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Central Ward — Watford

Note:— Local by-elections may be missing. If the result for a particular year does not appear on this page, click on the link to see all results for Watford council in that year.

This ward was abolished or subjected to boundary changes in 2016.

7th May 2015 [Lab gain from LD]

Michael Haley Lab 1248 33.5%
Collette Blake LD 1036 27.8%
Amrish Patel C 806 21.6%
Renie Price UKIP 355 9.5%
Jeni Grewcock Grn 253 6.8%
Mark O'Connor TUSC 32 0.9%

22nd May 2014

Stephen Bolton LD 813 39.5%
Avril Haley Lab 698 33.9%
Joanne Norwood C 252 12.3%
Renie Price UKIP 243 11.8%
Mark O'Connor TUSC 50 2.4%

15th November 2012 [Resignation of Chris Leslie]

Lizz Ayre LD 716 45.9%
Avril Haley Lab 550 35.3%
Binita Mehta C 151 9.7%
Su Murray Grn 83 5.3%
Renie Price UKIP 59 3.8%

3rd May 2012

Rabi Martins LD 816 47.6%
Fred Grindrod Lab 532 31.0%
Carole Bamford C 186 10.8%
Su Murray Grn 106 6.2%
Renie Price UKIP 76 4.4%

5th May 2011

Helen Lynch LD 901 42.1%
Fred Grindrod Lab 772 36.1%
Carole Bamford C 277 13.0%
Dorothy Nixon Grn 118 5.5%
Renie Price UKIP 70 3.3%

14th October 2010 [Resignation of Sheila Smillie]

Helen Lynch LD 696 44.1%
Fred Grindrod Lab 622 39.4%
Youseffe Fahmy C 158 10.0%
Dorothy Nixon Grn 79 5.0%
Dan Channing UKIP 24 1.5%

6th May 2010

Christopher Leslie LD 1211 36.8%
Ian Lowery Lab 1140 34.6%
Richard Bamford C 731 22.2%
Caryn Argun Grn 212 6.4%

1st May 2008

Rabindranath Martins LD 620 43.1%
Joanna Grindrod Lab 323 22.4%
Claire Pitkin Grn 278 19.3%
Richard Bamford C 219 15.2%

3rd May 2007

Sheila Smillie LD 639 46.5%
Ian Lowery Lab 382 27.8%
Geoffrey Ogden C 198 14.4%
Anna Rackett Grn 156 11.3%

4th May 2006

Christopher Leslie LD 677 41.5%
Ian Lowery Lab 429 26.3%
Geoffrey Ogden C 265 16.2%
John Dowdle Grn 261 16.0%

10th June 2004

Rabi Martins LD 820 50.1%
Nnagbogu Akubue Lab 323 19.7%
Geoffrey Greenstreet C 293 17.9%
Ruth Atkin Grn 200 12.2%

1st May 2003

Sheila Smillie LD 818 54.5%
John Dowdle Lab 389 25.9%
Paul Jenkins C 180 12.0%
Faye Cullen Grn 72 4.8%
Peter Martindale SocAll 42 2.8%

2nd May 2002

Christopher Leslie LD 853 49.1%
John Dowdle Lab 616 35.4%
Shirley Hugill C 176 10.1%
Christine Stockwel Grn 93 5.4%

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