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1990 City of Lincoln Council election

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1990 City of Lincoln Council election[1][2]
← 1988 3 May 1990 1991 →

11 of the 33 seats to City of Lincoln Council
17 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Last election 27 6
Seats won 11 0
Seats after 28 5
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1
Popular vote 20,103 8,625
Percentage 65.5% 28.1%

Map showing the results the 1990 Lincoln City Council elections by ward. Red shows Labour seats and blue shows Conservative seats.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1990 City of Lincoln Council election took place on 3 May 1990. This was on the same day as other local elections. One third of the council was up for election: the seats of which were last contested in 1986. The Labour Party retained control of the council.

Overall results

1990 City of Lincoln Council Election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 1 0 Increase1 100.0 65.5 20,103 Increase7.5
  Conservative 0 0 1 Decrease1 0.0 28.1 8,625 Decrease7.3
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 5.5 1,695 New
  Independent Liberal 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.4 119 New
  SDP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 100 New
  APT 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 50 New
Total 11 30,692

All comparisons in vote share are to the corresponding 1986 election.

Ward results

Abbey

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour F. Martin 1,724 75.0%
Conservative R. Boden 348 15.1%
Green T. Jones 227 9.9%
Turnout 46.4%
Labour hold

Birchwood

Location of Birchwood ward
Location of Birchwood ward
Boultham[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour B. Freeborough 2,430 58.8%
Conservative J. Newton 1,701 41.2%
Turnout 44.8%
Labour hold

Boultham

Location of Boultham ward
Location of Boultham ward
Boultham[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour P. Archer 1,749 71.8%
Conservative P. Issac 428 17.6%
Green S. Brown 260 10.7%
Turnout 48.0%
Labour hold

Bracebridge

Location of Bracebridge ward
Location of Bracebridge ward
Bracebridge[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Bud Robinson[4] 1,874 65.8%
Conservative R. Meads 976 34.2%
Turnout 48.4%
Labour hold

Carholme

Location of Carholme ward
Location of Carholme ward
Carholme[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour L. Vaisey 1,721 62.3%
Conservative B. Browne 677 24.5%
Green I. McPherson 366 13.2%
Turnout 52.1%
Labour hold

Castle

Location of Castle ward
Location of Castle ward
Castle[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour H. Bunnage 1,957 70.5%
Conservative M. Mellows 555 20.0%
Green D. Kane 264 9.5%
Turnout 52.2%
Labour hold

Longdales

Location of Longdales ward
Location of Longdales ward
Longdales[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour N. Haigh 1,686 53.7%
Conservative N. McDonald 1,173 37.4%
Green S. McGinty 129 4.1%
SDP B. Smith 100 3.2%
APT P. North 50 1.6%
Turnout 62.7%
Labour gain from Conservative

Minster

Location of Minster ward
Location of Minster ward
Minster[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Richard Metcalfe[5] 2,199 61.3%
Conservative J. Frost 1,071 29.8%
Green M. Watkins 319 8.9%
Turnout 50.0%
Labour hold

Moorland

Location of Moorland ward
Location of Moorland ward
Moorland[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Geoffrey Ellis[6] 1,674 64.4%
Conservative D. Browne 927 35.6%
Turnout 52.7%
Labour hold

Park

Location of Park ward
Location of Park ward
Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Adelle Ellis[7] 1,404 70.7%
Conservative M. Kay 333 16.8%
Green K. Yates 130 6.5%
Independent Liberal D. Webb 119 6.0%
Turnout 40.5%
Labour hold

Tritton

Location of Tritton ward
Location of Tritton ward
Tritton[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour C. Meanwell 1,685 79.4%
Conservative P. Farrow 436 20.6%
Turnout 51.0%
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1990". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "City of Lincoln Council Election Results 1973-2012". Elections Centre. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Councillors - Bracebridge ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Councillors - Glebe ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Councillors - Moorland ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Councillors - Park ward". Archived from the original on 19 April 2003. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
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