Local Election Results 2012
Friday, 4 May 2012
Calder Ward covering Hebden Bridge
Janet Battye - Liberal Democrat - 1599 votes
Gail Lund - Conservative - 477 votes
Susan Press - Labour - 1454 votes
Kate Sweeny - Green - 541 votes
Luddendenfoot ward covering Mytholmroyd
Christine Bampton Smith - Liberal Democrat - 948 votes
Gillian Smith-Moorhouse - Conservative - 823 votes
Simon Young - Labour - 1263 votes
Ian Cooper - Conservative - 583 votes
Olwen Jennings - Liberal Democrat - 874 votes
David Jones - BNP - 257 votes
John Nesbitt - Green - 246 votes
Steve Sweeney - Labour - 1072 votes
Calderdale remains 'no overall controll'. Labour have gained 7 seats and became the largest party with 20 seats, Conservatives 17 seats, Liberal Democrats 12 seats, others 2 seats.
Calderdale Council has 51 seats and one third were contested yesterday.
For most of the past thirty years, no one party has been able to control Calderdale Council. The exceptions were 1990-1992 and 1996-1998 when it was Labour and 2000-2002 when it was Conservative.
Local Elections 2012 - 4 women to contest seat
Wednesday, 4 April 2012
On 3 May, one Calderdale Council seat is being contested in Hebden Bridge, which is in the Calder Ward.
All 4 candidates are women.
Janet Battye - Liberal Democrat
Gail Lund - Conservative
Susan Press - Labour
Kate Sweeny - Green
Our neighbouring ward is Luddenden Foot and this covers Mytholmroyd. Three candidates are contesting the seat.
Christine Bampton Smith - Liberal Democrat
Gillian Smith-Moorhouse - Conservative
Simon Young - Labour