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Local Election Results 2003

West Dorset

Whole council up for election on new ward boundaries. One Liberal Democrat councillor, two Independent councillors and four Conservative councillors were elected unopposed.

DorsetSW = Dorset Stop the War

Other results for West Dorset: 2007 2011 2015
Results for Dorset county council: 2005 2009 2013 2017

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Consolidated results — West Dorset 2003

Party Votes Percent Seats
Conservative 11575 41.1% 25
Liberal Democrat 8238 29.3% 12
Independent 6272 22.3% 11
Labour 1224 4.3% 0
Green Party 739 2.6% 0
Dorset Stop the War 102 0.4% 0

Beaminster (2)

Vera Ivory C unop.
Caroline Payne LD unop.

Bradford Abbas

Eric Garrett Ind 390 66.1%
Stephen Longdon LD 200 33.9%

Bradpole

Ronald Coatsworth C 406 78.5%
Gillian Fifield LD 111 21.5%

Bridport North (2)

Roger Stoodley C 445 31.5%
Christopher Ray LD 393 27.8%
Keith Day C 333
Richard Nicholls Lab 325 23.0%
Karl Wallace LD 305
Jean Shaw Ind 250 17.7%

Bridport South and Bothenhampton (3)

Sandra Brown C 842 29.8%
David Tett Ind 715 25.3%
Gwynedd Pritchard C 599
Charles Wild Lab 556 19.7%
Henry Samuel C 347
Anthony Harrison LD 339 12.0%
Sally Bagnall LD 325
Leon Sea Grn 272 9.6%
David Partridge DorsetSW 102 3.6%

Broadmayne

Alan Thacker Ind unop.

Broadwindsor

Lesley Sewell C 384 58.4%
David Prysor-Jones LD 273 41.6%

Burton Bradstock

Mark Parsons LD 637 67.2%
Mary Pritchard C 311 32.8%

Cam Vale

Stephen Friar LD 456 59.1%
Patricia Sargent C 315 40.9%

Charminster and Cerne Valley (2)

Sarah East C 1012 74.2%
Andrew Horsington C 984
Laura Clarke Ind 352 25.8%

Charmouth

David Newson Ind unop.

Chesil Bank

Thomas Bartlett C 494 61.1%
Ivor Lewis LD 315 38.9%

Chickerell (3)

Ian Gardner LD 578 42.2%
Michael Rogers LD 557
Michael Jolliffe C 533 38.9%
Richard Denton-White LD 461
Margaret Dunseith C 452
Jeffrey Wilson C 392
Derek Smithson Ind 259 18.9%

Chideock and Symondsbury

Gillian Summers C 386 67.5%
Philip Morgan-Smith LD 186 32.5%

Dorchester East (2)

Enid Jones LD 734 59.1%
Timothy Harries LD 620
Richard Thorogood C 508 40.9%
Brian Parkhurst C 503

Dorchester North (2)

Andrew Canning LD 550 38.8%
Alan Beard Ind 481 33.9%
Roland Tarr LD 459
Andrew Parry C 386 27.2%
Jacqueline Bell C 362

Dorchester South (2)

Mary Rennie LD 760 57.1%
Robert Potter LD 639
Roy Martindale C 572 42.9%
Jonathan Halewood C 567

Dorchester West (2)

David Barrett Ind 757 40.5%
David Jones LD 705 37.7%
Thomas Parsley LD 616
Irene Birt C 406 21.7%

Frome Valley

Naomi Penfold C unop.

Halstock

Tony Frost Ind 462 63.3%
Bridget Dearlove LD 268 36.7%

Loders

Mark Roberts C 298 50.1%
Andrew Brown Ind 172 28.9%
Valerie Barnes LD 125 21.0%

Lyme Regis (2)

Owen Lovell Ind 510 53.0%
Kenneth Meech C 452 47.0%
Patrick Hicks Ind 438
Stanley Williams Ind 397

Maiden Newton

Nicholas Patmore Ind 357 51.6%
Peter Gregson C 335 48.4%

Marshwood Vale

Ian Gillespie C 407 50.8%
Howard Thomas LD 394 49.2%

Netherbury

Anthony Alford C 399 62.1%
Royston Pawley LD 244 37.9%

Owermoigne (2)

Teresa Seall C 662 52.5%
Daniel Smy C 626
Robert Russell Ind 600 47.5%

Piddle Valley

Susan Barker C unop.

Puddletown

Thomas Pearce Ind 290 36.4%
Geraldeane Harries C 277 34.8%
Irene Mayo Ind 229 28.8%

Queen Thorne

Robert Gould C unop.

Sherborne East (2)

Terence Farmer C 628 43.7%
Martin Clark C 567
Jenny Greene Grn 467 32.5%
Robert Bygrave Lab 343 23.9%

Sherborne West (2)

Peter Shorland C 731 56.4%
Marjorie Snowden C 660
Robin Legg LD 564 43.6%

Winterborne St Martin

Stephen Slade Ind 448 65.2%
David Rickard LD 239 34.8%

Yetminster

Geoffrey House C 386 69.8%
Shirley Hewson LD 167 30.2%

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