Borough Council Election Results 2019

Here are the results for the wards relevant to the SLRA area:


Goat Lees ward


Goat Lees ward is a new ward, partially replacing the former Boughton Aluph & Eastwell borough ward. It includes a small part of the SLRA area (5 properties in Faversham Road).

The councillor elected is Winston Michael (Ashford Independent), with a majority of 519. He secured 82.8% of the votes. The turnout was 37.98%.

Full results are as follows:








In 2015, Winston Michael (Ashford Ind) won Boughton Aluph & Eastwell with a majority of 430 and 56.6% of the votes; turnout was 65.5%.
In 2011, Winston Michael (Ashford Ind) won Boughton Aluph & Eastwell with a majority of 34 and 38.9% of the votes; turnout was 43.9%.
In 2007, Rita Hawes won Boughton Aluph & Eastwell for the Liberal Democrats with a majority of 309 and 69.5% of the votes; turnout was 39.8%.
In 2003, Rita Hawes won Boughton Aluph & Eastwell for the Liberal Democrats with a majority of 236 and 71.6% of the votes; turnout was 29.9%.

Downs West ward

Downs West ward now includes 99% of the SLRA area (all except 5 properties in Faversham Road).

The councillor elected is Larry Krause (Con), who retained his seat with a majority of 265. He secured 62.4% of the votes. The turnout was 37.4%.

Full results are as follows:











In 2015, Larry Krause won Downs West for the Conservatives with a majority of 462 and 67.4% of the votes; turnout was 67.8%.
In 2011, David Robey won Downs West for the Conservatives with a majority of 176 and 49.0% of the votes; turnout was 49.7%.
In 2007, Neil Wallace won Downs West for the Conservatives with a majority of 318 and 67.0% of the votes; turnout was 37.9%.
In 2003, Neil Wallace won Downs West for the Conservatives with a majority of 170 and 56.9% of the votes; turnout was 38.2%.


To see results for all wards in Ashford Borough, click here.

The full 2003 - 2015 results are also available here.



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Candidate
Party
Votes
Share (%)

Larry Krause

Conservative

485

62.4

Geoffrey Meaden

The Green Party

220

28.3

Noyo Rai

Labour

   72
 

9.3

Candidate
Party
Votes
Share (%)

Winston Michael

Ashford Independent

586

82.8
James Ransley

Conservative

  67
  9.5
Jane Carling

Labour

  55
  

7.8