Derbyshire County Council elections

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Derbyshire County Council in England is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Since 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
Labour 1973 - 1977
Conservative 1977 - 1981
Labour 1981 - 2009
Conservative 2009 - 2012
No Overall Control 2012 - 2013
Labour 2013 -

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1993-1997[edit]

Somercotes By-Election 5 September 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Smith 1,300 58.5
Conservative 620 27.9
Liberal Democrat 301 13.6
Majority 680 30.6
Turnout 2,221 25.0
Labour hold Swing

1997-2001[edit]

Newhall By-Election 13 November 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 966 71.7 +6.5
Conservative 229 17.0 -4.1
Liberal Democrat 153 11.4 -2.3
Majority 737 54.7
Turnout 1,348 13.4
Labour hold Swing
Melbourne By-Election 13 April 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,789 49.1 +2.8
Labour 1,611 44.0 +3.0
Liberal Democrat 251 6.9 -5.9
Majority 187 5.1
Turnout 3,651 28.7
Conservative hold Swing

2001-2005[edit]

Dronfield North By-Election 27 September 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 943 44.1 -0.1
Liberal Democrat 710 33.2 +12.3
Conservative 487 22.8 -12.0
Majority 233 10.9
Turnout 2,140 23.0
Labour hold Swing
West Hallam By-Election 29 April 2004[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carol Hart 1,443 56.8 +12.3
Liberal Democrat Janet Mallet 571 22.5 +5.7
Labour 525 20.7 -18.1
Majority 872 34.3
Turnout 2,539 30.3
Conservative hold Swing

2005-2009[edit]

Eckington By-Election 3 July 2008[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Steve Pickering 824 35.9 -15.3
Conservative Carolyn Renwick 658 28.6 +11.0
Independent James Jesson 300 13.1 +4.1
BNP Lewis Allesbrook 253 11.0 +11.0
Independent David Walpole 150 6.5 -1.7
Liberal Democrat Frank Higgins 113 4.9 -9.1
Majority 166 7.3
Turnout 2,298 26.6
Labour hold Swing

2009-2013[edit]

Kirk Hallam By-Election 16 July 2009[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Booth 1,261 49.9 -15.9
Conservative Kevin Miller 783 31.0 -3.3
BNP Mark Bailey 327 12.9 +12.9
Liberal Democrat Richard Pyle 158 6.2 +6.2
Majority 478 18.9
Turnout 2,529 29.2
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Derbyshire". BBC News Online. 19 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 
  2. ^ "Local election results: Derbyshire". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 
  3. ^ "Lib Dems bounce back in byelections". London: guardian.co.uk. 2004-04-30. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 
  4. ^ "Derbyshire elections 2009". Derbyshire County Council. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 
  5. ^ "2009 results by division". Derbyshire County Council. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 

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