Cambridge City Council Elections - Queen Edith's Ward

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Note R = retiring councillor. Footnote explains if this was for a different ward.
Seat 1 Seat 2 Seat 3
May 1976 - 3 vacancies
Elizabeth Hodder R (Con) 1677 58.1%
Sylvia Dolby (Con) 1577 54.5%
A.James Johnson (Con) 1568 54.3%
Peter Harper (Lab) 620 21.5%
George Rowling R (Lab) 619 21.4%
Ethel Shephard (Lab) 615 21.3%
M.Joan Fitch R (Lib) 597 20.7%
U.Ann Corsellis (Lib) 441 15.3%
Stella Weeds (Lib) 380 13.2%
Con Maj 948 32.8%
Retiring 1980, 1979, 1978. Hodder & Rowling were retiring councillors for Cherry Hinton, Fitch for Coleridge.
May 1978
A.James Johnson R (Con) 1569 70.3%
Stephen Dartford (Lab) 663 29.7%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
No change, Con Maj 906 40.5%
 
Byelection - July 1978
Graham Edwards (Con) 1371 60.2%
Stephen Dartford (Lab) 908 39.8%
No change, Con Maj 463 20.3%
Retiring 1980.
 
May 1979
Sylvia Dolby R (Con) 2317 51.4%
Ethel Shephard (Lab) 1199 26.5%
Alan Newman (Lib) 990 22.0%
No change, Con Maj 1118 24.8%
May 1980
Graham Edwards R (Con) 1361 46.0%
Bruce Galloway (Lib) 1016 34.4%
Ethel Shephard (Lab) 579 19.5%
No change, Con Maj 345 11.7%
May 1982
A.James Johnson R (Con) 1486 44.9%
Lesbia Bradford (Lib) 1317 39.8%
Richard Robertson (Lab) 507 15.3%
No change, Con Maj 169 5.1%
May 1983
Sylvia Dolby R (Con) 1670 48.0%
Lesbia Bradford (Lib) 1284 36.9%
Patricia Winney (Lab) 526 15.1%
No change, Con Maj 386 11.1%
May 1984
Graham Edwards R (Con) 1477 44.7%
H.Michael Allan (Lib) 1238 37.5%
Jan Burt (Lab) 491 14.9%
Corinne Garvie (Eco) 97 2.9%
No change, Con Maj 239 7.2%
May 1986
Chris Gough-Goodman (Con) 1456 44.1%
Lesley Bradford (Lib) 1298 39.4%
J.Emma Stiles (Lab) 544 16.5%
 
No change, Con Maj 158 4.8%
May 1987
George Reid (Con) 1622 45.5%
Patricia Reynolds (SDP) 1395 39.2%
Timothy Bedford (Lab) 543 15.3%
 
No change, Con Maj 227 6.4%
May 1988
Graham Edwards R (Con) 1550 48.9%
Alan Baker (SLD) 990 31.2%
Roger Fairclough (Lab) 631 19.9%
 
No change, Con Maj 560 17.7%
May 1990
Chris Gough-Goodman R (Con) 1319 40.0%
Andrew Hibbert (Lab) 891 27.0%
Lesley Bradford (LDm) 886 26.9%
Paul Martin (Gre) 201 6.1%
No change, Con Maj 428 13.0%
May 1991
George Reid R (Con) 1381 46.7%
Tricia Charlesworth (LDm) 867 29.3%
Janice Auton (Lab) 711 24.0%
 
No change, Con Maj 514 17.4%
May 1992
Graham Edwards R (Con) 1326 44.2%
Richard Darlington (LDm) 1082 36.0%
Pamela Henderson (Lab) 595 19.8%
 
No change, Con Maj 244 8.1%
May 1994
Amanda Taylor (LDm) 1703 51.1%
Chris Gough-Goodman R (Con) 913 27.4%
Caroline Smith (Lab) 717 21.5%
 
LDm gain, Maj 790 23.7%
May 1995
Anthony Mills (LDm) 1388 47.3%
John Beresford (Lab) 771 26.3%
Alexandra Hardie (Con) 755 25.8%
Luke Leighton (NLP) 18 0.5%
LDm gain, Maj 617 21.0%
May 1996
Graham Edwards R (Con) 1138 37.7%
Ashley Woodford (LDm) 1120 37.1%
John Beresford (Lab) 759 25.2%
 
No change, Con Maj 18 0.5%
May 1998
Amanda Taylor R (LDm) 1394 54.8%
Richard Williams (Con) 802 31.5%
Kira Davison (Lab) 349 13.7%
 
No change, LDm Maj 592 23.3%
May 1999
Ashley Woodford (LDm) 1175 48.7%
Richard Williams (Con) 742 30.7%
Kira Davison (Lab) 371 15.4%
Robert Milsom (Gre) 126 5.2%
No change, LDm Maj 433 18.0%.
May 2000
Richard Stebbings (LDm) 1282 54.9%
Hilary Pennington (Con) 711 30.5%
Louise Downham (Lab) 341 14.6%
 
 
 
 
 
LDm gain, Maj 571 24.5%
May 2002 - 2 vacancies
Amanda Taylor R (LDm) 1564 62.7%
Alan Baker (LDm) 1424 57.1%
Keith Henry (Con) 473 19.0%
James Ray (Con) 409 16.4%
Frances Harper (Lab) 342 13.7%
Jean Stevens (Lab) 258 10.3%
Robert Milsom (Gre) 160 6.4%
Helene Davies (UKI) 78 3.1%
No change, LDm Maj 951 38.1%
Second place retiring 2003.
May 2003
Alan Baker R (LDm) 1497 63.8%
Keith Henry (Con) 395 16.8%
Susan Rosser (Lab) 242 10.3%
Robert Milsom (Gre) 119 5.1%
Helene Davies (UKI) 94 4.0%
 
 
 
No change, LDm Maj 1102 47.0%
General re-warding
Queen Edith's gained the area between Hills Road and the railway from Trumpington and lost Cherry Hinton Road to Coleridge and Cherry Hinton.
June 2004
Amanda Taylor R (LDm) 1671 59.9%
Richard Stebbings R (LDm) 1591 57.0%
Alan Baker R (LDm) 1566 56.1%
Toby Edwards (Con) 653 23.4%
Mark Hall (Con) 550 19.7%
James Ray (Con) 531 19.0%
Brian Westcott (Gre) 337 12.1%
Leonard Freeman (Lab) 277 9.9%
Susan Rosser (Lab) 256 9.2%
John Kazer (Lab) 211 7.6%
Helene Davies (UKI) 206 7.4%
No change, LDm Maj 913 32.7%. Retiring in 2008, 2007 & 2006.
May 2006
Alan Baker R (LDm) 1489 56.7%
Donald Douglas (Con) 735 28.0%
Leonard Freeman (Lab) 219 8.3%
Shayne Mitchell (Gre) 181 6.9%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
No change, LDm Maj 754 28.7%
May 2007
Viki Sanders (LDm) 1364 53.4%
Donald Douglas (Con) 760 29.7%
Leonard Freeman (Lab) 221 8.6%
Martin Lawson (Gre) 210 8.2%
 
No change, LDm Maj 604 23.6%
May 2008
Amanda Taylor R (LDm) 1250 49.9%
Donald Douglas (Con) 838 33.5%
Jonathan Goodacre (Lab) 233 9.3%
Martin Lawson (Gre) 183 7.3%
 
No change, LDm Maj 412 16.5%
May 2010
Jean Swanson (LDm) 2129 49.0%
Vincenzo Marino (Con) 1221 28.1%
Jonathan Goodacre (Lab) 541 12.4%
Brian Westcott (Gre) 334 7.7%
Carol Jackson (UKI) 122 2.8%
No change, LDm Maj 908 0.9%
May 2011
George Pippas (LDm) 1318 41.1%
Vincenzo Marino (Con) 830 25.9%
Sue Birtles (Lab) 642 20.0%
Brian Westcott (Gre) 416 13.0%
No change, LDm Maj 488 15.2%
May 2012
Sue Birtles (Lab) 1084 39.7%
Amanda Taylor R (LDm) 963 35.2%
Richard Jeffs (Con) 513 18.8%
Martin Lawson (Gre) 172 6.3%
Lab gain, Maj 121 4.4%
May 2014
Timothy Moore (LDm) 1362 42.6%
John Beresford (Lab) 951 29.7%
Vince Marino (Con) 522 16.3%
Joel Chalfen (Gre) 363 11.4%
No change, LDm Maj 411 12.9%
 
Byelection - November 2014
Viki Sanders (LDm) 933 36.5%
Rahima Ahammed (Lab) 790 30.9%
Andrew Bower (Con) 614 24.0%
Joel Chalfen (Gre) 222 8.7%
LDm gain, Maj 143 5.6%. Retiring 2016
 
May 2015
George Pippas R (LDm) 1502 33.7%
Matt Worth (Lab) 1102 24.7%
Andrew Bower (Con) 1093 24.5%
Joel Chalfen (Gre) 546 12.3%
Candido Channell (UKI) 213 4.8%
No change, LDm Maj 400 9.0%
May 2016
Jennifer Page-Croft (LDm) 1189 43.0%
John Beresford (Lab) 801 29.0%
Manas Deb (Con) 544 19.7%
Joel Chalfen (Gre) 232 8.4%
 
No change, LDm Maj 388 14.0%
 

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