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District elections 2014

Ambleside and Grasmere Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 2,825 Rejected votes: 5 Turnout: 45.59% 

Candidate Party Votes
ALSTON, Jessie Micaal Conservative 293
COSTELLO, Rebecca Sarah Labour 84
HALLIDAY, Heidi * Liberal Democrat 828
TOWERS, Angela Green Party 83

HALLIDAY, Heidi was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Castle Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,472 Rejected votes: 0 Turnout: 47.89%

Candidate Party Votes
ASHBURN, Liz Green Party 58
HOGG, Chris Liberal Democrat 442
HOOKWAY, Eric Conservative 159
MARTIN, Paul Joseph UK Independence Party (UKIP) 46

HOGG, Chris was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Far Cross Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,538 Rejected votes: 9 Turnout: 43.50%

Candidate Party Votes
EVANS, Shirley Liberal Democrat 479
JACKSON, Daphne Green Party 59
LAW, Ian Geoffrey Labour 39
SLATER, Lyndsay Elizabeth Conservative 92

EVANS, Shirley was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Fell Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,688 Rejected votes: 5 Turnout: 52.07% 

Candidate Party Votes
ARCHIBALD, Giles *  Liberal Democrat 527
BRANNEY, Virginia Elizabeth Labour 111
HARRISON, Gwen Green Party 175
PIERSON, Micky P Conservative 66

ARCHIBALD, Giles was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Heron Hill Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,520 Rejected votes: 11 Turnout: 50.79%

Candidate Party Votes
LAW, Judith Labour 40
RODMAN, Paul Jonathan Conservative 186
WALKER, Phil Liberal Democrat 489
WICKHAM, Claire Green Party 57

WALKER, Phil was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Highgate Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,760 Rejected votes: 6 Turnout: 43.18% 

Candidate Party Vote
DIXON, Philip James *  Liberal Democrat 413
MOLLOY, Marilyn Labour 153
PASSANT-COY, Rachael Green Party 107
WEARING, Bill Conservative 87

DIXON, Philip James was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Kirkland Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,698 Rejected votes: 4 Turnout: 39.22%

Candidate Party Votes
CARTMELL, Elizabeth Conservative 69
FINCH, Alvin Liberal Democrat 483
ROTHWELL, Tony Labour 69
ROWLEY, Chris Green Party 45

FINCH, Alvin was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Mintsfeet Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,570 Rejected votes: 8 Turnout: 43.63%

Candidate Party Votes
BARKER, Jim Labour 78
EVANS, David *  Liberal Democrat 431
KEELING, Ian Frederick Conservative 80
MITCHELL, Karen Green Party 96

EVANS, David was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Nether Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,632 Rejected votes: 4 Turnout: 45.71%

Candidate Party Votes
FEENEY-JOHNSON, Clare * Liberal Democrat 538
GILCHRIST, Alison Labour 51
MASON, Andy Green Party 58
WADE, Derrick Conservative 99

FEENEY-JOHNSON, Clare was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Oxenholme and Natland Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,760 Rejected votes: 3 Turnout: 49.89% 

Candidate Party Votes
BATESON, John Anthony Labour 62
BIRCHALL, Patrick Conservative 281
GASKELL, Jocelyn Green Party 58 
GRAY, Brenda Clare *  Liberal Democrat 477

GRAY, Brenda Clare was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Parks Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,681 Rejected votes: 6 Turnout: 45.45% 

Candidate Party Votes
BARNETT, Mandy Green Party 67
BROOK, Jonathan * Liberal Democrat 425
BYROM, Nigel Conservative 230
SCULLARD, Florence Ann Labour 42

BROOK, Jonathan was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Romney Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,656 Rejected votes: 3 Turnout: 41.00% 

Candidate Party Votes
COPE, Dave Labour 70
NICHOLSON, Mike Conservative 120
SANDELL, Adam Green Party 66
VINCENT, Graham Jeffrey *  Liberal Democrat 423

VINCENT, Graham Jeffrey was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Stonecross Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,630 Rejected votes: 1 Turnout: 51.90% 

Candidate Party Votes
BLACK, Rory William Paxton Green Party 45
EMMOTT, Sylvia Margaret * Liberal Democrat 540
MACKIE, Mel Conservative 137
SPARLING, Lois Katherine Labour 46
WILLMOTT, Stephen UK Independence Party (UKIP) 78

EMMOTT, Sylvia Margaret was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold)

Kendal Strickland Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,462 Rejected votes: 5 Turnout: 48.29% 

Candidate Party Votes
CHAMBERS, Stephen Peter Conservative 76
COLEMAN, Stephen John * Liberal Democrat 405
NIGHTINGALE, Malcolm James Hamilton UK Independence Party (UKIP) 65
RING, Jim Labour 73
WILLSHAW, Kate Green Party 87

COLEMAN, Stephen John was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold).

Kendal Underley Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 1,657 Rejected votes: 4 Turnout: 47.92% 

Candidate Party Votes
BODEN, Rob * Independent (previously Liberal Democrat) 125
BOWNASS, Susan Mary UK Independence Party (UKIP) 77
BRAITHWAITE, Paul Michael Labour 114
DAWSON, Karen Patricia Conservative 56
MOSS, Vanessa Green Party 54
SEVERN, Matt Liberal Democrat 368

SEVERN, Matt was elected. (Liberal Democrat hold: see party detail)

Mid Furness Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 3,116 Rejected votes: 10 Turnout: 44.86% 

Candidate Party Votes
AIREY, Caroline *  Conservative 643
BIRCHALL, Loraine Liberal Democrat 462
LOYNES, Chris Green Party 98
WEBSTER, David John Labour 195

AIREY, Caroline was elected. (Conservative hold)

Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale Ward

Seats: 1 Electorate: 4,775 Rejected votes: 18 Turnout: 53.03%

Candidate Party Votes
BULMAN, Ron Liberal Democrat 1,075
CHAPPLE, Andi Green Party 143
HOLBORN, Martin Denis Labour Party 112
LANCASTER, Kevin John Conservative 1,202

LANCASTER, Kevin John was elected. (Conservative gain)

Overall totals

Total electorate: 33,440

Total votes: 15,689, including rejected votes

Overall turnout: 47.45%

SLDC political balance 

SLDC political balance  Conservative  Labour  Liberal Democrat  Independent 
 Prior to 22 May 2014  14  3  33  1
 Balance of non-contested seats  13  3  18  0
 New Total  14  3  33  1 **

Total number of seats: 51

 

* denotes a sitting councillor

** On 10 June 2014 Concillor Joss Curwen left the Conservative Group to become an Independent