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Wokingham District Council Election Results 2002 & 2001

Following the local elections held May 2 2002 when 19 (including a by-election in Coronation Ward) seats were up for election, the new composition of Wokingham District Council is:
 
Conservative – 30
Liberal Democrats – 22
Labour – 1
Independent – 1
(Previously: Conservative 26, Liberal Democrat 26, Independent 1, Vacant 1)
Total turnout = 32.8%
(Total number eligible to vote = 93,675)

The results in each ward were:
 
 
 
Votes
Elected – Gain/hold
ARBORFIELD (Total voters: 1567)
Seat up for election: Gary Cowan (Con)
     
COWAN, Gary
Con
503
Con hold
EASTWELL, John Robert
Lib Dem
83
 
Turnout = 37.5%
Total votes:
587
( 1 spoiled)
BULMERSHE (Total voters: 3092)
Seat up for election: Colin Preston (Lib Dem)
     
ALLISON, Jeremy Patrick
UK Independence Party
61
 
BLAND, Nelson Thomas Graham
Lab
503
Lab gain
HENDERSON, William Arthur
Con
168
 
PRESTON, Edward Colin
Lib Dem
467
 
Turnout = 38.9%
Total votes:
1202
(3 spoiled)
CORONATION (two seats) (Total voters: 5813)
Seat up for election: Tom McCann (Lib Dem)
Vacant (previously held by Terry Dredge Lib Dem)
     
ASHMAN, David Nigel
Con
1102
Con gain
GLOVER, David Philip
Lib Dem
863
 
HILLS, Ian Reginald
Lab
218
 
MCCANN, Thomas Diamond
Lib Dem
811
 
SWADDLE, Paul Stanley
Con
1041
Con gain
THORNTON, Amy Louise
UK Independence Party
230
 
Turnout = 36.7%
Total votes:
4267
(2 spoiled)
EMMBROOK (Total voters: 4739)
Seat up for election: Ray Eke (Con)
     
DAVIS, Ann Amanda
UK Independence Party
163
 
EKE, Raymond Frederick Newell
Con
966
Con hold
SHOCKLEY, Josephine Bridget
Lib Dem
606
 
WOODWARD, John
Lab
133
 
Turnout = 39.5%
Total votes:
1874
(6 spoiled)
EVENDONS (Total voters: 8554)
Seat up for election: Denis Morgan (Con)
     
CARSTAIRS, Franklin Joseph
UK Independence Party
135
 
FRENCH, Paul Newton
Lab
159
 
GRIFFIN, John Charles
Lib Dem
1060
 
MORGAN, Denis Charles
Con
1349
Con hold
Turnout = 31.6%
Total votes:
2706
(3 spoiled)
FINCHAMPSTEAD NORTH (Total voters: 4521)
Seat up for election: Roland Cundy (Lib Dem)
     
CUNDY, Roland Henry
Lib Dem
884
 
STANTON, Robert Adrian
Con
1194
Con gain
Turnout = 46.1%
Total votes:
2083
(5 spoiled)
FINCHAMPSTEAD SOUTH (Total voters: 4747)
Seat up for election: Gerald Cockroft (Con)
     
BRISTOW, Philip John
Lib Dem
403
 
COCKROFT, Gerald Arthur
Con
1012
Con hold
Turnout = 29.9%
Total votes:
1421
(6 spoiled)
LITTLE HUNGERFORD (Total voters: 8249)
Seat up for election: Caroline Smith (Lib Dem)
     
EDMUNDS, Christopher John Ward
Con
1417
Con gain
RUPERT, Jacqueline Earla
Lab
268
 
SMITH, Caroline Ann
Lib Dem
1106
 
Turnout = 33.9%
Total votes:
2800
(9 spoiled)
LODDON (Total voters: 6467)
Seat up for election: Denis Thair (Lib Dem)
     
KITE, Janice Lynn
Lab
224
 
SQUIRE, Noel Francis
UK Independence Party
71
 
THAIR, Denis Arthur
Lib Dem
710
Lib Dem hold
VOSSER, Joanna Margaret Cecilia
Con
478
 
Turnout = 23%
Total votes:
1486
(3 spoiled)
NORREYS (Total voters: 6271)
Seat up for election: Marian Robertson (Con)
     
GRAY, Mark Anthony
Lib Dem
392
 
ROBERTSON, Marian
Con
1241
Con hold
SHARPLES, Paul Grant
Lab
372
 
WHITFIELD, Antony Joseph (known as Tony)
UK Independence Party
97
 
Turnout = 33.6%
Total votes:
2106
(4 spoiled)
REDHATCH (Total voters: 12,225)
Seat up for election: Alan Spratling (Lib Dem)
     
HARLOW, Nirmala (known as Nimmi)
Lab
305
 
JORGENSEN, Norman
Con
1111
 
SPRATLING, Alan William
Lib Dem
1607
Lib Dem hold
Turnout = 24.8%
Total votes:
3029
(6 spoiled)
REMENHAM & WARGRAVE (Total voters: 3388)
Seat up for election: Simon Etheridge
 
 
 
FERRIS, Lindsay Thomas Herbert
Lib Dem
437
 
HAACKE, Robert Anthony
Con
973
Con hold
Turnout = 41.8%
Total votes:
1415
(5 spoiled)
SHINFIELD (Total voters: 6011)
Seat up for election: Anthony Pollock (Con)
     
POLLOCK, Anthony James
Con
1075
Con hold
ROWLAND, Rebecca Louise
Lib Dem
351
 
WAITE, Owen Royston (known as Roy)
Lab
256
 
Turnout = 28%
Total votes:
1684
(2 spoiled)
SOUTH LAKE (Total voters: 4686)
Seat up for election: Beth Rowland (Lib Dem)
 
 
 
KAY, David Michael
Lab
201
 
ROWLAND, Elizabeth Anne
Lib Dem
596
Lib Dem hold
SOANE, William Robert
Con
223
 
WILLIAMS, Peter Harry
UK Independence Party
105
 
Turnout = 24.2%
Total votes:
1133
(8 spoiled)
SWALLOWFIELD (Total voters: 1479)
Seat up for election: Clare Beatty (Con)
 
 
 
BEATTY, Diana Clare
Con
419
Con hold
HARPER, Michael James
Lib Dem
113
 
Turnout = 36%
Total votes:
532
(0 spoiled)
TWYFORD & RUSCOMBE (Total voters: 5798)
Seat up for election: Dee Tomlin (Lib Dem)
     
JARVIS, John Leslie
Con
707
 
MANTEL, Roy George
Lab
175
 
TOMLIN, Deirdre Desiree (known as Dee)
Lib Dem
1415
Lib Dem hold
Turnout = 39.7%
Total votes:
2302
(5 spoiled)
WINNERSH (Total voters: 6068)
Seat up for election: Bob Turner (Con)
     
BALL, David
Con
1051
Con hold
TURNER, Robert
Independent
306
 
WARD, Morag Grita
Lib Dem
640
 
WOODROW, Robert Martin
Lab
107
 
Turnout = 34.8%
Total votes:
2109
(5 spoiled)
WOKINGHAM WITHOUT – uncontested seat. Angus Ross is returned as district councillor.

2001

   
Votes
Elected - Gain/hold
BULMERSHE (Total voters: 3,058)
Seat up for election: Viv Samuel (Lib Dem)
BLAND, Nelson
Lab
701
 
RAHMOUNI, Sellam (known as Sam)
Lib Dem
715
Elected – Lib Dem hold
WOOD, Robert
Con
534
 
Turnout = 64%
Total votes:
1957
( 7 spoiled)
CHARVIL (Total voters: 2,179)
Seat up for election: Colin Pierce (Con)
GRADDON, Pamela
Con
713
Elected - Con hold
HALL, Christofer
Lab
241
 
SAUNDERS, John
Lib Dem
541
 
Turnout = 68.9%
Total votes:
1501
( 6 spoiled)
CORONATION (Total voters: 5,817)
Seat up for election: Terry Dredge (Lib Dem)
DOUGHTY, Susan
Con
1477
 
DREDGE, Terence
Lib Dem
1854
Elected - Lib Dem hold
HILLS, Ian
Lab
545
 
Turnout = 66.9%
Total votes:
3892
( 16 spoiled)
EMMBROOK (Total voters: 4,733)
Seat up for election: Keith Malvern (Lib Dem)
BAKER, John
Lab
376
 
CARVER, Dennis
Con
1334
 
MALVERN, Keith
Lib Dem
1508
Elected -Lib Dem hold
Turnout = 68.3%
Total votes:
3234
( 16 spoiled)
EVENDONS (Total voters: 8,411)
Seat up for election: Philip Hudson (Con)
FRENCH, Paul
Lab
659
 
KING, Dianne
Con
2539
Elected – Con hold
WRIGHT, Nicholas
Lib Dem
2326
 
Turnout = 66%
Total votes:
5549
( 25 spoiled)
FINCHAMPSTEAD NORTH (Total voters: 4,537)
Seat up for election: Tim Charlesworth (Con)
CHARLESWORTH, Tim
Con
1622
Elected - Con hold
MAY, Celia
Lib Dem
1449
 
Turnout = 68.1%
Total votes:
3091
( 20 spoiled)
HURST (Total voters: 1,483)
Seat up for election: Annette Drake (Con)
CRAINER, Stuart
Lab
100
 
DRAKE, Annette
Con
702
Elected - Con hold
HULL, Patrick
Lib Dem
186
 
Turnout =66.8%
Total votes:
990
( 2 spoiled)
LITTLE HUNGERFORD (Total voters: 8,182)
Seat up for election: David Swindells (Lib Dem)
EDMUNDS, Christopher
Con
2001
 
RUPERT, Jacqueline
Lab
907
 
SWINDELLS, David
Lib Dem
2278
Elected - Lib Dem hold
Turnout = 63.7%
Total votes:
5209
( 23 spoiled)
LODDON (Total voters: 6,409)
Seat up for election: Alan Clifford (Lib Dem)
CLIFFORD, Alan
Lib Dem
1605
Elected - Lib Dem hold
HENDERSON, Kathleen
Con
1294
 
KITE, Janice
Lab
932
 
Turnout =60.1%
Total votes:
3850
( 19 spoiled)
NORREYS (Total voters: 6,244)
Seat up for election: Iain Brown (Con)
BROWN, Iain
Con
2053
Elected – Con hold
HARPER, Michael
Lib Dem
1108
 
SHARPLES, Paul
Lab
876
 
Turnout = 64.9%
Total votes:
4054
( 17 spoiled)
REDHATCH (Total voters: 12,235)
Seat up for election: David Hare (Lib Dem)
BROAD, Mark
Green Party
278
 
FORRESTAL, Colin
Independent
76
 
HARE, David
Lib Dem
3284
Elected – Lib Dem hold
JORGENSEN, Norman
Con
2558
 
SALTS, Susan
Lab
1038
 
Turnout = 59.4%
Total votes:
7273
( 39 spoiled)
SHINFIELD (Total voters: 5,951)
Seat up for election: Malcolm Bryant (Con)
BRYANT, Malcolm
Con
1857
Elected - Con hold
SHOCKLEY, John
Lib Dem
917
 
WAITE, Owen
Lab
772
 
Turnout = 60.1%
Total votes:
3574
( 28 spoiled)
SOUTH LAKE (Total voters: 4,678)
Seat up for election: Coling Lawley (Lib Dem)
KAY, David
Lab
653
 
LAWLEY, Coling
Lib Dem
1407
Elected -Lib Dem hold
PETT, Gerald
Con
688
 
Turnout = 59%
Total votes:
2762
( 14 spoiled)
TWYFORD & RUSCOMBE (Total voters: 5,777)
Seat up for election: Stephen Conway (Lib Dem)
CONWAY, Stephen
Lib Dem
2203
Elected – Lib Dem hold
GARNETT, Gerald
Con
1235
 
MANTEL, Roy
Lab
412
 
Turnout = 66.8%
Total votes:
3860
( 10 spoiled)
WESCOTT (Total voters: 3,914)
Seat up for election: Bob Wyatt (Con)
EVANS, Peter
Lib Dem
942
 
WOODWARD, John
Lab
333
 
WYATT, Robert
Con
1261
Elected - Con hold
Turnout = 65%
Total votes:
2544
(8 spoiled)
WHITEGATES (Total voters: 3,002)
Seat up for election: Jennifer Lissaman (Lib Dem)
LISSAMAN, Jennifer
Lib Dem
976
Elected – Lib Dem hold
SWADDLE, Paul
Con
503
 
WHITE, Pippa
Lab
534
 
Turnout = 67.5%
Total votes:
2027
( 14 spoiled)
WINNERSH (Total voters: 5,879)
Seat up for election: Liz Siggery (Con)
GLOVER, David
Lib Dem
1450
 
SIGGERY, Elizabeth
Con
1807
Elected – Con hold
VINCENT, Elizabeth
Lab
413
 
Turnout = 62.7%
Total votes:
3689
( 19 spoiled)
WOKINGHAM WITHOUT (Total voters: 5,374)
Seat up for election: Pauline Helliar-Symons (Con)
CHAPMAN, Rosemary
Lab
1104
 
HELLIAR-SYMONS, Pauline
Con
2181
Elected – Con hold
Turnout = 61.9%
Total votes:
3329
( 44 spoiled)