The results in the Blackpool Council local elections held on Thursday 7 May 2015.

Anchorsholme ward 

Bispham ward 

Bloomfield ward

Brunswick ward 

Claremont ward 

Clifton ward

Greenlands ward 

Hawes Side ward 

Highfield ward 

Ingthorpe ward

Layton ward

Marton ward

Norbreck ward 

Park ward

Squires Gate ward 

Stanley ward

Talbot ward 

Tyldesley ward 

Victoria ward 

Warbreck ward 

Waterloo ward 

Anchorsholme ward

 

Anchorsholme ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
John Bamborough Labour Party 1054  16.90%
Paul David Stuart Galley Conservative Party  1879  30.12%
Jane Hugo Labour Party  1048  16.80%
Jaqueline Georgina Margaret Sidwell UK Independence Party  637  10.221%
Tony Williams Conservative Party  1620  25.97%

Anchorsholme ward election results [PDF 37KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 2
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 1
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 13
  • Rejected in part - 2
  • Total - 18

Turnout

  • Electorate - 5187
  • Verified ballot papers - 3487
  • Turnout - 67.23%

Anchorsholme results graph


Bispham ward

Bispham ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
John Hawkins-Arkwright Labour Party 1121  19.41%
Sandra Patricia Braithwaite UK Independence Party  787  13.63%
Don Clapham Conservative Party  1559  27%
Colin Alan Maycock Conservative Party  1144  19.81%
Gordon Stuart Anthony Sinclair The Green Party  325  5.63%
Nita Doreen Sproston Labour Party  839  14.53%

Bispham ward results [PDF 36KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 1
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 20
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 21

Turnout

  • Electorate - 4960
  • Verified ballot papers - 3274
  • Turnout - 66.01%

 

Bispham ward results graph

Bloomfield ward

 

Bloomfield ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Phil Armstrong The Green Party 202  7.73%
Liam James Jan Bleeker UK Independence Party 585  16.58
Graham Cain Labour Party 1045  29.62%
Mandy Louise Cunliffe Conservative Party 463  13.12%
John Jones Labour Party 902  25.57%
Olga Helena Krzyzaniak Independent 37  1.05%
Annemarie Slack Conservative Party 294  8.33%

Bloomfield ward results [PDF 37KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 3
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 1
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 2
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 6

Turnout

  • Electorate - 4432
  • Verified ballot papers - 2014
  • Turnout - 45.44%

Bloomfield results graph

Brunswick ward

 

Brunswick ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Simon Howard Blackburn Labour Party 1181  26.43%
Joey Blower Conservative Party 642  14.37%
Shirley Margaret Tracy Anne Cantrell Conservative Party 626  14.01%
Gary Ian Coleman Labour Party 1187  26.57%
Colin Porter UK Independence Party 432  9.67%
Marek Marian Radomski Independent 42  0.94%
Joanna Jones Trafford UK Independence Party 358  8.01%

Brunswick ward election results [PDF 37KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 1
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 10
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 11

Turnout

  • Electorate - 4622
  • Verified ballot papers - 2398
  • Turnout - 51.88%

Brunswick results graph

Claremont ward

 

Claremont ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Fred Winston Barnes Conservative Party 563  12.78%
Geraldine Anne Brown Conservative Party  584  13.25%
Sue Close Liberal Democrat Party  168  3.81%
Alex Ewan UK Independence Party  519  11.78%
Jaguar Man Independent 46   1.04%
Gary Michael Richardson The Green Party  215  4.88%
Ivan John Taylor Labour Party  1276  28.96%
Lynne Suzanne Williams Labour Party  1035  23.49%

Claremont ward election results [PDF 37KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 0
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 7
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 7

Turnout

  • Electorate - 4918
  • Verified ballot papers - 2402
  • Turnout - 48.84%

Claremont results graph

Clifton ward

 

Clifton ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
John Edward Braithwaite UK Independence Party  823  17.91%
Adrian Leonard Hutton Labour Party  1315  28.62%
Bev Ramsden Conservative Party  732  15.93%
Phil Ramsden Conservative Party  651  14.17%
Luke Taylor Labour Party  1074  23.37

Clifton ward election results [PDF 36KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 0
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 22
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 22

Turnout

  • Electorate - 5033
  • Verified ballot papers - 2724
  • Turnout - 54.12%

Clifton results graph

Greenlands ward

 

Greenlands ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Angela Immacolata Brown Conservative Party 1129  21.09%
Danny Fox UK Independence Party 692  12.93%
Vince McNulty Conservative Party 1061  19.82%
Chris Ryan Labour Party 1280  23.91%
Christine Elizabeth Wright Labour Party 1191  22.25%

Greenlands ward election results [PDF 37KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 1
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 1
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 19
  • Rejected in part - 1
  • Total - 22

Turnout

  • Electorate - 5241
  • Verified ballot papers - 3191
  • Turnout - 60.89%

Greenlands results graph

Hawes Side ward

 

Hawes Side ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Debbie Jane Brailsford UK Independence Party 610  12.14%
Debbie Coleman Labour Party 1287  25.62%
Kim Elizabeth Critchley Labour Party 1204  23.97%
Vicky Cunningham Conservative Party 713  14.19%
Andy Miller Conservative Party 686  13.66%
Barry Anthony Wells UK Independence Party 523  10.41%

Hawes Side election results [PDF 37KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 3
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 16
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 19

Turnout

  • Electorate - 5100
  • Verified ballot papers - 2674
  • Turnout - 52.43%

Hawes Side results graph

Highfield ward

 

Highfield ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Graham James Baker Conservative Party 1150  20.53%
Lily Henderson Conservative Party 1233  22.01%
Peter Hunter Labour Party 1374  24.53%
James John Sorah Labour Party 1110  19.81%
Lee David White UK Independence Party 735  13.12%

Highfield ward election results [PDF 36KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 1
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 18
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 19

Turnout

  • Electorate - 5109
  • Verified ballot papers - 3144
  • Turnout - 61.54%

Highfield results graph

Ingthorpe ward

 

Ingthorpe ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Amy Louise Cross Labour Party 1363  24.42%
Michael Dillon Conservative Party 1236  22.15%
Susan Howlett UK Independence Party 675  12.09%
Matthew John Morris Conservative Party 869  15.57%
Kath Rowson Labour Party 1438  25.77%

Ingthorpe ward election results [PDF 36KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 3
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 21
  • Rejected in part - 1
  • Total - 25

Turnout

  • Electorate - 5058
  • Verified ballot papers - 3178
  • Turnout - 62.83%

Ingthorpe results graph

Layton ward

 

Layton ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Kathryn Mary Benson Labour Party 1218  25.57%
Martin Mitchell Labour Party 998  20.95%
John Ridyard Conservative Party 966  20.28%
Sue Ridyard Conservative Party 931  19.54%
Philip Watt Trade Unionists and Socialist Against Cuts 90  1.89%
Steve Werry UK Independence Party 561  11.78%

Layton ward election results [PDF 36KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 3
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 14
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 17

Turnout

  • Electorate - 4911
  • Verified ballot papers - 2824
  • Turnout - 57.50%

Layton results graph

Marton ward

 

Marton ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Jim Elmes Labour Party  1422  25.22%
Paul Michael Nield UK Independence Party 813 14.42% 
Vikki Irene Singleton Labour Party 1166  20.68%
Roger Stansfield Conservative Party 1136  20.15%
Duncan James Stirling Whitehead Conservative Party 1101  19.53%

Marton ward election results [PDF 37KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 2
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 23
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 25

Turnout

  • Electorate - 5143
  • Verified ballot papers - 3164
  • Turnout - 61.52%

Marton results graph

Norbreck ward

 

Norbreck ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Neil Timothy Brookes Labour Party  1089 16.81%
Maxine Callow Conservative Party 1866  28.81%
Peter Callow Conservative Party 1839  28.39%
Catherine Grimbilakos UK Independence Party 699  10.79%
Rex George Langford Labour Party 985  15.21%

Norbreck ward election results [PDF 36KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 4
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 13
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 17

Turnout

  • Electorate - 5133
  • Verified ballot papers - 3540
  • Turnout - 68.97%

Norbreack results graph

Park ward

 

Park ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
John Hilston Bebbington UK Independence Party 552  10.99%
Gillian Campbell Labour Party 1485  29.58%
Brian Lawrence Coope Conservative Party 932  18.56%
Karen Coope Conservative Party 794  15.81%
Maria Lilian Kirkland Labour Party 1258  25.05%

Park ward election results [PDF 36KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 3
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 1
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 23
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 27

Turnout

  • Electorate - 5233
  • Verified ballot papers - 2884
  • Turnout - 55.11%

Park results graph

Squires Gate ward

 

Squires Gate ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Christian John Cox Conservative Party 1279  24.15%
Douglas Henry Green Liberal Democrat Party 608  11.48%
Bill Greene Liberal Democrat Party 359  6.78%
Alistair James Duncan Humpreys Labour Party 804  15.18%
Ben Singleton Labour Party 775  14.64%
Gerard John Sean Walsh Conservative Party 802  15.15%
Paul Martin White UK Independence Party 668  12.62%

Squires Gate ward election results [PDF 81KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 1
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 14
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 15

Turnout

  • Electorate - 4812
  • Verified ballot papers - 2999
  • Turnout - 63.32%

Squires Gate results graph

Stanley ward

 

Stanley ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Martin Bleeker UK Independence Party 756  13.45%
Irene Greene Liberal Democrat Party 211  3.75%
Pamela Ann Jackson Labour Party 1026  18.25%
Jason Roberts Conservative Party 1468  26.11%
Andrew Charles Stansfield Conservative Party 1355  24.10%
Robert Wood Labour Party 806 14.34%

Stanley Ward election results [PDF 36KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 1
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 9
  • Rejected in part - 2
  • Total - 10

Turnout

  • Electorate - 5183
  • Verified ballot papers - 3286
  • Turnout - 63.40%

Stanley results graph

Talbot ward

 

Talbot ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Jordan Braithwaite UK Independence Party  512  11.93%
Ian Coleman Labour Party  1145  26.67%
Billy Coughlin Conservative Party  756  17.61%
Charlie Docherty Conservative Party  796  18.54%
Mark Peter Smith Labour Party  981  22.85%
Stephen Troy Trade Unionists and Socialist Against Cuts  103  2.40%

Talbot ward election results [PDF 36KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 0
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 7
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 7

Turnout

  • Electorate - 4644
  • Verified ballot papers - 2363
  • Turnout - 50.88%

Talbot ward results graph

Tyldesley ward

 

Tyldesley ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Edward George Collett Labour Party 1145  23.50%
Moira Stephanie Graham Conservative Party 872  17.90%
Paul Richard Hindley Liberal Democrats 167  3.43%
Kim Sherrie Knight UK Independence Party 658  13.51%
Allan Mathews Labour Party 1145  23.50%
Adam Philip McCance Conservative Party 741  15.21%
Mark Earnest Tugwood Independent 144  2.96%

Tyldesley ward election results [PDF 36KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 1
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 1
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 17
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 19

Turnout

  • Electorate - 4953
  • Verified ballot papers - 2744
  • Turnout - 55.40%

Tyldesley results graph

Victoria ward

 

Victoria ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Gina Eastwood The Green Party 274  6.29%
Fred Jackson Labour Party 1209  27.74%
Tony Jones Conservative Party 539  12.37%
Terry Knight UK Independence Party 735  16.86%
Mark Courtney Massey Conservative Party 636  14.59%
David Owen Labour Party 966  22.16%

Victoria ward election results [PDF 37KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 3
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 8
  • Rejected in part - 1
  • Total - 12

Turnout

  • Electorate - 4891
  • Verified ballot papers - 2526
  • Turnout - 51.65%

 

Victoria results graph

Warbreck ward

 

Warbreck ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
Kevin Michael Benfold Liberal Democrat Party 237  4.40%
Tony Brown Conservative Party 1237  22.94%
David Collett Labour Party 962  17.84%
Matthew Haynes Labour Party 876  16.25%
Warwick Charles Stockman Howlett UK Independence Party 633  11.74%
Danny Scott Conservative Party 1197  22.20%
Kathryn Sinclair The Green Party 250 4.64% 

Warbreck ward election results [PDF 37KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 0
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 12
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 12

Turnout

  • Electorate - 4749
  • Verified ballot papers - 2991
  • Turnout - 62.98%

Warbreck results graph

Waterloo ward

 

Waterloo ward results
Name of candidate Description (if any) Number of votes Percentage of votes 
June Irene Daniels The Green Party 340  7.09%
David O'Hara Labour Party 966  20.15%
Heather O'Hara Labour Party 921  19.21%
Derek Robertson Conservative Party 1043  21.76%
Spencer David Shackleton UK Independence Party 740  15.44%
Barry Leslie Vernon Conservative Party 784  16.35%

Waterloo ward election results [PDF 36KB]

Rejected ballot paper statement

The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

  • Did not bear the official mark - 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to - 1
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified - 0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty - 13
  • Rejected in part - 0
  • Total - 14

Turnout

  • Electorate - 4642
  • Verified ballot papers - 2734
  • Turnout - 58.90%

Waterloo results graph

Total results by party

The total number or elected councillors by party is:

Results by party
 PartyNumber of elected councillors 
Conservative Party  13
Labour Party  29

Total graph