Bradford local elections

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One third of the City of Bradford Council is elected each year, followed by one year without election.

Political control[edit]

Conservative 1973 - 1980

Labour 1980 - 1982

No overall control 1982 - 1986

Labour 1986 - 1988

No overall control 1988 - 1990

Labour 1990 - 2000

No overall control 2000 - present

Council elections[edit]

Bradford Council election, 1998

Bradford Council election, 1999

Bradford Council election, 2000

Bradford Council election, 2002

Bradford Council election, 2003

Bradford Council election, 2004

Bradford Council election, 2006

Bradford Council election, 2007

Bradford Council election, 2008

Bradford Council election, 2010

Bradford Council election, 2011

Bradford Council election, 2012

By-election results[edit]

Heaton By-Election 26 September 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 2,041 50.4
Labour 1,808 44.6
Liberal Democrat 202 5.0
Majority 233 5.8
Turnout 4,051 34.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Shipley West By-Election 9 October 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,263 36.8 -6.7
Conservative 1,222 35.6 -0.6
Green 667 19.4 +8.0
Liberal Democrat 284 8.3 -0.6
Majority 41 1.2
Turnout 3,436
Labour hold Swing
Baildon By-Election 20 November 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,614 52.3 -1.0
Conservative 1,077 34.9 -0.7
Labour 372 12.1 +1.0
Independent 22 0.7 +0.7
Majority 537 17.4
Turnout 3,085 24.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Little Horton By-Election 18 March 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,227 60.2 +18.5
Conservative 538 26.4 -14.2
Liberal Democrat 272 13.4 +4.3
Majority 689 33.8
Turnout 2,037 17.0
Labour hold Swing
Bowling By-Election 22 March 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tony Niland 1,014 44.0 -8.4
Conservative Zameer Shah 777 33.7 +5.4
Liberal Democrat Rupert Oliver 473 20.5 +8.6
Majority 237 10.3
Turnout 2,264 18.6
Labour hold Swing
Queensbury By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 3,217 45.5 +16.0
Conservative 2,744 38.8 -15.8
Liberal Democrat 892 12.6 -4.6
Independent 203 2.9 -2.0
Asian 13 0.2 +0.2
Majority 473 6.7
Turnout 7,069 53.3
Labour hold Swing
Bingley Rural By-Election 6 December 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Juliette Kinsey 1,576 65.2 -0.7
Labour James Newton 642 26.6 +4.7
Liberal Democrat James Stewart 150 6.2 -2.4
Green John Love 50 2.1 -1.9
Majority 934 38.6
Turnout 2,418 20.0
Conservative hold Swing
Great Horton By-Election 16 October 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Liz Devlin 926 36.9 -0.9
Conservative Richard Milczanowski 764 30.4 +8.3
Liberal Democrat Paul Michell 692 27.6 +10.5
Green Derek Curtis 129 5.1 -1.5
Majority 162 6.5
Turnout 2,511 23.4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Craven By-Election 16 March 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Naylor 1,304 57.0 +13.4
Labour Steven Carter 669 29.2 +10.7
Liberal Democrat Frances McAulay 315 13.8 -3.7
Majority 635 27.8
Turnout 2,288 18.7
Conservative hold Swing
Keighley West By-Election 23 March 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Angela Sinfield 1,819 47.0 +22.2
BNP Ian Dawson 1,216 31.4 +2.3
Conservative Lionel Lockley 627 16.2 -3.8
Liberal Democrat Victoria Salmons 208 5.4 -4.8
Majority 603 15.6
Turnout 3,870 35.1
Labour gain from BNP Swing
Bingley Ward By-Election, 4 December 2008[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Allan Pennington 1,949
Labour Andrew David Mawson 689
Liberal Democrat Jean Taylor 332
Green Arthur Albert John Arnold 175
Democratic Nationalists Jim Lewthwaite 61
UKIP Jason Paul Smith 49
Majority 1,260
Turnout 3,262 24.99
Worth Valley Ward By-Election 25 November 2010[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Russell Brown 1,020
Labour Mark Bernard Curtis 697
Green Robert Edward Swindells 235
Liberal Democrat Sharon Catherine Purvis 180
Majority 323
Turnout 2,139 19.46
Great Horton By-Election 24 November 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Abdul Jabar 1,993 58.6 -1.1
Conservative Mehrban Hussain 705 20.7 -5.0
Liberal Democrat Mary Slingsby 337 9.9 -3.3
UKIP Jason Paul Smith 294 8.6 (+8.6)
Green Celia Ruth Hickson 73 2.1 (+2.1)
Majority 1,288 37.9 +3.9
Turnout 3,402 27.1 -8.5
Labour hold Swing 3.9

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