Cheshire East Council elections

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Cheshire East Unitary Council in England is elected every four years. The council is made up of 81 councillors who are elected from 27 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since the first election to the council in 2008 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Conservative 2008 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Knutsford By-Election 9 October 2008[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Steve Wilkinson 1,679 59.7 +2.1
Liberal Democrat Caroline Aldhouse 817 29.0 +5.0
Labour Laurie Burton 318 11.3 -7.2
Majority 862 30.7
Turnout 2,814 28.0
Conservative hold Swing
Cholmondeley By-Election 19 November 2009[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Wilfred Davies 1,764 77.6 +6.6
Liberal Democrat Bryan Halson 508 22.4 +4.9
Majority 1,256 55.2
Turnout 2,272 19.6
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council and Democracy". Cheshire East Council. Retrieved 2009-11-20. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Cheshire East". BBC News Online. 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2009-11-20. 
  3. ^ "Knutsford By-Election Win for Pickmere Man". Cheshire East Council. 2008-10-10. Retrieved 2009-11-20. [dead link]
  4. ^ "headline headline headline". Crewe Chronicle. 2009-11-20. Retrieved 2009-11-20. 

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