UKIP capitalised on their strong national opinion poll performances and Parliamentary by-election results, winning their first representation on the council. [4] Labour Party candidates made substantial gains, rising from 3 to 13 seats and finishing in third place in the election. Despite local Liberal Democrats winning the same number of seats as in 2009 they are no longer the official opposition, having slipped to become the fourth largest party in the Maidstone County Hall chamber.

The Green Party won their first seat on the Council, for the Hythe division.

The Swanscombe and Greenhithe division was held by the incumbent independent councillor, who gained the seat in 2009.

Results

Kent County Council election, 2013
PartySeatsGainsLossesNet gain/lossSeats %Votes %Votes+/−
  Conservative 44027-2752.3835.47141,192
  UKIP 17160+1620.2425.83102,813
  Labour 13111+1015.4822.5989,935
  Liberal Democrats 71108.339.3537,214
  Green 110+11.193.6514,531
 Swanscombe and Greenhithe Residents Association10001.190.17673
  Independent 000001.244,929
  English Democrat 000000.873,465
 No Description000000.451,780
  TUSC 000000.11439
  New England 000000.08312
  Ashford Independent 000000.07281
 Official Monster Raving Loony Party000000.05215

Council Composition

Prior to the election the composition of the council was:

74721
ConservativeLDLabR

After the election the composition of the council was:

451713711
ConservativeUKIPLabourLDGR

LD - Liberal Democrats
G - Green Party
R - Residents Association

Results by district

Kent is divided into 12 regions: Ashford, Canterbury, Dartford, Dover, Gravesham, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Folkestone and Hythe, Swale, Thanet, Tonbridge and Malling, and Tunbridge Wells.

Ashford

There are seven single-member constituencies within the borough of Ashford. Below are the results: [5]

Ashford Central
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Jim Wedgbury1,17037-17
UKIP Norman Taylor91329N/A
Labour Dara Farrell53217+4
Green Steven Robert Campkin2739-6
Liberal Democrats Chris Took2388-10
Majority2578
Turnout 3,12626-7
Conservative hold Swing
Ashford East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democrats Georgie Joseph Serge Koowaree97228-28
UKIP Elaine Evans82724N/A
Conservative Richard Bunting78723-11
Labour Harriet Bronwen Yeo 44413+3
Ashford IndependentTony Bartlett2959N/A
Green Mandy Rossi1434N/A
Majority1454
Turnout 3,46827-8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Ashford Rural East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Andrew Wickham1,74144-14
UKIP Eddy Barrows99525N/A
Labour Tom Reed42111+4
Green Geoff Meaden3338-10
Liberal Democrats Ken Blanshard2416-11
Independent Jack Woodford2266N/A
Majority74619
Turnout 3,95733-9
Conservative hold Swing
Ashford Rural South
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Mike Angell1,37841-16
UKIP Ann Taylor1,09532N/A
Labour Vivien Wheatley48214+5
Green Marilyn Sansom1956-8
Liberal Democrats John Bullivant Mackie1755-15
BNP Michael Barry Hook481N/A
Majority2839
Turnout 3,37325-12
Conservative hold Swing
Ashford Rural West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Charlie Simkins1,87244-21
UKIP Pat Purnell1,36732N/A
Labour Waheed Qureshi3719+2
Green Hilary Jones3288-6
Liberal Democrats Clare Hardwick3268-6
Majority50512
Turnout 4,26428-13
Conservative hold Swing
Ashford South
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Derek Smyth1,02637+11
UKIP Victoria Angharad Frances Yeo 82730N/A
Conservative Larry Krause48618-16
Liberal Democrats Adrian John Gee-Turner29011-10
Green Tom Phillip Harry Medhurst1184-3
Majority29911
Turnout 2,74723-8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Tenterden
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Mike Hill2,07451-19
UKIP Robert Charles Dobson1,21130N/A
Labour Alex Ward3088±0
Green Matt Stanley2927N/A
Liberal Democrats Stuart James Dove1965-17
Majority86321
Turnout 4,08134-8
Conservative hold Swing

Canterbury

There are five single-member and two multi-member constituencies within the City of Canterbury, which elect a total of nine councilors to Kent County Council. Below are the results: [6]

Canterbury City North East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Graham Kenneth Gibbens1,20743-2
Labour Mike Bland76827+17
UKIP Jim Gascoyne38414N/A
Liberal Democrats Martin Ashton2348-25
Green Russell John Charles Page2138%-4
Majority43916
Turnout 2,80624-13
Conservative hold Swing
Canterbury City South West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democrats Martin Vye1,55543-6
Conservative Jeremy Paul Bellamy56315-12
UKIP David Kenneth Charles Perry56215N/A
Labour Howard Robert Rowles52615+6
Green Jo Kidd43912-3
Majority99228
Turnout 3,64829-9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Canterbury South East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Michael John Northey1,38533-13
Liberal Democrats Michael John Sole1,18128-6
UKIP Oliver John Kent79519N/A
Labour Jean Elizabeth Butcher54913+6
Green Emily Edith Shirley2947-6
Majority2045
Turnout 4,20431-13
Conservative hold Swing
Canterbury West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative John David Simmonds1,06738-12
UKIP David Joseph De Boick63322N/A
Labour Carol Goldstein49618+9
Liberal Democrats Dan Smith38314-9
Green Steel James Horton2368-10
Majority43416
Turnout 2,81523-13
Conservative hold Swing
Herne and Sturry
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Alan Marsh1,45241-6
UKIP Sarah Larkins1,08631+7
Labour Alan Stanley Holden59017+6
Green Elisa Anne De Vert2176N/A
Liberal Democrats Nigel Philip Whitburn1695-13
Majority36610
Turnout 3,51427-8
Conservative hold Swing
Herne Bay (2 Seats)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP Brian Eric MacDowall2,05417+8
UKIP Nicholas James Bond2,04817N/A
Conservative Jean Law1,81715-4
Conservative David Alan Hirst1,72414-5
Labour Lynn Faux-Bowyer1,0038+4
Labour Tom Mellish9488+5
Independent Steve Coombes5094N/A
Independent John David Moore4844N/A
Liberal Democrats Margaret Grace Flaherty4343-12
Independent Stanley Truelove3623N/A
Liberal Democrats June Rose Raybaud3082-10
Green Elaine Margaret Godden2422-2
Green Michael Peter Coppin2022N/A
New England Mike Tibby1932N/A
New England Nathan King1191N/A
Majority2312
Turnout 12,40928-8
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
Whitstable (2 Seats)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Mark Charles Dance2,73217-9
Conservative Mike Harrison2,66617-8
UKIP Mike Bull2,47616N/A
UKIP Howard Malcolm Farmer2,43515N/A
Labour James Christopher Cornell1,81311+4
Labour Rita O' Brien1,78111+4
Green Jolyon Loch Trimingham6004-7
Green Pat Marsh5664N/A
Liberal Democrats Jonathan Dearth5293-8
Liberal Democrats Kevin Michael Peter McNamara3442-8
Majority1901
Turnout 15,94232-8
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Dartford

There are six single-member constituencies within the borough of Dartford. Below are the results: [7]

Dartford East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Penny Cole94237-1
Labour Patrick Kelly88535+9
UKIP Ivan Paul Burch62825N/A
English Democrat Teresa Cannon994-20
Majority572
Turnout 255426-8
Conservative hold Swing
Dartford North East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op Tom Maddison1,26742+13
Conservative Avtar Sandhu1,08836+6
UKIP Shan-E-Din Choycha55218N/A
BNP Ronald David Ball1114+5
Majority1796
Turnout 3,01826-8
Labour Co-op gain from Conservative Swing
Dartford Rural
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Jeremy Allan Kite, MBE2,06753-3
UKIP Karl Smith99026N/A
Labour David John Baker68818+6
English Democrat Steve Culliford1364-16
Majority107727
Turnout 3,88131-9
Conservative hold Swing
Dartford West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Jan Ozog1,56041-8
UKIP Jo Shippam1,11229N/A
Labour John Patrick Burden1,09528N/A
English Democrat Milly Uncles842+31
Majority44812
Turnout 3,85129-10
Conservative hold Swing
Swanscombe and Greenhithe
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Swanscombe and Greenhithe Residents AssociationPeter Martin Harman67327-10
Conservative Keith Martin Kelly650260
Labour Co-op Val Ashenden56723+11
UKIP Stephen Wilders52821N/A
BNP Michael Godfrey Cope492-9
English Democrat Charlie Wood422-6
Majority231
Turnout 2,50921-9
Residents hold Swing
Wilmington
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Ann Allen1,79049-7
UKIP Gary Paul Rogers89124N/A
Labour Mark Andrew Maddison86223+4
English Democrat Di Settle1283-22
Majority89925
Turnout 3,67128-11
Conservative hold Swing

Dover

There are three single-member and two multi-member constituencies within the District of Dover, which elect a total of seven councillors to Kent County Council. Below are the results: [8]

Deal (2 Seats)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Mick Eddy2,98321+8
Labour Eileen Rowbotham2,88120+6
Conservative Trevor Antony Bond2,67019-3
Conservative Adrian Friend2,56418-3
UKIP Peter Ripley2,08115N/A
Liberal Democrats Robin Charles Hook5874-11
Liberal Democrats Sarah Smith4653-11
Majority2111
Turnout 14,23134-7
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Dover North
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Steve Manion2,03445+2
Labour Linda Anne Keen1,63036+12
Independent Paul McMullan57913N/A
Liberal Democrats Linda Anne Hook3097-7
Majority4049
Turnout 4,55236-8
Conservative hold Swing
Dover Town (2 Seats)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Pam Brivio2,35323+8
Labour Gordon Cowan2,19521+7
UKIP Peter John Myers1,85018N/A
Nigel Collor1,66616N/A
Conservative Pauline Margaret Beresford1,62216-7
Liberal Democrats Janet Anita Florence Hilton3343-11
Liberal Democrats Clive John Meredith3133-11
Majority3453
Turnout 10,33327-5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Dover West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Geoff Lymer1,77838-7
UKIP John Gordon Killip1,65336+11
Labour Mick Smith85518+6
Liberal Democrats Peter Alexander Lodge2375-13
Vic Matcham1142N/A
Majority1252
Turnout 4,63735-7
Conservative hold Swing
Sandwich
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Leyland Bradshaw Ridings, MBE2,09345-12
UKIP Mark Stubbings1,17325N/A
Labour David Pestell98321+7
Liberal Democrats Russell James Timpson3818-21
Majority92020
Turnout 4,63034-6
Conservative hold Swing

Gravesham

There is a single-member and two multi-member constituencies within the Borough of Gravesham, which elect a total of five councillors to Kent County Council. Below are the results: [9]

Gravesham East (2 Seats)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Colin William Caller3,65923+10
Labour Jane Cribbon3,58122+8
Conservative John Martin Cubitt2,78617-5
UKIP David Shaun Beattie2,34215N/A
Conservative Samir Jassal2,25014-6
English Democrat Jason Andrew Mee6634-4
Liberal Democrats Martin James Wilson3802-4
TUSC Chas Berry2562N/A
Majority7955
Turnout 15,92629-5
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Gravesham Rural
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Bryan John Sweetland3,21363+3
Labour Douglas Campbell Christie95419+9
English Democrat Steven Charles Clegg92218+7
Majority225944
Turnout 508931-12
Conservative hold Swing
Northfleet and Gravesend West (2 Seats)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Narinderjit Singh Thandi3,88428+9
Labour Sue Howes3,47125+7
UKIP Michael Glyn Dixon2,10415N/A
Conservative Harold John Craske2,04115-4
Conservative Alan Michael Ridgers1,71012-4
English Democrat Stephen Francis-Weatherall7485-2
Majority136710
Turnout 13,95827-8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour hold Swing

Maidstone

There are seven single-member and one multi-member constituencies within the Borough of Maidstone, which elect a total of nine councillors to Kent County Council. Below are the results: [10]

Maidstone Central (2 Seats)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democrats Dan Daley3,08720-6
Liberal Democrats Rob Bird2,73018-4
UKIP Simon Peter John Parry1,63511+4
Conservative Paul Francis Butcher1,60411-3
Conservative David Christopher Burton1,47110-4
UKIP James Samuel Rosier1,3859N/A
Labour Paul Harper1,1127+4
Labour Marianna Romeojuliet Poliszczuk8396+3
Green Stuart Robert Jeffery6454-2
Green Wendy Kathleen Lewis4863-1
English Democrat Geoffrey Leonard Porter1151N/A
Turnout 15,10928-4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Maidstone North East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democrats Ian Stephen Chittenden1,54242-11
UKIP Charles Richard Elliott89424+9
Conservative Annabelle Jane Blackmore74020-6
Labour Keith Adkinson3279N/A
Green Andrew Crawford Waldie1805-1
English Democrat Matthew James Godden251N/A
Majority64818
Turnout 3,70829-7
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Maidstone Rural East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Jenny Whittle2,78069-5
Labour Jim Grogan55514+5
Green Penny Kemp45311N/A
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Richard Samme2135-12
Majority2,22555
Turnout 4,00130-12
Conservative hold Swing
Maidstone Rural North
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Paul Carter 1,91546-12
UKIP Terence Morris Turner1,29131+16
Labour Mick Beckwith47311+4
Liberal Democrats Brian Richard Edwin Mortimer2987-4
Green Ciaran Dominic Oliver2175-2
Majority62413
Turnout 4,19429-9
Conservative hold Swing
Maidstone Rural South
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Eric Hotson1,88458-4
Green Robin James Kinrade50816+3
Liberal Democrats Derek John Mortimer83126+1
Majority1,05342
Turnout 3,22330-10
Conservative hold Swing
Maidstone Rural West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Paulina Annette Veronica Stockell1,88643-3
UKIP Keith Clement Woollven1,35231+16
Labour Edith Maud Davis44510+5
Liberal Democrats Martin Cox42010-16
Green Ian McDonald2646-1
Majority53412
Turnout 4,36731-11
Conservative hold Swing
Maidstone South
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democrats Brian Eugene Clark1,79047+18
Conservative Christopher John Garland1,11229-15
Labour Geoff Harvey58615+7
Green Ashley James Wakeling 3038+1
Majority67818
Turnout 3,79128-7
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing
Maidstone South East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Gary Cooke1,05644+1
Labour Malcolm McKay77332+17
Green Steven Fraser Muggeridge28412+7
Liberal Democrats David Sandru Naghi27211-3
Majority28312
Turnout 2,38520-8
Conservative hold Swing

Sevenoaks

There are seven single-member constituencies within the District of Dover which elect to Kent County Council. Below are the results: [11]

Darent Valley
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Roger Gough1,67749-1
UKIP Alun Elder-Brown89726N/A
Labour Kevin Roger Flack64719+8
Liberal Democrats Philip Neil Hobson1665-15
English Democrat Jim Read652-17
Majority88023
Turnout 3,45227-12
Conservative hold Swing
Sevenoaks Central
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Margaret Eileen Crabtree2,17156-3
UKIP Marcus Von Thiele60315N/A
Liberal Democrats Lise Shay Michaelides57815-6
Labour Nick Dineen38910+4
Independent Mark Calder Ellis1123N/A
English Democrat Paul Cooper481-4
Majority1,56841
Turnout 3,90130-13
Conservative hold Swing
Sevenoaks East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Nick Chard1,71551-1
UKIP Christine Jennifer Marshall83025N/A
Liberal Democrats Richard Charles Wassell45513-11
Labour Meg Warne33210+6
English Democrat Darren Tomlin451-10
Majority88526
Turnout 3,37727-14
Conservative hold Swing
Sevenoaks North East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative David Brazier1,84349-7
UKIP Richard John Harrington1,16031N/A
Labour Jim Weekes49513+3
Green Mark Richard Lindop2266N/A
English Democrat Louise Uncles672-19
Majority68318
Turnout 3,79127-10
Conservative hold Swing
Sevenoaks South
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Clive Roger Pearman1,57546-6
UKIP Lorraine Millgate89826N/A
Liberal Democrats Richard Giles Streatfeild57317-6
Labour Thomas Dundas Geldard32910N/A
English Democrat Chris Dunmall411-11
Majority67720
Turnout 3,41628-13
Conservative hold Swing
Sevenoaks West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Richard Parry1,68751-4
UKIP Andrew Osborne89127N/A
Labour Gregory Stewart Lovell2638+3
Liberal Democrats Allan John Gidley Wright2277-8
Green Amelie Elisabeth Boleyn2207N/A
English Democrat Andy Waghorn211-8
Majority79624
Turnout 3,30927-14
Conservative hold Swing
Swanley
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Robert Brookbank1,03241-2
Labour Michael Hogg81232+9
UKIP Colin Attridge50120N/A
Green Aleks Szram773N/A
English Democrat Steve Uncles602-21
BNP Eric Elliott321N/A
Majority2209
Turnout 2,51422-11
Conservative hold Swing

Shepway

There are six single-member constituencies within the District of Shepway, that elect councillors to Kent County Council. The results are: [12]

Elham Valley
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Susan Joan Carey3,51944-12
UKIP Nick Jack1,86134+14
Labour Claire Jeffrey79915+9
Liberal Democrats Tom McNeice3987-7
Majority56210
Turnout 5,45135-9
Conservative hold Swing
Folkestone North East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP Frank McKenna91029+12
Independent Brian William Copping84627+2
Conservative Ann Elizabeth Berry66421-6
Liberal Democrats Lynne Beaumont40413-9
Labour Paul Richard Bingham32410+3
Majority642
Turnout 316625%-9
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
Folkestone South
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP Bob Neaves1,00633+10
Conservative Rory Cassian Love98933-10
Labour Ben Hart63921+11
Liberal Democrats Gary Fuller35312-12
BNP Harry Williams411N/A
Majority170
Turnout 302824-10
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
Folkestone West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP Hod Birkby1,15533+10
Liberal Democrats Tim Prater90326+2
Conservative Robert Bliss76322+21
Labour Peter Wallace354100
Green Derek John Moran2387N/A
TUSC Seth Cruse862N/A
Majority2527
Turnout 3,51429-5
UKIP gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Hythe
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Green Martin Edward Whybrow1,65935N/A
Conservative David Drury Monk1,34628-26
UKIP Georgina Baker1,10023+9
Labour Paul Anthony Brownscombe4189+4
Liberal Democrats Neil Matthews2485-18
Majority3137
Turnout 477140-6
Green hold Swing
Romney Marsh
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP David Baker2,23339+15
Conservative Carole Joy Waters2,21339-7
Labour Arran Harvey72513+6
Green Ross Carter3196N/A
Liberal Democrats Ted Last2374-9
Majority200
Turnout 574332-7
UKIP hold Swing

Swale

There are six single-member constituencies and one multi-member constituencies within the Borough of Swale, which elect a total of eight councillors to Kent County Council. Below are the results: [13]

Faversham
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Tom Gates1,95845-2
Labour Trevor Raymond Payne133731+18
UKIP Benjamin Bruce Moss86720+7
Liberal Democrats David John Spurling1694-12
Majority62114
Turnout 433130-7
Conservative hold Swing
Sheerness
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Angela Harrison1,18540+11
UKIP Maureen Morgan1,03635
Conservative Richard William Darby73425-9
Majority1495
Turnout 2,95523-6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Sheppey
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP Adrian Derwent Crowther1,79144
Conservative Ken Pugh1,06626-15
Labour Patrick John Wiggins90022+7
Liberal Democrats David Richard Kemp1002-6
TUSC Mike Rolfe 972
Monster Raving Loony Young Mad Mike882-4
Majority72518
Turnout 4,04227-3
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
Swale Central (2)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Roger Truelove2,72918+2
UKIP Lee Burgess2,60317
UKIP Derek Carnell2,41516
Labour Ghlin Maurice Whelan2,38915+2
Conservative Mike Whiting2,33415-9
Conservative Alan Thomas Willicombe2,20714-9
Liberal Democrats Anthea Mary Spurling3862-9
Liberal Democrats Mary Zeng3312-8
Monster Raving Loony Sheikh Mihand1271-2
Majority1881
Turnout 15,52129-4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
Swale East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Andrew Harry Thomas Bowles1,88246-4
UKIP Stephen Trafford1,10927+12
Labour Ashley Luke Wise82520+9
Liberal Democrats Dave Banks2827-5
Majority77319
Turnout 4,09828-6
Conservative hold Swing
Swale West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP Mike Baldock2,09751
Conservative Keith Anthony Ferrin1,31532-24
Labour Leslie Peter Hallybone48912-3
Liberal Democrats Ann Scott Mclean1814-25
Majority78319
Turnout 4,08130-5
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing

Thanet

There are two single-member and three multi-member constituencies within the District of Thanet, which elect a total of eight councillors to Kent County Council. Below are the results: [14]

Birchington and Villages
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP Roger Anthony Latchford2,15647N/A
Conservative Michael James Jarvis1,49432-20
Labour Amy Florence Rutland64914+4
Liberal Democrats Bill Furness3157-12
Majority66215
Turnout 4,61434-6
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
Broadstairs and Sir Moses Montefiore (2 Seats)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP Alan Terry2,79720N/A
UKIP Zita Wiltshire2,75619N/A
Conservative Robert William Bayford2,18215-13
Conservative Bill Hayton2,09415-11
Labour Jenny Matterface1,85413+3
Labour Dick Symonds1,608110
Green Louisa June Rachel Latham4273N/A
Liberal Democrats Louisa June Rachel Latham3382-11
Liberal Democrats Seth Procter2652-9
Majority5744
Turnout 14,32133-3
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
Margate and Cliftonville (2 Seats)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP Mo Elenor2,07018+3
Labour William Scobie2,059180
Labour Louise Drelaud2,00017-1
UKIP Clinton Sear1,81116N/A
Conservative Ian James Gregory1,42812-8
Conservative Chris Wells1,35412-9
Green Edward Targett2762N/A
Liberal Democrats Matt Brown2472-3
Liberal Democrats Tony Flaig2222-1
Majority591
Turnout 11,46727-4
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Margate West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP Jeffrey Elenor1,29236+14
Conservative Robert Barry Burgess91526-19
Labour John Edwards72820+6
Independent Thomas George King55015N/A
Liberal Democrats Michael Steed772-11
Majority37710
Turnout 3,56229-2
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
Ramsgate (2 Seats)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP Trevor Shonk3,34722+8
UKIP Martyn Heale3,04420N/A
Labour Elizabeth Green2,478160
Labour Rick Everitt2,25815+2
Conservative John Derek Kirby1,58310-9
Conservative Jo Gideon1,4589-6
Independent Ian Driver5674N/A
Green Mike White4713N/A
Liberal Democrats Anne Elizabeth Jones2111-5
Majority5664
Turnout 15,41731-4
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
UKIP gain from Labour Swing

Tonbridge and Malling

There are five single-member constituencies and one multi-member constituency within the District of Tonbridge and Malling, which elect a total of seven councillors to Kent County Council. Below are the results: [15]

Malling Central
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democrats Trudy Dean2,20955-1
Conservative Russ Taylor79320-5
UKIP Peter Graham Stevens65816+6
Labour Sarah Rosalind Palmer2837+3
Green Stephen Greville Jackson561-2
English Democrat Anna Cleves200-2
Majority141635
Turnout 4,01934-4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Malling North
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Sarah Virginia Hohler1,86946-3
Labour Paul Michael Hickmott1,11227+5
UKIP Philip John Granger80320N/A
Liberal Democrats Liz Simpson1584-7
Green Mark West1183-5
English Democrat Lee Jon311-8
Majority75719
Turnout 4,09131-6
Conservative hold Swing
Malling Rural East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Matthew Aiden Craig Balfour1,78148-10
UKIP David Leonard Waller1,18532+19
Labour Terry Scott3509+3
Liberal Democrats Stephen James Patt2015-7
Green Frances Mary Long1584-4
English Democrat Liz Uncles261-3
Majority59616
Turnout 3,70130-8
Conservative hold Swing
Malling Rural North East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Peter John Homewood1,85646-11
UKIP Angela Love1,09827N/A
Labour James Aiden Yearsley63516+9
Liberal Democrats Anita Sandra Oakley3158-14
Green Howard Porter1233+3
English Democrat Steve Uncles421-7
Majority75819
Turnout 4,06929-12
Conservative hold Swing
Malling West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Valerie Dagger1,94955-7
UKIP Clifford John Leslie Millgate84424N/A
Labour Kathleen Maria Garlick3199+3
Green Richard Paul Mountford1945-4
Liberal Democrats Jason Lower1865-9
English Democrat Helen Stevens371-8
Majority1,10531
Turnout 3,52930-13
Conservative hold Swing
Tonbridge (2 Seats)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Richard Long, TD3,40624-2
Conservative Chris Smith3,12322-1
UKIP Roy Alfred Philpott1,66412+5
UKIP Adrian John Stevens1,44310+4
Labour Claire Suzanne Leigh1,1048+3
Labour Bob Ellard1,0127+3
Green Hazel Dawe6335-1
Liberal Democrats Garry Christopher Bridge5734-4
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Sebastian Scott Ford5264-5
Green Steven Mark Dawe5154-1
Majority1,45910
Turnout 13,99928-11
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Tunbridge Wells

There are six single-member constituencies within the Borough of Tunbridge Wells. Below are the results: [16]

Cranbrook (includes Hawkhurst)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Sean Holden1,55341-25
UKIP John Cave Austen1,06528N/A
Liberal Democrats Francis John Rook68618-9
Labour David Burgess2938+2
Green Marie Louise Jones2025N/A
Majority49813
Turnout 3,79933-8
Conservative hold Swing
Tunbridge Wells East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
UKIP Christopher Pierce David Hoare1,38631+19
Conservative James Tansley1,06423-26
Liberal Democrats David John Neve1,00522-10
Independent Terry Cload69415N/A
Labour Gerry Colley3798+1
Majority3228
Turnout 4,52834-4
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
Tunbridge Wells North
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Peter John Oakford1,37335-3
UKIP Brian Charles Ransley95824+10
Labour Ian Patrick Carvell67217+4
Liberal Democrats Trevor William Poile66617-18
Green Phyllis Valerie Leslie2627N/A
Majority41511
Turnout 3,93129-8
Conservative hold Swing
Tunbridge Wells Rural
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Alex King, MBE2,04343-21
UKIP Gabi Coleman1,69236N/A
Labour Raymond Peter Moon63213+3
Liberal Democrats Lesley Elizabeth Herriot3688-18
Majority3517
Turnout 4,73531-6
Conservative hold Swing
Tunbridge Wells South
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative James Edward Scholes1,92646-16
UKIP Zak Martin1,10926N/A
Labour Lorna Blackmore61615+7
Liberal Democrats Rachel Cerys Sadler53413-17
Majority81720
Turnout 4,18530-9
Conservative hold Swing
Tunbridge Wells West
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative John Davies1,83141-11
UKIP Victor Charles Webb1,50233+21
Labour Alex Britcher49611+5
Liberal Democrats Alan James Bullion3578-9
Green David Charles Holton3167-5
Majority3298
Turnout 4,50232-2
Conservative hold Swing

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