Southwark Council election results

In the Southwark Council elections on 3rd May 2018, Southwark Green Party's lead candidate Eleanor Margolies achieved 31% of the vote in St Giles ward. Her tally of 1,420 votes - a 13.8% swing to the Greens since the 2014 election in this ward - fell just under 700 votes short of the 2,118 votes which elected the third of the three Labour councillors in the ward. [Full St Giles result...]

Southwark Labour increased their majority on the council even further, winning 49 of the 60 seats declared so far (with the election for the final three seats delayed). Southwark Lib Dems have won 11 seats, while Southwark Conservatives have lost their only two seats on the council. 

The Green Party is now in second place in 10 out of the 23 wards in Southwark, taking 13.4% of the vote across the borough and cementing their place as Southwark's third party.

Borough-wide vote shares (with 22 of 23 wards declared):

Party

%

+/- since 2014

Seats won

Gains/losses

Labour 52.0% +8.0% 49 +2
Liberal Democrat 21.3% +2.0% 11  
Green 13.4% -1.5% 0  
Conservative 10.5% -2.1% 0 -2
Women's Equality Party 1.6% +1.6% 0  
Independent 0.8% +0.8% 0  
UKIP 0.2% -5.8% 0  
Christian People's Party 0.1% +0.1% 0  
TUSC 0.1% -0.8% 0  


Ward-by-ward Green vote share

Ward

Green vote share Green Party placing

Green vote change +/- since 2014

 

Borough & Bankside 6.3% 4th (new ward) [Result...]
Camberwell Green 16.7% 2nd +0.2% [Result...]
Champion Hill 15.2% 2nd (new ward) [Result...]
Chaucer 10.8% 3rd -5.2% [Result...]
Dulwich Hill 15.8% 2nd (new ward) [Result...]
Dulwich Village 6.7% 4th -4.8% [Result...]
Dulwich Wood 8.9% 4th -0.4% [Result...]
Faraday 13.4% 2nd +1.7% [Result...]
Goose Green 10.9% 4th* (new ward) [Result...]
Newington 13.0% 3rd +0.5% [Result...]
North Bermondsey 8.6% 4th -3.0% [Result...]
North Walworth 14.22% 2nd -0.3% [Result...]
Nunhead & Queen's Road 16.0% 2nd -3.0% [Result...]
Old Kent Road 11.0% 3rd  (new ward) [Result...]
Peckham 10.5% 2nd +1.2% [Result...]
Peckham Rye 17.8% 2nd -2.5% [Result...]
Rotherhithe 13.7% 3rd +1.4% [Result...]
Rye Lane 15.5% 2nd -9.7% [Result...]
St George's 8.6% 3rd -3.5% [Result...]
St Giles 31.0% 2nd +13.8% [Result...]
South Bermondsey 7.0% 3rd -0.7% [Result...]
Surrey Docks 13.3% 4th +1.0% [Result...]

* In Goose Green the Women's Equality Party took third place; the Greens beat the Conservatives who were fifth.

The election in London Bridge & West Bermondsey has been postponed following the sad death of a candidate.


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  • published this page in News and Views 2018-05-04 08:42:44 +0100