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1968 Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council election

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The 1968 Richmond upon Thames Council election took place on 9 May 1968 to elect members of Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council in London, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1][2]

Background

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Election result

Party Votes Seats
Conservative Party 31,769 (59.24%)
Increase 11.44 54 (100.0%)
54 / 54
Increase 13
Labour Party 10,758 (20.06%)
Decrease 10.83 0 (0.0%)
0 / 54
Decrease 12
Liberal Party 9,697 (18.08%)
Increase 0.06 0 (0.0%)
0 / 54
Steady 0
Residents Association 1,162 (2.17%)
N/A 0 (0.0%)
0 / 54
N/A
Communist Party 133 (0.25%)
Decrease 0.60 0 (0.0%)
0 / 54
Steady 0
Independent 113 (0.21%)
Decrease 2.24 0 (0.0%)
0 / 54
Decrease 1
54
Conservative

Ward results

Barnes (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Armstrong J. 2150 63.6 N/A
Conservative Raison T. 2126 -
Conservative Mason H. 2064 -
Labour Aylett E. 660 19.5 N/A
Labour Raphael P. 659 -
Labour Walburn W. 612 -
Liberal Armstrong D. 569 16.8 N/A
Liberal Paish A. 470 -
Liberal Raine G. 469 -
Turnout 44.6 N/A
Central Twickenham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bell-Wright H. Ms. 1604 59.0 +2.9
Conservative Smith D. 1588 -
Conservative Williams J. 1532 -
Labour Chamberlain P. 559 20.6 -2.4
Labour Cunningham M. Ms. 536 -
Labour Scholefield A. 523 -
Liberal Marlow R. 442 16.3 -4.6
Independent Lock J. 113 4.2 N/A
Turnout 39.3 -0.8


East Sheen (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kramer E. 1786 83.8 N/A
Conservative Grose S. 1770 -
Conservative Nation W. 1755 -
Labour Thompson A. 344 16.2 N/A
Labour Campion W. 334 -
Labour Seager G. 302 -
Turnout 35.1 N/A
East Twickenham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alexander J. Ms. 1778 63.8 +8.6
Conservative Gilday-Fox F. 1733 -
Conservative Leaney A. 1700 -
Labour Jones W. 516 18.5 -4.3
Liberal Davies A. Ms. 492 17.7 -2.3
Labour Gourgey P. 474 -
Labour Kareh A. 460 -
Liberal Lewis B. 415 -
Liberal Nunn S. 386 -
Turnout 40.1 +1.9
Ham & Petersham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Battle T. 1367 48.7 N/A
Conservative Arbour A. 1358 -
Conservative Organ J. 1342 -
Labour Palmer A. 986 35.1 N/A
Labour Mostyn J. Ms. 937 -
Labour Smith G. 931 -
Liberal Smith M. 454 16.2 N/A
Liberal Hicks F. 301 -
Liberal Leighton J. 288 -
Turnout 46.3 N/A
Hampton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kenton V. 2462 62.6 +12.4
Conservative Hall H. 2349 -
Conservative Lewis H. 2289 -
Liberal Russell D. 1009 25.7 -0.2
Liberal Reddrop A. 958 -
Liberal Weissblatt W. 878 -
Labour Holman C. 459 11.7 -12.2
Labour Hyam J. Ms. 386 -
Labour Gilbert J. 337 -
Turnout 46.2 -4.9
Hampton Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Harris D. 1888 61.4 +12.8
Conservative Muir J. 1835 -
Conservative Scott J. 1826 -
Liberal Henderson P. 603 19.6 -1.6
Labour Elmes K. 583 19.0 -11.2
Labour Rosenthal S. Ms. 572 -
Labour Cooper G. 549 -
Liberal Twaits J. 543 -
Liberal Starnes A. 536 -
Turnout 41.5 -6.7
Hampton Wick (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Wilkins O. Ms. 2112 66.6 +10.3
Conservative Key W. 2051 -
Conservative Blackmore P. 1932 -
Liberal Wade M. Ms. 560 17.7 -1.6
Liberal Brett M. Ms. 508 -
Liberal D'Souza F. 508 -
Labour Brown J. Ms. 498 15.7 -8.7
Labour Heitzmann A. 471 -
Labour Dunn R. 428 -
Turnout 43.1 -3.9
Heathfield (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Champion H. Ms. 1674 63.3 +19.8
Conservative Beal M. 1667 -
Conservative Woodward M. Ms. 1589 -
Labour Davies H. 684 25.9 -4.8
Labour Peters D. Ms. 609 -
Labour Penrose O. 587 -
Liberal Morrison A. 285 10.8 -14.9
Liberal Walters M. 265 -
Liberal Humphrey P. 254 -
Turnout 43.9 -6.1
Kew (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nugent J. 1711 34.2 N/A
Conservative Morland R. 1702 -
Conservative Robinson M. 1663 -
Liberal Rundle S. 1407 28.2 N/A
Residents Kerslade R. 1162 23.2 N/A
Residents Pride B. 1110 -
Liberal Worth L. 941 -
Liberal Palmer T. 925 -
Residents Peters F. 904 -
Labour Campion E. 718 14.4 N/A
Labour Dunne W. 683 -
Labour Kidger D. Ms. 564 -
Turnout 54.9 N/A
Mortlake (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Cooper S. Ms. 1217 44.6 N/A
Conservative Vince E. 1211 -
Conservative Isaacson C. 1167 -
Labour Lawrance A. 1071 39.2 N/A
Labour Hart A. 1068 -
Labour Stevens R. 1028 -
Liberal Drane A. 310 11.4 N/A
Liberal Tooley M. Ms. 306 -
Liberal Parton J. 286 -
Communist Banfield A. 133 4.9 N/A
Turnout 43.7 N/A
Palewell (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Barrow N. 1985 83.0 N/A
Conservative Wade S. 1980 -
Conservative Needs G. 1972 -
Labour Brandon E. 408 17.0 N/A
Labour Kingsley G. 388 -
Labour Riedlinger P. 347 -
Turnout 34.2 N/A
Richmond Hill (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alcock R. 1404 57.4 N/A
Conservative Thomas A. 1349 -
Conservative Harston C. 1327 -
Liberal Nemet M. Ms. 715 29.2 N/A
Liberal Oddie C. 683 -
Liberal Dickson D. 670 -
Labour Gilligan K. 329 13.4 N/A
Labour Monaghan J. 299 -
Labour Jupp T. 280 -
Turnout 40.2 N/A
Richmond Town (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tremlett G. 1694 60.7 N/A
Conservative Wilton E. 1683 -
Conservative Winslow D. 1658 -
Labour Masters E. 650 23.3 N/A
Labour Winter J. 625 -
Labour Langford W. 562 -
Liberal Lee F. 449 16.1 N/A
Liberal Moore P. 444 -
Liberal Rippon J. 328 -
Turnout 42.8 N/A
South Twickenham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Woodward J. 1929 68.4 +14.9
Conservative Eslick K. 1924 -
Conservative Lever M. Ms. 1885 -
Labour Lewis A. Ms. 523 18.5 -4.8
Labour Park M. Ms. 510 -
Labour Goldring P. 494 -
Liberal Brooks C. 369 13.1 -8.0
Liberal Collins D. Ms. 358 -
Liberal Collins A. 336 -
Turnout 41.2 -5.9
Teddington (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gold M. 1771 54.6 +15.9
Conservative West A. 1726 -
Conservative Newstead L. 1606 -
Liberal Newcombe F. 972 30.0 +5.3
Liberal Hancock J. Ms. 890 -
Liberal Jacobs H. 831 -
Labour Grant J. 499 15.4 -21.2
Labour Schaler H. Ms. 472 -
Labour Kent B. 466 -
Turnout 46.3 -7.4
West Twickenham (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Warren W. 1541 56.4 +25.5
Conservative Miller L. 1517 -
Conservative Muteau C. 1488 -
Labour Sewell C. 931 34.1 -11.3
Labour Samuel G. 888 -
Labour Eldridge E. 833 -
Liberal Marshall J. Ms. 261 9.5 -14.2
Liberal Hancock C. 226 -
Liberal Beardow C. 190 -
Turnout 41.6 -7.4
Whitton (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bligh B. 1696 59.8 +15.4
Conservative Owen M. Ms. 1596 -
Conservative Lambeth J. 1580 -
Liberal Barnes C. 800 28.2 -8.2
Liberal Letch W. 689 -
Liberal Marshall S. 635 -
Labour Cordingley D. 340 12.0 -7.3
Labour Murray L. 319 -
Labour Tutchell E. Ms. 308 -
Turnout 42.2 -2.0

References

  1. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 9 May 1968" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Richmond-upon-Thames Borough Council Elections" (PDF). Richmond-upon-Thames Borough Council. Richmond-upon-Thames Borough Council. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
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