2014 Maidstone Borough Council election

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2014 Maidstone Borough Council election
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  2012 22 May 2014

20 members
Turnout39%
 First partySecond partyThird party
 
LeaderChristopher GarlandFran WilsonEddie Powell
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats UKIP
Leader's seatShepway NorthHigh Streetn/a
Seats before29200
Seats won594
Seats after25194
Seat changeDecrease2.svg4Decrease2.svg1Increase2.svg4
Percentage27.92%24.55%27.07%

Maidstone 2014 election map.png
Map of Borough Election Results 2014, Colour legend by wards won:
  Conservative party
  Liberal Democrats
  Independents
  UKIP
  Labour
  not contested in 2014

Leader before election

Christopher Garland
Conservative

Leader-elect

n/a

Elections to Maidstone Borough Council were held on 22 May 2014. One-third of the borough council (20 members) were up for election. European Parliament Elections were held on the same day.

Contents

Overall results

The Conservatives lost overall control of the council by losing four seats. The Liberal Democrats lost one seat. UKIP gained four seats, and Labour gained one seat.

Maidstone Borough Council [1]
PartyElected
Seats
Total
Seats
+/-
  Conservative Party 525-4
  Liberal Democrats 919-1
Independent 150
  UK Independence Party 44+4
  Labour Party 12+1
Total2055
Valid Ballot Papers37352
Rejected Ballot Papers128
Ballot Papers Issued37480
Registered Electors95612
Turnout39.2%

Ward results

Allington Ward (1) [2]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 Dan Daley Liberal Democrats 1,27350.42%
 Andy Airey UK Independence Party 54321.50%
 Barry Stephen Ginley Conservative Party 48319.13%
 Marianna Romeojuliet Poliszczuk Labour Party 1686.65%
 David Michael Thompson Green Party 582.30%
Total2,525100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers2
Ballot Papers Issued2,527
Registered Electors
Turnout
Bearsted Ward (1) [3]
CandidatePartyVotes%
(Total)
%
(Valid)
 Mike Cuming Conservative Party 1,05938.19%
Geoff Licence Independent 65423.58%
 Sarah Elizabeth Pettit UK Independence Party 59321.38%
 Jeanne Mary Gibson Labour Party 2589.03%
 Ciaran Dominic Oliver Green Party 1124.04%
 Geoffrey Richard Samme Liberal Democrats 973.50%
Total2773100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers10
Ballot Papers Issued2783
Registered Electors
Turnout
Bridge Ward (1) [4]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 David Stewart Pickett Liberal Democrats 49131.10%
 Stuart James Mallison Conservative Party 42126.66%
 James Thomas Hill UK Independence Party 37023.43%
 Sandra Pauline McDowell Labour Party 16410.39%
 Donna Louise Greenan Green Party 1338.42%
Total1579100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers8
Ballot Papers Issued1587
Registered Electors
Turnout
Boxley Ward (1) [5]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 Derek George Butler Conservative Party 103545.24%
 Mike Wardle UK Independence Party 76533.44%
 Steve Gibson Labour Party 24910.88%
 Daniel Wright Liberal Democrats 1315.73%
 Hannah Margaret Patton Green Party 1084.72%
Total2288100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers5
Ballot Papers Issued2293
Registered Electors
Turnout
Coxheath and Hunton (1) [6]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 Brian Richard Edwin Mortimer Liberal Democrats 96639.91%
 Clive Norman Parker Conservative Party 65427.02%
 Keith Clement Woollven UK Independence Party 63626.28%
 Stella Marlyn Randall Labour Party 1646.78%
Total2420100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers16
Ballot Papers Issued2436
Registered Electors
Turnout
East Ward (1) [7]
CandidatePartyVotes%
(Total)
%
(Valid)
 Nicola Jane Fissenden Liberal Democrats 89536.13%
 Gareth Anthony Kendall UK Independence Party 64325.96%
 Tony Dennison Conservative Party 59924.18%
 Richard John Coates Labour Party 2008.07%
 James Edward Shalice Green Party 1405.65%
Total2477100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers16
Ballot Papers Issued2493
Registered Electors
Turnout
Fant Ward (1) [8]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 Paul Harper Labour Party 59523.62%
 Roy Douglas Smith UK Independence Party 54221.52%
 Stuart Robert Jeffery Green Party 51320.37%
 Roger James Hogg Conservative Party 45117.90%
 Sam Roach Liberal Democrats 41816.59%
Total2519100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers12
Ballot Papers Issued2531
Registered Electors
Turnout
Harrietsham & Lenham Ward (2) [9]
CandidatePartyVotes%
Janetta Sams Independent 97929.73%
 Eddie Powell UK Independence Party 57317.40%
 John Raymond Barned Conservative Party 52716.00%
 Marino Andreas Michaelas Conservative Party 50515.34%
 Mike Williams UK Independence Party 47914.55%
 Jean Harvey Labour Party 1293.92%
 Geoff Harvey Labour Party 1013.07%
Total3293100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers8
Ballot Papers Issued2035
Registered Electors
Turnout
Headcorn Ward (1) [10]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 Martin Round Conservative Party 86848.76%
 Peter Edwards-Daem UK Independence Party 58032.58%
 Penelope Anne Kemp Green Party 20811.69%
 Jim Grogan Labour Co-Operative 1246.97%
Total1780100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers3
Ballot Papers Issued1783
Registered Electors
Turnout
Heath Ward (1) [11]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 James Martin Willis Liberal Democrats 65043.05%
 Colin Green Taylor UK Independence Party 32221.32%
 Brian Moss Conservative Party 30720.33%
 Richard Stewart Chapman Labour Party 12910.73%
 Irene Lilian Shepherd Green Party 694.57%
Total1510100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers3
Ballot Papers Issued1513
Registered Electors
Turnout
High Street Ward (1) [12]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 Clive Andrew English Liberal Democrats 59630.50%
 Jackie Hemsted UK Independence Party 56328.81%
 Sam Lain-Rose Conservative Party 33617.20%
 Lawrence Michael Peter Miller Labour Party 24912.74%
 Wendy Kathleen Lewis Green Party 1467.47%
David Charles Savory Independent 643.28%
Total1,954100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers5
Ballot Papers Issued1,959
Registered Electors
Turnout
Marden & Yalding Ward (1) [13]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 David Christopher Burton Conservative Party 82533.81%
  Sir Nick Fenn Liberal Democrats 78232.05%
 Ericka Ann Olivares-Penroz UK Independence Party 57623.60%
 Edith Maud Davis Labour Party 1586.48%
 Ian Francis Stewart McDonald Green Party 994.06%
Total2,440100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers7
Ballot Papers Issued2,447
Registered Electors
Turnout
North Ward (2) [14]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 Tony Peter Harwood Liberal Democrats 94925.84%
 Thomas Daniel Long Liberal Democrats 59716.25%
 Charles Richard Elliott UK Independence Party 52914.40%
 Adrian Bryan Tilley UK Independence Party 47913.04%
 Michael Hemsley Conservative Party 38010.35%
 Jeff Tree Conservative Party 3349.09%
 Keith Adkinson Labour Party 2065.61%
 Derek Roy Eagle Green Party 1995.42%
Total3,673100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers6
Ballot Papers Issued3,679
Registered Electors
Turnout
Shepway North Ward (1) [15]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 Marion Ann Ring Conservative Party 1,13952.25%
 Geoff Harvey Labour Party 58927.02%
 Geoffrey Richard Samme Liberal Democrats 1938.85%
 Stephen Fraser Muggeridge Green Party 1577.20%
 Gary Butler British National Party 1024.68%
Total2,180100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers8
Ballot Papers Issued2,188
Registered Electors6,504
Turnout33.64%
South Ward (1) [16]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 Mike Hogg Conservative Party 1,24245.15%
 John Wilson Liberal Democrats 1,17142.57%
 Richard John Coates Labour Party [17] 33812.29%
Total2,751100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers20
Ballot Papers Issued2,771
Registered Electors6,258
Turnout44.28%
Staplehurst Ward (1) [18]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 Richard Lusty Conservative Party 1,21164.59%
 John Edward Randall Labour Party 28815.36%
 Ralph Frederick Austin Liberal Democrats 22812.16%
 Ian Francis Stewart McDonald Green Party 1487.89%
Total1,875100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers15
Ballot Papers Issued1,890
Registered Electors4,349
Turnout43.46%
Sutton Valence & Langley Ward (1) [19]
CandidatePartyVotes%
 Paulina Annette Veronica Stockell Conservative Party 73573.28%
 Jean Harvey Labour Party 15615.55%
 Susan Austin Liberal Democrats 11211.17%
Total1,003100.00%
Rejected Ballot Papers6
Ballot Papers Issued1,009
Registered Electors2,059
Turnout49.00%

References & notes

  1. "England council elections". BBC News . 23 May 2014.
  2. "Election results for Allington Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  3. "Election results for Bearsted Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  4. "Election results for Bridge Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  5. "Election results for Boxley Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  6. "Election results for Coxheath and Hunton Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  7. "Election results for East Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  8. "Election results for Fant Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  9. "Election results for Harrietsham and Lenham Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  10. "Election results for Headcorn Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  11. "Election results for Heath Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  12. "Election results for High Street Ward". Maidstone Borough Council. Archived from the original on 26 June 2014.
  13. "Election results for Marden and Yalding Ward". Maidstone Borough Council. Archived from the original on 26 June 2014.
  14. "Election results for North Ward". Maidstone Borough Council. Archived from the original on 26 June 2014.
  15. "Election results for Shepway North Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  16. "Election results for South Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  17. Labour and Co-operative Party
  18. "Election results for Staplehurst Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.
  19. "Election results for Sutton Valence and Langley Ward". Maidstone Borough Council.

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