Bexley local elections

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Bexley Council in London, England is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
Labour 1964 - 1968
Conservative 1968 - 1971
Labour 1971 - 1974
Conservative 1974 - 1994
No overall control 1994 - 1998
Conservative 1998 - 2002
Labour 2002 - 2006
Conservative 2006 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1994-1998[edit]

Northumberland Heath By-Election 20 April 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mary Lucas 1,853 63.2
Conservative Joyce Dianne 547 18.7
Liberal Democrat Peter Wayne 468 16.0
Independent Ian Gray 63 2.1
Majority 1,306 44.5
Turnout 2,931 38.4
Labour hold Swing
Thamesmead East By-Election 7 December 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christopher Ball 825 67.1
Liberal Democrat Jeremy Cotton 253 20.6
Conservative Juliet F. Mankerty 151 12.3
Majority 572 46.5
Turnout 1,229 13.4
Labour hold Swing
Erith By-Election 5 December 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elizabeth M.A. French 1,087 64.5
Conservative Carol Wilkinson 340 20.2
Independent Derek J. Holden 157 9.3
Liberal Democrat Mary Cooke 102 6.0
Majority 747 44.3
Turnout 1,686 20.6
Labour hold Swing
Sidcup East By-Election 13 March 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Flint 1,326 40.7
Labour Sean M. Reed 1,288 39.5
Liberal Democrat Christopher W. Eady 333 10.2
Independent Jean M. Gee 296 9.0
Natural Law Robert T. Stephens 14 0.4
Majority 38 1.2
Turnout 3,257 37.8
Conservative hold Swing

1998-2002[edit]

Blendon & Penhill, 25 June 1998, was not a by-election, but a postponed election from May 1998 due to the death of a nominated candidate.


North End By-Election 6 July 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Deadman 772 44.4 -20.5
BNP Colin Smith 456 26.2 +26.2
Conservative Philip N. Chant 413 23.7 -1.9
Liberal Democrat Christopher W. Eady 99 5.7 -3.8
Majority 316 18.2
Turnout 1,740 19.3
Labour hold Swing
Belvedere By-Election 28 September 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Daniel Francis 1,033 55.0 +3.1
Conservative Philip Brooks 672 35.8 +2.8
Liberal Democrat Anthony A. Pickett 174 9.3 +0.0
Majority 361 19.2
Turnout 1,879 20.1
Labour hold Swing

2002-2006[edit]

There were no by-elections in Bexley between 2002 and 2006.

2006-2010[edit]

Christchurch By-Election 3 July 2008[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Spencer 1,192 47.8 -16.1
Liberal Democrat Oliver Brooks 459 18.4 +3.5
BNP Michael Barnbrook 431 17.3 +17.3
Labour Ursula Ayliffe 411 16.5 -4.8
Majority 733 29.4
Turnout 2,493 29.6
Conservative hold Swing
East Wickham By-Election 22 January 2009[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steven Frederick Hall 798 26.8 -5.2
BNP Michael Barnbrook 790 26.5 +12.4
Labour Patricia Rose Ball 700 23.5 +1.5
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Grace Goodlad 564 18.9 +2.9
English Democrats Laurence Williams 128 4.3 -4.9
Majority 8
Turnout 2,890 36.9 +1.7
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bexley". BBC Online. Retrieved 2008-07-12. 
  2. ^ "Election Results 3 July 2008". Bexley Council. Archived from the original on 2008-07-11. Retrieved 2008-07-12. 
  3. ^ http://www.bexley.gov.uk/service/elections/eastwickhamward/index.html Bexley Council press release. "East Wickham Ward By-Election Results," (January 22nd, 2009).

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