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Election results

Mayor of London and London Assembly

Elections for the Mayor of London and the London Assembly are held every 4 years. The next set of elections will be on Thursday 7 May 2020.

Election results

Local council elections

Elections for seats on Barking and Dagenham council take place every 4 years.

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Local council by-elections

By-elections are held when a sitting council member leaves office during their elected term before the next election.

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April 2012

  • Bremner, Simon, 
The Labour Party candidate. Votes cast = 1113. Elected
  • Dias-Broughton, John Walter
, UK Independence Party. Votes cast = 91
  • Hills, Robert Graham, 
Liberal Democrats. Votes cast = 48
  • Riaz, Mohammed, 
The Conservative Party Candidate. Votes cast = 81
  • Taylor, Bob, 
British National Party. Votes cast = 593

Turnout = 25.57%

July 2010

  • Couling, Louise,
The Labour Party candidate. Votes cast = 881. Elected
  • Ayer, Paul
, Conservative Party. Votes cast = 108
  • Barnbrook, Richard
, British National Party. Votes cast = 642
  • Choudhury, Faruk Ahmed, 
Independent. Votes cast = 11
  • Manning, Nobby
UK Independence Party. Votes cast = 50
  • Northover, Warren, 
Independent. Votes cast = 63
  • Taiwo, Felicia, 
Liberal Democrat Focus Team. Votes cast = 136

Turnout = 25.29%

1 ballot paper was rejected.

June 2005

The by-election was held following the resignation of Councillor Daniel Kelley.

  • Northover, Warren, 
Labour Party. Votes cast = 1227. Elected
  • Naylor, Christine, 
Conservative Party. Votes cast = 167
  • Rustem, Lawrence
, British National Party. Votes cast = 791
  • Smith, Kerry
, UK Independence Party. Votes cast = 216

Turnout was 33.61%

September 2004

The by-election was held following the resignation of Councillor Matthew Huggins.

  • Kelly, Daniel George, 
British National Party. Votes cast = 1072. Elected
  • Jones, Terence James, 
UK Independence Party. Votes cast = 137
  • Naylor, Christine Mary
, Conservative Party. Votes cast = 111
  • Northover, Patricia Anne, 
Labour Party. Votes cast = 602
  • Sheridan, Geoff David
, Green Party. Votes cast = 59
  • Tindling, Frederick, 
Liberal Democrat Party. Votes cast = 85

Turnout was 28.8%

May 1999

The by-election was held following the resignation of councillor Terry Power.

  • Smith, Liam, 
Liberal Democrat Focus Team. Votes cast = 834. Elected
  • Barns, William, 
Labour Party. Votes cast = 646

The total electorate was 5,333 with 1,485 (27.85%) voting.

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The by-election was held following the resignation of Councillor Sarah Baillie.

  • Justice, Terry
, Conservative Party. Votes cast = 842. Elected
  • McIlroy, Dorien, 
Independent. Votes cast = 11
  • Mullane, Margaret
, Labour Party. Votes cast = 691
  • Smith, Kerry, 
UK Independence Party. Votes cast = 142
  • Webb, James, 
British National Party. Votes cast = 564

Turnout was 33.15%

June 2004

The by-election was held following the death of Councillor Robert Jeyes.

  • Smith, Nadine, Labour Party. Votes cast = 965. Elected
  • Justice, Mary Brigid, also known as Maire, Conservative Party. Votes cast =899
  • Matthews, Elaine Constance, Chadwell Heath Residents Association. Votes cast = 468
  • Sheridan, Geoff Green Party. Votes cast = 117

Turnout was 35.5%

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July 2005

The by-election was held following the death of Councillor John Wainwright.

  • Agrawal, Alok Komar, Labour Party. Votes cast = 1171. Elected
  • Bolton, John, UK Independence Party. Votes cast = 125
  • Chytry, Anthony Brian, Conservative Party. Votes cast = 283
  • Luisis, John, British National Party. Votes cast = 378

Turnout was 25.9%

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October 2004

The by-election was held following the resignation of Councillor Darrin Best.

  • Waker, Philip Thomas, Labour Party. Votes cast = 1085. Elected
  • Rustem, Lawrence British National Party. Votes cast = 934
  • Smith, Kerry James Conservative Party. Votes cast = 410

 

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July 2004

The by-election was held following the death of Councillor Vera Cridland.

  • Hemmett, Donald, Labour Party. Votes cast = 761. Elected
  • Cleeland, Laurence (known as Laurie), Green Party. Votes cast = 65
  • Lambart, Angela, Liberal Democrat Party. Votes cast = 148
  • Rustem, Lawrence, British National Party. Votes cast = 576
  • Woodward, George, Conservative Party. Votes cast = 279

Turnout was 27.8%

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December 2003

The by-election was held following the death of Councillor Dan Felton.

  • Challis, Diane Patricia, Liberal Democrat Party. Votes cast = 470. Elected
  • King, Colin, Conservative Party. Votes cast = 381
  • McDermott, James, Labour Party. Votes cast = 466
  • Sheridan, Geoff, Green Party. Votes cast = 111 

A recount was held and the result was the same. 

Turnout was 19.8%

October 1999

The by-election was held following the resignation of Councillor Stephen Churchman.

  • Cooper, Alan, Liberal Democrat Focus Team. Votes cast = 949. Elected
  • Cook, Brian, Conservative Party. Votes cast = 50
  • Miles, David, Labour Party. Votes cast = 342

The total electorate was 4,226 with 1,345 (31.83%) voting.

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April 2003

The double by-election was held following the death of Councillor Laurie Bunn and the resignation of Councillor Sid Summerfield.

  • Little, Robert Charles (known as Bob), Labour Party. Votes cast = 847. Elected
  • Parkin, Raymond Brian (known as Ray), Labour Party. Votes cast = 839. Elected
  • Connelly, Susan Margaret, Conservative Party. Votes cast = 778
  • Koch-Krase, Francis, Green Party. Votes cast = 43
  • Perry, Karen, Liberal Democrat Party. Votes cast = 110
  • Perry, Tony Harry, Liberal Democrat Party. Votes cast = 96
  • Serpico, Melissa, Green Party. Votes cast = 50
  • Smith, Kerry James, Conservative Party. Votes cast = 768

Turnout was 24.3%

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May 2013

The by-election was held following the death of Councillor Nirmal Gill.

  • Ahammad, Syed, The Labour Party candidate. Votes cast = 1,555. Elected
  • Ayer, Paul, The Conservative Party candidate. Votes cast = 284
  • Bedwell, Albert Ernest (Known as Bert Bedwell), UKIP. Votes cast = 466
  • Croft, David Owen Thapelo (Known as Dave Croft), Liberal Democrats. Votes cast = 78
  • De Santis, Giuseppe, British National Party. Votes cast = 37

Turnout was 29.75%

February 2003

The by-election was held following the death of Councillor Sue Bramley.

  • Clark, Anton Craig, Conservative Party. Votes cast = 1186. Elected
  • Bremner, Simon James, Labour Party. Votes cast = 578
  • Lopez-Real, Jonathan Mark, Liberal Democrat Party. Votes cast = 180

Turnout was 26.8%

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September 2001

  • McCarthy Michael A, 
Labour Party candidate. Votes Cast: 443 Elected
  • Justice Terence J, 
The Conservative Party candidate. Votes Cast: 290
  • Lopez-Real Jonathan M.,
Liberal Democrats. Votes Cast: 27
  • Hunwicks Geoffrey A.,
Green Party candidate. Votes Cast: 23

Turnout was 20%

Parliamentary elections

There are two parliamentary seats in the borough: Barking; Dagenham and Rainham.

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National results

Barking results

The turnout was 61.76%

  • Hodge, Margaret Eve, Labour Party = 21,698 vote, elected
  • Langford, Keith R, Conservative Party = 5,802 votes
  • Marsh, Mark J P, Liberal Democrat Party = 3,128 votes
  • Taylor, Colin E, The Referendum Party = 1,283 votes
  • Tolman, Mark, British National Party = 894 votes
  • Mearns, Damien F, Pro Life Alliance = 159 votes 

Dagenham results

The turnout was 62.21%

  • Church, Judith, Labour Party = 23,759 votes, elected
  • Fairrie, James P J, Conservative Party = 6,705 votes
  • Dobrashian, Thomas, Liberal Democrat Party = 2,704 votes
  • Kraft, Steven, The Referendum Party = 1,411 votes
  • Binding, William, British National Party = 900 votes
  • Dawson, Richard H, Independent Member for the Dagenham Constituency = 349 votes
  • Hipperson, Michael B, National Democrat = 183 votes
  • Goble, Kathleen A, Pro Life Alliance = 152 votes 

 

European Parliament elections

Elections for the European Parliament take place every five years. 

The next elections are scheduled to take place on Thursday 23 May 2019: 

Previous elections

The last election took place in May 2014.

Eight Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) were elected for the London region, which covers the whole of Greater London.

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National results

Our 8 London MEPs

Barking and Dagenham results

  • 4 Freedoms Party = 777 votes
  • An Independence From Europe = 595 votes
  • Animal Welfare Party = 309 votes
  • British National Party = 1,151 votes
  • Christian Peoples Alliance = 672 votes
  • Communities United Party = 93 votes
  • Conservative Party = 3,728 votes
  • English Democrats = 248 votes
  • Europeans Party = 263 votes
  • Green Party = 1,335 votes
  • Harmony Party = 35 votes 
  • Labour Party = 22,369 votes
  • Liberal Democrats = 594 votes
  • National Health Action Party = 226
  • National Liberal Party- True Liberalism = 100 votes
  • NO2EU = 90 votes
  • United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) = 12,759 votes 

A Want of an official mark = 0

B Voting for more than one registered party = 226

C Writing or mark by which voter could be identified = 6

D Unmarked = 154 

E Void for uncertainty = 0

Total votes = 45,724

Total verified votes = 45,718

Difference = -6

Turnout = 38.2 %

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Barking and Dagenham results

  • The Labour Party = 11,236 votes
  • British National Party = 6,941 votes
  • United Kingdom Independence Party = 5,285 votes
  • Conservative Party = 4,961 votes
  • Christian Party 'Proclaiming Christ's Lordship' = 1,759 votes
  • Liberal Democrats = 1,645 votes
  • The Green Party = 1,354 votes
  • English Democrats Party = 706 votes
  • No2EU: Yes To Democracy = 451 votes
  • Jan Jananayagam = 386 votes
  • Socialist Labour Party = 386 votes
  • Pro Democracy: Libertas.eu = 120 votes
  • Jury Team = 100 votes
  • The Socialist Party of Great Britain = 99 votes
  • Steven Cheung = 88 votes
  • Sohale Rahman = 66 votes
  • Yes 2 Europe = 53 votes
  • Haroon Saad = 36 votes
  • Gene Alcantara = 29 votes

A Want of an official mark = 0

B Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to = 148

C Writing or mark by which voter could be identified = 6

D Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty = 57

Total votes = 35,912

Total verified ballots = 35,914

Difference = -2

Turnout = 30.91%

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London results

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National results

London results

(Labour) (Conservative) (Conservative) (Labour) (Labour) t (Green) (Liberal Democrat) (Labour) (Conservative) (Conservative)

PartyNumber of votesPercentage of votesNumber of seats wonMEPs elected
Labour399,46635%4Richard Balfe, Robert Evans, Pauline
Green, Claude Moraes
Conservative372,98932.68%4Lord Bethell, John Bowis,  Dr
Charles Tannock, Theresa Villiers
Liberal Democrat133,05811.66%1Baroness Sarah Ludford
Green87,5457.67%1Jean Lambert
UK Independence61,7415.41%  
Socialist Labour19,6321.72%  
British National17,9601.57%  
Liberal16,9511.49%  
Pro-Euro Conservative16,3831.44%  
Architect, Human Rights Peace in Europe,
George Hajifanis
4,8510.43%  
Anti Value Added Tax, Erol Basarik2,5960.23%  
The Humanist2,5860.23%  
The Hemp Coalition, Gordon Webster 2,3580.21%  
Natural Law2,2630.2%  
Weekly Worker8460.07%  
Total votes1,141,225   
Total electorate eligible to vote4,972,495   
Turnout 22.95%