Dorset County Council elections

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Dorset County council in England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2005, 45 councillors have been elected from 42 electoral divisions.[1]

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
Conservative 1973 - 1993
No overall control 1993 - 2001
Conservative 2001 -

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Ferndown By-Election 6 May 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,611 65.7 +10.1
Liberal Democrat 625 25.5 -9.9
Labour 216 8.8 -0.2
Majority 986 40.2
Turnout 2,452 37.3
Conservative hold Swing
Corfe Mullen By-Election 10 June 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,899 60.7 -2.5
Conservative 1,232 39.3 +2.5
Majority 667 21.4
Turnout 3,131 39.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dorset county councillors". dorsetforyou.com. Retrieved 7 September 2011. 

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