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Follow Bristol’s election results as they happen with expert commentary, analysis and graphics.
Here’s how it works: The Blogger’s scientifically calculated predictions by ward are listed below. Wards in bold are listed as ‘ones to watch’. As the results come in The Blogger will print RESULT next to the ward.
Comment, analysis and state-of-the-art explanatory graphics by ward will also be added as the night progresses.
Result: Ashley – Lib Dem Hold 12.10pm
Greens come second with 34%, that’s 1127 votes. But Lib Dem Shirley holds on with 1237 votes. Very, very close. It’s Southville or nothing for the Greens then.
RESULT: Bedminster – Lab Hold
No surprises here either…
RESULT: Bishopworth – Tory Hold 12.08pm
Tory leader Richard Eddy and his golly are back with ease.
RESULT: Brislington East – One to watch! Lab ward. Tory challenge 11.45pm
Labour hold on by 85 votes from the Tories. Seems to be a drop in support for the Tories here.
RESULT: Brislington West – Lib Dem Hold or a big Tory night!
It’s not a big night for the Tories I’m afraid.
RESULT: Cabot – Lib Dem Hold
Completely as expected. Expect planning permission to build on Castle park in the autumn.
RESULT: Clifton – Lib Dem Hold
Lib Dem leader Janke’s back with 50% of the vote. No surprise.
RESULT: Clifton East – Lib Dem Hold 12.14pm
Former Lib Dem now Tory Roy Tallis fails to pull off a shocker by just 41 votes. Phew that was nearly exciting.
RESULT Cotham – Lib Dem Hold
Lib Dems hold both seats
RESULT: Easton – Lab Gain 12.16am
Yeeeessssssss. Vile dribbling Kiely is gone!!! Social services strikes again!!! Labour win by 80 votes. Respect poll a, er, respectable 621 votes
RESULT: Eastville – Lib Dem Hold 11.58pm
Easy Lib Dem hold with increased vote on last election.
RESULT: Filwood – Lab Gain (from Lib Dems) 11.35pm
As predicted Labour landslide with 67% of the vote!!! Tories beat Lib Dems into 3rd place. It’s a total Lib Dem disaster.
RESULT: Frome Vale – Tory Hold 11.46pm
Tories take it with 46% of the vote. Labour get 30%. BNP get 399 votes (12%) mainly from Labour supporters. They’ll be pleased.
RESULT: Hartcliffe – Labour Hold 11.55pm
No Labour meltdown in Bristol I’m afraid. They’ve increased their share of the vote from last year from 44% – 50%.
RESULT: Hengrove – Lib Dem Hold
Jos Clark averts disaster for the Lib Dems by just 30 votes
RESULT: Hillfields – Lab Hold
Easy Lab hold
RESULT: Knowle – Lib Dem Hold 11.40pm
Pretty much the same result as last year. Nothing to see here.
Lawrence Hill – Lib Dem Hold
Sue O’Donnell by 81 votes. Hopefully the Labour Party will now give the Bush Rat the boot.
RESULT: St George East Labour Hold
Labour Hold but with a reduced majority. BNP take 20% of the vote…
RESULT: St George West – Lab Hold
Labour only just hold off the Tories by 41 votes.
Southville – Lab Hold 12.45pm
“Daddy’s Boy” Beynon holds the seat for Labour by 6 votes. Bastard.
RESULT: Stockwood – Tory hold 11.30pm
No real surprises. Jay Jethwa takes 50% of the vote with 1476 votes. Greens come second with 599 votes ahead of Labour 0n 568 votes. Could be story of the night – Tories and Greens.
RESULT: Whitchurch Park – Labour Hold 11.52pm
Labour leader hangs on with ease (44%) against Lib Dem (28%). BNP take 13% of the vote (427 votes) mainly from Lib Dems! Shaping up to be a bad night for the Lib Dems.
RESULT: Windmill Hill – Lib Dem Hold
Easy hold for Lib Dems