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2014 Portsmouth City Council election

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Map of the results of the 2014 Portsmouth City Council election. UKIP in purple, Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in orange and Labour in red.
Map of the results of the 2014 Portsmouth City Council election. UKIP in purple, Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in orange and Labour in red.

The 2014 Portsmouth City Council elections took place on Thursday 22 May 2014 to elect members of Portsmouth City Council in Hampshire, England. One third of the council's seats were contested using the first-past-the-post voting system, alongside elections to the European Parliament. The ruling Liberal Democrat group lost control of the council to No overall control, with UKIP making 6 gains to win their first seats on the Council.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Portsmouth Local Election Result 2014
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  UKIP 6 6 0 6 42.9 24.7 11,761 +24.7
  Conservative 5 1 1 0 35.7 28.2 13,412 -8.6
  Liberal Democrats 3 0 4 -4 21.4 21.1 10,024 -17.4
  Labour 0 0 1 -1 0.0 19.5 9,289 +0.1
  Green 0 0 0 0 0.0 3.2 1,519 +2.0
  TUSC 0 0 0 0 0.0 1.8 849 +1.8
  Independent 0 0 1 -1 0.0 1.3 628 +0.7
  Justice & Anti-Corruption 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 80 +0.2

Ward results

Comparisons for the purpose of determining a gain, hold or loss of a seat, and for all percentage changes, is to the last time these specific seats were up for election in 2010.

Baffins
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Steve Hastings 1,207 31.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Drusilla Moody 1,116 28.9 -17.0
Conservative Jennie Brent 806 20.9 -9.6
Labour Michelle Treacher 642 16.7 +1.8
TUSC Wendy Hamm 84 2.2 N/A
Majority 91 2.3 N/A
Turnout 3,855 34.1 -31.5
UKIP gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Central Southsea
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Lee Hunt 1,078 31.3 -18.2
Conservative Kevan Chippindall-Higgin 597 17.4 -8.0
Green Ian McCulloch 580 16.9 +10.2
UKIP Derek Wareham 574 16.7 N/A
Labour Richard Brown 542 15.8 +1.5
TUSC Dan Sutton-Johanson 68 2.0 N/A
Majority 481 14.0 -10.1
Turnout 3,439 30.6 -30.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing 5.1% LD to Con
Charles Dickens
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Paul Godier 940 31.5 N/A
Liberal Democrats Jacqui Hancock 913 30.6 -20.3
Labour Sion Reynolds 706 23.7 +2.4
Conservative Shaun Rogers 326 10.9 -11.3
TUSC Paul Smith 72 2.4 N/A
The Justice and Anti-Corruption Party Jason Packer 28 0.9 N/A
Majority 27 0.9 N/A
Turnout 2,985 24.3 -20.4
UKIP gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Copnor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Alicia Denny 1,029 31.6 N/A
Conservative Jonathan Kemp 984 30.2 -12.1
Labour Sam Jones 684 21.0 -1.7
Liberal Democrats Steve Fletcher 511 15.7 -11.4
TUSC Ben Norman 52 1.6 N/A
Majority 45 1.4 N/A
Turnout 3,260 32.4 -32.1
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
Cosham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Hannah Hockaday 1,158 31.0 -12.5
UKIP Michael Jerome 895 24.0 N/A
Labour Graham Heaney 847 22.7 -5.8
Liberal Democrats Kirstine Impey 598 16.0 -5.0
Green Gavin Ellis 168 4.5 N/A
TUSC Adi Graham 70 1.9 N/A
Majority 263 7.0 -8.0
Turnout 3,736 35.8 -26.6
Conservative hold Swing
Drayton and Farlington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon Bosher 2,166 53.0 -3.8
UKIP Douglas Denny 902 22.1 N/A
Labour Andreas Bubel 666 16.3 -0.2
Liberal Democrats Mel O'Brien 297 7.3 -14.8
TUSC Simon Wade 56 1.4 N/A
Majority 1,264 30.9 -3.8
Turnout 4,087 39.7 -33.5
Conservative hold Swing
Eastney and Craneswater
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Luke Stubbs 1,550 39.7 -4.0
Liberal Democrats Suzy Horton 1,104 28.3 -12.8
UKIP Mike George 574 14.7 N/A
Labour Hannah Wright 372 9.5 -1.2
Green Michael Muehl 255 6.5 N/A
TUSC Sean Hoyle 47 1.2 N/A
Majority 446 11.4 +8.8
Turnout 3,902 40.0 -26.2
Conservative hold Swing 4.4% LD to Con
Fratton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Julie Swan 903 31.2 N/A
Labour Thomas Coles 754 26.1 +12.3
Independent Mike Hancock 628 21.7 -37.0*
Conservative David Tompkins 498 17.2 -9.9
TUSC John Pickett 58 2.0 N/A
The Justice and Anti-Corruption Party Steven George 52 1.8 N/A
Majority 149 5.2 N/A
Turnout 2,893 27.1 -27.5
UKIP gain from Independent Swing
  • - Hancock share compared to his performance under Liberal Democrat label in 2010.
Hilsea
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Frank Jonas 1,366 40.8 -8.5
Labour Sue Greenfield 851 25.4 -0.8
UKIP Barry Young 851 25.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Simon Dodd 212 6.3 -12.7
TUSC Brian Dolley 64 1.9 N/A
Majority 515 15.4 -7.7
Turnout 3,344 31.8 -30.5
Conservative hold Swing
Milton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Ben Dowling 1,096 30.2 -19.3
UKIP Paul Lovegrove 887 24.5 N/A
Labour Alex Bentley 770 21.2 +7.4
Conservative Stuart Crow 759 20.9 -9.5
TUSC Doug Willis 112 3.1 N/A
Majority 209 5.8 -13.3
Turnout 3,624 33.5 -30.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Nelson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Colin Galloway 946 31.2 N/A
Liberal Democrats Jason Fazackarley 902 29.7 -10.6
Labour Rob Smith 726 23.9 -2.8
Conservative Shilpika Sharma 416 13.7 -12.9
TUSC Gordon Spellman 43 1.4 N/A
Majority 44 1.5 N/A
Turnout 3,033 29.1 -25.9
UKIP gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Paulsgrove
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Stuart Potter 1,098 40.0 N/A
Labour Sue Castillon 833 30.3 -9.8
Conservative Ryan Brent 551 20.1 -15.6
Green Phil Dickinson 129 4.7 N/A
Liberal Democrats Alan Webb 121 4.4 -12.1
TUSC Stewart Hurdle 14 0.5 +0.5
Majority 265 9.7 +9.7
Turnout 2,746 26.7 -27.6
UKIP gain from Labour Swing
St Jude
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Linda Symes 1,166 36.3 +1.4
Liberal Democrats Peter Eddis 843 26.2 -20.6
UKIP Guy Bradford 395 12.3 N/A
Green Eloise Shavelar 387 12.0 +5.8
Labour Tony Chafer 382 11.9 +0.4
TUSC Andy Waterman 42 1.3 N/A
Majority 313 9.7 N/A
Turnout 3,215 35.5 -24.6
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing 11.0% LD to Con
St Thomas
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Rob Wood 1,233 35.8 -13.4
Conservative Terry Henderson 1,069 31.0 -5.9
UKIP Chris Everest 560 16.3 N/A
Labour Julian Wright 514 14.9 +2.3
TUSC Adrian Lavin 67 1.9 N/A
Majority 164 4.8 -7.5
Turnout 3,443 33.9 -23.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing 3.8% LD to Con

References

Portsmouth City Council - Statement of Persons Nominated Portsmouth City Council - Election Results Front Page


Preceded by
2012 Portsmouth City Council election
Portsmouth City Council elections Succeeded by
2015 Portsmouth City Council election
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