Preston Council Election, 2007 - Garrison

Garrison

Centred on the army barracks at Fulwood, this is a three-member ward created by the last round of boundary reviews. It is set in a heavily small "c" conservative part of Preston with a number of schools and small employment centres.

Preston City Council Elections: Garrison ward 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christine Thomas 1,114 58.5 -4.4
Liberal Democrat Marie Milne 455 23.9 +5.4
Labour William Burke 336 17.6 -0.9
Majority 659
Rejected ballots 7 {{{change}}}
Turnout 1,912 36.1
Conservative hold Swing

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