2019 Maidstone Borough Council election

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The 2019 Maidstone Borough Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of Maidstone Borough Council in England. [1] This was on the same day as other local elections.

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Results Summary

2019 Maidstone Borough Council election
PartyThis electionFull councilThis election
SeatsNetSeats %OtherTotalTotal %VotesVotes %+/−
  Conservative 9Decrease2.svg 150.0162545.511,54839.6
  Liberal Democrats 6Steady2.svg33.3142036.47,75826.6
  Independent 2Steady2.svg11.1359.12,0527.0
  Labour 1Increase2.svg 15.6347.33,00510.3
  UKIP 0Steady2.svg0.0111.81,5625.4
  Green 0Steady2.svg0.0000.03,21211.0

Ward results

Allington

Allington
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democrats Cynthia Robertson 1,180 58.0
Conservative Barry Ginley50524.8
Green Ben Knowles1899.3
Labour Wendy Hollands1597.8
Majority
Turnout 2,033
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Bearsted

Bearsted
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Val Springett 1,468 66.7
Liberal Democrats Ian Chittenden37717.1
Green Colin Chuter35516.1
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Boxley

Boxley
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Anne Brindle 1,155 59.0
Liberal Democrats Michael Thompson47424.2
UKIP Mark McGiffin32916.8
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Coxheath & Hutton

Coxheath & Hutton
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Webb 1,223 58.2
Conservative Simon Webb75335.5
Labour Richard Coates1346.3
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Detling & Thurnham

Detling & Thurnham
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Nick de Wiggondene-Sheppard 475 58.0
Green James Shalice20825.4
Liberal Democrats Andrew Cockersole13616.6
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Downswood & Otham

Downswood & Otham
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Independent Gordon Newton 434 58.6
Conservative Gary Cooke18224.6
Independent Paul Wooding658.8
Green Stuart Jeffrery608.1
Majority
Turnout
Independent hold Swing

East

East
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democrats David Naghi 942 47.4
Conservative Harprit Dogra56828.6
Labour Jo Burns25612.9
Green Christopher Turner22311.2
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Fant

Fant
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Margaret Rose 659 35.1
Conservative Graham Jarvis53628.5
Liberal Democrats David Pickett29115.5
Green Ian McDonald26914.3
Independent Sue Delamere1246.6
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Harrietsham & Lenham

Harrietsham & Lenham
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Independent Tom Sams 1,107 57.5
Conservative Chris Roots63833.1
Green Susan Parr1055.5
Labour Stephen Rogers753.9
Majority
Turnout
Independent hold Swing

High Street

High Street
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democrats Dinesh Khadka 852 47.9
Conservative Andi Okoye36020.3
Labour Barbara Neill34619.5
Green Kimmy Milham21912.3
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Leeds

Leeds
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Gill Fort 420 68.9
UKIP Ian Stevens19031.1
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Loose

Loose
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democrats Susan Grigg 390 54.7
Conservative Bryan Hillman21830.6
Green Donna Greenan8011.2
Labour Richard Atkins253.5
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Marden & Yalding

Marden & Yalding
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Annabelle Blackmore 1,092 46.9
Green Mike Summersgill51822.2
UKIP Pamela Watts33014.2
Labour Dan Wilkinson25711.0
Independent June Winston1335.7
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

North

North
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Roberts Eves 579 32.5
Labour Maureen Cleator48927.4
Green Steve Cheeseman44324.8
UKIP Steve Bax27315.3
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Shepway North

Shepway North
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Marion Ring 635 38.9
Labour Richard Neill27216.7
UKIP Stephen Young26816.4
Liberal Democrats Michael Hicks24915.3
Green Stephen Muggeridge1126.9
Independent Jon Hicks523.2
Independent Gary Butler432.6
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

South

South
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Democrats Brian Clark 1,332 58.7
Conservative Les Letchford56124.7
Labour Patrick Coates1546.8
Green Simon Milham1285.6
Independent Yolande Kenward944.1
Majority
Turnout
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Staplehurst

Staplehurst
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Louise Brice 907 55.1
Liberal Democrats Jeremy Watson20112.2
Green John Wright18711.4
Labour Marlyn Randall17910.9
UKIP Barry Watts17210.4
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Sutton Valence & Langley

Sutton Valence & Langley
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Wendy Young 496 68.6
Green Derek Eagle11616.0
Liberal Democrats Richard Francis11115.4
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

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