Calderdale local elections

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One third of Calderdale Council in West Yorkshire, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election.[1]

Political control[edit]

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Todmorden ward, 1997[edit]

Todmorden By-Election 1 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 2,577 44.5 +19.7
Labour 1,990 34.4 -22.2
Conservative 1,025 17.7 +2.3
Green 192 3.3 +3.3
Majority 587 10.1
Turnout 5,784 74.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

Todmorden ward, 1998[edit]

Todmorden By-Election 29 January 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,428 63.8 +19.3
Labour 571 25.5 -8.9
Conservative 238 10.6 -7.1
Majority 857 38.3
Turnout 2,237 28.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

Elland ward, 1999[edit]

Elland By-Election 28 October 1999 [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Patricia Allen 864 59.5 -3.3
Labour George Richardson 391 26.9 +2.5
Conservative Michael Clarke 198 13.6 +0.8
Majority 473 32.6
Turnout 1,453 18.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Calder Valley ward, 2002[edit]

Calder Valley By-Election 5 December 2002 [3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Janet Battye 883 45.8 +7.3
Labour Michael Towl 448 23.2 -6.7
Conservative Craig Whittaker 364 18.9 +1.2
Green Jamie Johnson 235 12.2 -1.7
Majority 435 22.6
Turnout 1,930 22.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Mixenden ward, 2003[edit]

Mixenden By-Election 23 January 2003 [5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP Adrian Marsden 679 29.2 +29.2
Liberal Democrat Stephen Pearson 651 28.0 +16.6
Labour Michael Higgins 641 27.5 -16.7
Conservative Stephen Baines 214 9.2 -12.2
Independent Redmond Mellett 142 6.1 -16.8
Majority 28 1.2
Turnout 2,327 37.0
BNP gain from Labour Swing

Rastrick ward, 2003[edit]

Rastrick By-Election 6 February 2003 [7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Paul Rogan 722 44.4 +0.4
Labour George Richardson 492 30.3 -1.1
Liberal Democrat John Durkin 411 25.3 +17.6
Majority 230 14.1
Turnout 1,625 20.6
Conservative hold Swing

Mixenden ward, 2003[edit]

Mixenden By-Election 16 October 2003 [9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Pearson 1,210 47.6 +8.2
BNP Heath Clegg 801 31.5 +3.5
Labour Daniel Coll 474 18.7 -8.5
Independent Sean Loftus 56 2.2 +2.2
Majority 409 16.1
Turnout 2,541 40.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Illingworth and Mixenden ward, 2007[edit]

Illingworth and Mixenden By-Election 22 February 2007 [11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Judith Mary Gannon 1,104 38.29
BNP Thomas Bates 1,034 35.86
Conservative John Cecil David Hardy 525 18.21
Liberal Democrat Michael Murray Elder 150 5.20
Independent Sean Vincent Loftus 68 2.35
Majority 70 2.42
Turnout 2,883 31.66
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ Calderdale Local election results. calderdale.gov.uk.
  2. ^ Elland Bye Election, 1999. calderdale.gov.uk.
  3. ^ Calder Valley By-Election, 2002. calderdale.gov.uk.
  4. ^ Seat held by Lib-Dems. The Halifax Evening Courier.
  5. ^ Mixenden By-Election, 2003. calderdale.gov.uk.
  6. ^ BNP wins seat at Mixenden. The Halifax Evening Courier.
  7. ^ Rastrick By-Election, 2003. calderdale.gov.uk.
  8. ^ Tory candidate eases to victory. The Halifax Evening Courier.
  9. ^ Mixenden By-Election, 2003. calderdale.gov.uk.
  10. ^ Liberal Democrats halt BNP bandwagon. The Halifax Evening Courier.
  11. ^ Illingworth and Mixenden Ward By-Election, 2007. calderdale.gov.uk.
  12. ^ Tom's seat stays with Labour. The Halifax Evening Courier.

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