East Riding of Yorkshire local elections

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East Riding of Yorkshire Council, England is fully elected every four years. The council consists of 67 councillors are elected from 26 wards with each ward electing one or more councillors.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since 1995 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1995–2007
Conservative 2007–present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1995–1999[edit]

Pocklington Provincial By-Election 10 October 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent 945 28.9
Conservative 901 27.5
Liberal Democrat 768 23.5
Labour 657 20.1
Majority 44 1.4
Turnout 3,271
Independent hold Swing
Howden By-Election 17 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 672 46.3 +40.9
Conservative 525 36.1 +10.0
Independent 157 10.8 -25.3
Labour 99 6.8 -25.6
Majority 147 10.2
Turnout 1,453 43.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Boothferry West By-Election 9 October 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,036 48.0 +39.4
Labour 617 28.6 -24.0
Independent Labour 315 14.6 -14.5
Conservative 175 8.1 -1.3
Independent 15 0.7 +0.7
Majority 419 19.4
Turnout 2,158 32.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Dale By-Election 16 July 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 2,085 47.5 +9.6
Liberal Democrat 2,081 47.4 -5.2
Labour 227 5.1 -4.4
Majority 4 0.1
Turnout 4,393 42.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

1999–2003[edit]

Howden By-Election 27 July 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Jon Neal 853 60.2 -3.9
Conservative 450 31.8 +7.9
UKIP 114 8.0 +8.0
Majority 403 28.4
Turnout 1,417 41.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Goole By-Election 6 September 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,542 61.4 +24.4
Labour 670 26.7 -12.9
Conservative 172 6.9 -5.6
Independent 118 4.7 +4.7
Independent 8 0.3 +0.3
Majority 872 34.7
Turnout 2,510 31.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Beverley Rural By-Election 18 July 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,515 46.5 -7.1
Liberal Democrat 1,318 40.4 +14.3
Labour 426 13.1 +0.0
Majority 197 6.1
Turnout 3,259 33.1
Conservative hold Swing

2003–2007[edit]

Hessle By-Election 19 June 2003 (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 2,108
Liberal Democrat 2,043
Liberal Democrat 2,029
Conservative 472
Conservative 472
Conservative 452
Labour 343
Labour 318
Labour 298
UKIP 255
Turnout 8,535 26.5
Howden By-Election 8 December 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Preston 644 48.7 +6.3
Liberal Democrat Ingrid Ridley 621 47.0 -6.5
Labour John Frost 57 4.3 +0.2
Majority 23 1.7
Turnout 1,322 36.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

2011–2014[edit]

South East Holderness By-Election 3 May 2012[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevan Hough 1,187 37.3
Labour Jed Lee 1,011 31.8
Independent John Windas 971 30.5
Majority 176 5.5
Turnout 3,182 26.9
Conservative hold Swing


Howdenshire By-Election 2 May 2013[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Victoria Aitken 1,573
UKIP Clive Waddington 1,260
Labour Mike Whitley 563
Liberal Democrat Alan Luckraf 212
Majority 313
Turnout 3,608 30.0
Conservative hold Swing
Mid Holderness By-Election 2 May 2013[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Holtby 1,353
UKIP Gary Shores 1,269
Labour Co-op George McManus 852
Majority 84
Turnout 3,474 30.7
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Political Structures". East Riding of Yorkshire Council. Archived from the original on 1 February 2011. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "East Riding of Yorkshire". BBC News Online. BBC. 10 May 2011. Retrieved 18 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Declaration of result of Poll for South East Holderness Ward" (PDF). East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "East Riding by-elections: Conservatives hold two seats". BBC News. BBC. 3 May 2013. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 

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