Adur District Council elections

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Half of Adur District Council in West Sussex, England is elected every two years. Until 2003, the council was elected by thirds. Since the last boundary changes in 2004, 29 councillors have been elected from 14 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since the foundation of the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973 - 1979
Conservative 1979 - 1980
SDP-Liberal Alliance 1980 - 1988
Liberal Democrats 1988 - 1999
No overall control 1999 - 2002
Conservative 2002–present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1997-2001[edit]

Cokeham By-Election 1 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 967 37.5 -2.4
Labour 821 31.8 -14.9
Conservative 790 30.6 +17.2
Majority 146 5.7
Turnout 2,578
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Southwick Green By-Election 1 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,066 38.3 -20.5
Conservative 1,062 38.2 +15.5
Labour 652 23.5 +4.9
Majority 4 0.1
Turnout 2,780
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Widewater By-Election 1 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,192 39.3 +7.6
Liberal Democrat 924 30.5 -7.2
Labour 916 30.2 -0.4
Majority 268 8.8
Turnout 3,032
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Peverel By-Election 2 July 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 425 35.6 -4.5
Liberal Democrat 423 35.4 -10.1
Labour 346 29.0 +14.7
Majority 2 0.2
Turnout 1,194
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Widewater By-Election 24 June 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 738 50.3 +10.4
Labour 589 40.2 -4.7
Liberal Democrat 139 9.5 -5.7
Majority 149 10.1
Turnout 1,466 34.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

2001-2005[edit]

Manor By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Angela Mills 886 41.9 +3.1
Liberal Democrat Shirely Rance 802 38.0 -10.9
Labour Ronald Horne 425 21.1 -7.8
Majority 84 3.9
Turnout 2,113 64.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Peverel By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew McGregor 761 40.0 -1.5
Liberal Democrat Barrie Marler 617 32.4 +2.7
Labour Jeanette White 525 27.6 -1.2
Majority 144 7.6
Turnout 1,903 60.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Southwick Green By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Iris Hayward 895 38.9 -0.6
Liberal Democrat Anthony Stuart 720 31.3 -1.3
Labour Teana Ashley 686 29.8 +2.0
Majority 175 7.6
Turnout 2,301 61.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Churchill By-Election 20 February 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sara Hall 368 50.5 -5.9
Liberal Democrat Roy Gibson 213 29.2 +29.2
Labour Ann Bridges 148 20.3 -12.4
Majority 155 21.3
Turnout 729 18.8
Conservative hold Swing

2005-2009[edit]

Marine By-Election 5 May 2005[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Keith Fayers-Morrisey 1,190 62.3
Liberal Democrat Doris Martin 404 21.2
Labour Daniel Yates 316 16.5
Majority 786 41.1
Turnout 1,910 64.0
Independent hold Swing
Hillside By-Election 14 September 2006[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Angus Dunn 445 59.1 -0.2
Liberal Democrat Clive Connor 184 24.4 +2.7
Labour Barry Thompson 124 16.5 -2.5
Majority 261 34.7
Turnout 753 22.0
Conservative hold Swing

2009-2013[edit]

Cokeham By-Election, 18 October 2011[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nicholas Pigott 288 39.6 -15.6
Labour Barry Mear 282 38.8 +13.6
UKIP David Bamber 91 12.5 +12.5
Green Jennie Tindall 35 4.8 +4.8
Liberal Democrat Cyril Cannings 31 4.3 -15.3
Majority 6 0.8 -29.2
Turnout 730 21.4 -9.6
Conservative hold Swing -14.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Your councillors". Adur District Council. Retrieved 2009-10-21. 
  2. ^ "Adur". BBC News Online. 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2009-10-21. 
  3. ^ "Adur". * BBC News Online. Retrieved 2008-05-03. 
  4. ^ "Marine ward by-election". Adur District Council. Retrieved 26 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Welsh council victory for Labour". guardian.co.uk. 2006-09-15. Retrieved 2009-10-21. 
  6. ^ "Declaration of Result: Cokeham Ward By Election". Adur District Council. 18 October 2011. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 

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