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Fylde Election Results 6 May 2011

Election Results 2011There was a flurry of excitement overnight as the votes were  verified (counted against the number of votes issued)

The individual votes were not counted, just the global numbers, but they are counted 'face up' - and if you're quick you can get a sense of what the results might be. We heard that the Conservatives had a lot of counters working at the verification and glum faces were noted. Someone who was there told us the predicted results were 21 Conservatives, 22 Independents, 4 Lib Dems and 4 that were too close to call.

But this morning all that changed as the results were counted properly. Having previously verified the numbers, the actual count of the votes took place.

The process is to use a long strip of card with a sticky strip along the middle of the length. At the right hand end is stuck a blank ballot paper, then individual voting papers  cascade back from this so just the column of Xs are showing (almost like a hand of cards). This means you can see ten results on the long card. Adding up the Xs for the row gives you a total to put in the blank box at the end.

Then the 'summaries of tens' are aggregated to give the final count.

So, what were the results?

We bring them for our readers below. In the next few days we'll do an analysis of what it's likely to mean.

ANSDELL WARD- FBC 3 seats
========================

1033 AITKEN, Benjamin Ian  Conservative
1002 EAVES David Russell  Conservative
981 REDCLIFFE Richard Verran  Conservative.
386 TUPLING-PREST Paula Fylde Ratepayers candidate.
319 SHERWOOD Marjorie Janet Labour
267 SINGLETON Ben  Labour
219 STEPHENSON Peter James  Labour
181 STRUTTE Matthew John  Liberal Democrat

ASHTON WARD - FBC 3 seats
=======================
721 DAVIES John Raymond 
Fylde Ratepayers
687 FORD Tony Liberal Democrat
538 GOODMAN Gail  Conservative.
497 NASH Barbara Ann  Conservative 
487 SAVIC Peter George   Independent
447 GRADDON John  Liberal Democrat.
404 RILEY Ellie  Conservative


CENTRAL WARD FBC 3 seats
=======================
612 FAZACKERLEY Susan Mary
  Conservative
566 NASH Edward John  Conservative.
538 CRAIG-WILSON Fabian.   Conservative
440 RAMSBOTTOM John Francis  Independent
412 WHITEHEAD Bill  Integrity UK

CLIFTON WARD FBC 3 seats
======================
828 DAVIES Len
  Conservative
813 DUFFY Charlie
 
Independent
804 HOPWOOD Ken 
Independent
699 FULFORD-BROWN Richard Anthony  Conservative

ELSWICK WITH LITTLE ECCLESTON WARD FBC 1 seat
===========================================
589 HAYHURST Paul Joseph
  Independent
113 CARRICK Christine Anne  Conservative

FAIRHAVEN WARD FBC  3 seats
=========================
941 LITTLE Cheryl Doreen 
Conservative
741 EASTHAM Richard Kevin
Fylde Ratepayers
702 DONALDSON David Grieve
  Conservative
692 DALMASSO Amanda Victoria Conservative
438 FIELDING Bob  Liberal Democrat


FRECKLETON EAST WARD FBC 2 seats
===============================
707 THRELFALL Tommy
473 MULHOLLAND James Kiran
  Independent
332 LANCASTER Cathryn Ann  Conservative
159 LAMB Faye Samantha  Conservative


FRECKLETON WEST WARD FBC 2 seats
=============================
758 FIDDLER Dr Trevor
714 RIGBY Louis 
Independent.
137 KING Sophie Michelle  Conservative
120 GLEAVE Nicholas  Conservative,

HEYHOUSES WARD FBC  3 seats
==========================
839 WILLDER Viv
Conservative.
723 WOOD Peter
Conservative. 
681 GOODRICH Nigel 
Conservative.
559 FIELDING Patricia Anne  Liberal Democrat.
488 HARRISON Beverley Susan  Liberal democrat.
 

KILNHOUSE WARD FBC  3 seats
=========================
623 HENSHAW Karen Maureen
Liberal Democrat.
614 AKEROYD Christine Elizabeth  Conservative
531 ARMIT Timothy William Conservative.
479 ELLIS Richard Keith Independent.
475 HARVEY Neil Conservative.
252 WHITEHEAD Rick  Integrity UK.

KIRKHAM NORTH FBC  3 seats
========================
1007 SILVERWOOD Elaine Margaret
  Independent.
880 BECKETT Keith

668 HODGSON Paul Anthony Independent.
469 RHODES Ted Conservative
396 OLDFIELD William Edward Conservative
204 HILL Michael Paul  Conservative.

KIRKHAM SOUTH FBC
2 seats
========================
698 OADES Liz 
Independent.
400 HARDY Peter  Independent.
152 MITCHELL Barry Dr Conservative.
151 CARRICK Sarah Louise Conservative.
148 DAVENPORT Dennis John Labour.
 
 MEDLAR-WITH-WESHAM WARD FBC 2 seats
===================================
651 NULTY Linda Jane
  Independent.
591 CLAYTON Alan David  Independent.
311 HOWARTH Martin  Conservative.
209 JONES Stuart Robert Andrew Conservative.
97 BALL Peter Rodney Integrity UK
 

NEWTON AND TREALES WARD FBC  2 seats
===================================
837 SPEAK Heather Ann
Independent.
675 COLLINS Peter  Independent.
326 MACKINTOSH Colin Edward  Conservative.
324 BUTLER Stephen David Anthony  Conservative.
140 WINLOW Pam Liberal democrat

PARK WARD FBC  3 seats
====================
1052 CHEDD David Mark 
Independent.
1085 COX Simon Peter Leigh  Conservative
976 PRESTWICH Dawn Stansfield  Conservative.
962 LARDNER Matthew Conservative.


RIBBY-WITH-WREA WARD FBC 1 seat
==============================
374 ANDREWS Frank Roland 
Conservative.
324 WARDELL Janet Lynn  Independent.

SINGLETON AND GREENHALGH WARD FBC  1 seat
========================================
369 CHEW Maxine 
Independent
106 CLARKSON Elizabeth Conservative.
51 ROBERTS Ian Stanley Green Party

ST. JOHN`S WARD FBC  3 seats
=========================
771 ACKERS Brenda Margaret 
Conservative.
717 ASHTON Tim  Conservative.
704 HARPER Kath
672 CORNAH Michael Scott  Conservative.
424 GILLIGAN Carol Josephine  Liberal Democrat


ST. LEONARD'S WARD FBC   3 seats
=============================
815 HENSHAW Howard
  Liberal democrat.
547 BUCKLEY Karen Elizabeth
Conservative.
477 JACQUES Angela Rosemary 
Conservative.
468 LANYON Carol Lynn  Liberal Democrat.
402 CHATFIELD Martin Harry  Conservative.
318 DOWNEY Des
293 BOSTOCK Fred  Labour.
260 TAYLOR Bill  Labour.
176 ASTIN Carolyn Eloise  Integrity UK.


STAINING & WEETON WARD FBC  2 seats
=================================
582 SINGLETON John Rossall 
Conservative.
475 POUNDER Albert George  Conservative.
355 HALL Stephen  Independent:
242 ANSELL Nick Labour.
96 HOULDSWORTH Stacey Anne  Green Party.



WARTON & WESTBY WARD FBC  3 seats
================================
775 ASHTON Susan Ann 
Conservative.
725 BRICKLES Julie Ann  Independent.
700 CUNNINGHAM Susanne  Conservative
678 DOUGLAS Barbara Ellen  Conservative.
527 GILBERT Michael

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SAINT ANNE'S ON THE SEA TOWN COUNCIL


ASHTON WARD Town Council 2 seats
======================================

874 FORD Tony
661 GOODMAN Gail  Conservative.
540 CARMICHAEL Abigail  Liberal Democrat
498HARRISON Jon Edward

CENTRAL WARD Town Council 2 seats
===============================
477
MACKENZIE Barbara Elizabeth

465 NASH Edward John   Conservative.
460 NASH Barbara Ann.   Conservative.
419 RILEY Marie
260 RAMSBOTTOM John Francis


FAIRHAVEN WARD Town Council 1 seat
================================
629 LITTLE Cheryl Doreen 
Conservative.
255 FIELDING Bob  Liberal Democrat
120 WHITEHEAD Rick  Integrity UK

HEYHOUSES WARD Town Council  2 seats
==================================
729 WILDER Viv  Conservative
639 SETTLE Vincent James 
Conservative.
432 FIELDING Patricia Anne  Liberal Democrat
518 ROBERTS Ian Stanley
339 HARRISON Beverley Susan  Liberal Democrat

KILNHOUSE WARD Town Council 2 seats
=================================
687 HENSHAW Karen Maureen  Liberal Democrat
647 AKEROYD Christine Elizabeth
Conservative.
478 MCLAREN Jayne Retta Menzies  Conservative.
313 WHITEHEAD Bill Integrity UK

PARK WARD Town Council 1 seat
===========================
448 PRESTWICH Dawn Stansfield  Conservative.
218 GILLIGAN Carol Josephine Liberal Democrat


ST LEONARDS Town Council 2 seats
=============================
828 LANYON Carol Lynn  Liberal Democrat
626 JACQUES Angela Rosemary Conservative.
490 CHATFIELD Martin Harry  Conservative.
402 ASTIN Carolyn Eloise Integrity UK

So those are the raw results. Turnout overall was 46%

FBC
Conservative 26
Independents 20
Lib Dem 3
Ratepayers 2

St Annes Town Council
Conservatives 8
Lib Dems 2
Independent / unspecified 2

Analysis and more details to follow shortly

Dated:   6 May 2011


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