Chichester East (electoral division)

Chichester East (electoral division)

Coordinates: 50°49′24″N 0°43′55″W / 50.82329°N 0.73196°W / 50.82329; -0.73196

Chichester East
Chichester East
Shown within West Sussex
District: Chichester
UK Parliament Constituency: Chichester
Ceremonial county: West Sussex
EU Constituency: South East England
Electorate (2009): 9528
County Councillor
Andrew Smith (LD)

Chichester East is an electoral division of West Sussex in the United Kingdom, and returns one member to sit on West Sussex County Council.



The division covers the eastern part of the town of Chichester; and the villages of Colworth, Merston, North Mundham, Oving, Runcton, South Mundham and Tangmere.

It comprises the following Chichester District wards: Chichester East Ward, North Mundham Ward and Tangmere Ward; and of the following civil parishes: the eastern part of Chichester, North Mundham, Oving and Tangmere.

Latest election result

The latest election in the division took place on 4 June 2009:

Chichester East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Andrew Smith 1,717 52.3 +11.5
Conservative Norman Dingemans 1,168 35.6 +2.7
BNP Ray Fallick 203 6.2 +6.2
Labour June Leonard 196 6.0 -13.5
Majority 549 16.7 +8.8
Turnout 3,284 34.5 -24.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Previous election results

Results of the election held on 5 May 2005:

Chichester East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Mr A R H Smith 2,191 40.8
Conservative Mr S I King 1,765 32.9
Labour Mr B Earnshaw-Mansell 1,047 19.5
UKIP Mr A S Preater-Cole 368 6.9
Majority 426 7.9
Turnout 5,371 59.2


Election Results - West Sussex County Council

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