East Sussex County Council elections

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East Sussex County Council in England is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
Conservative 1973 - 1985
No overall control 1985 - 1989
Conservative 1989 - 1993
No overall control 1993 - 2001
Conservative 2001 - 2013
No overall control 2013 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1989-1993[edit]

Brighton Kingscliff By-Election 17 December 1992
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Radford-Kirby 990 49.0
Labour John Stevens 923 45.7
Liberal Democrat Martin Jones 108 5.3
Majority 67 3.3
Turnout 2,021
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

1993-1997[edit]

Cavendish By-Election 20 June 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,198 58.9
Conservative 530 26.1
Labour 305 15.0
Majority 668 32.8
Turnout 2,033 24.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

1997-2001[edit]

Hollington & Ashdown By-Election 13 November 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 798 53.4 +15.4
Conservative 358 24.0 -4.3
Liberal Democrat 337 22.6 -11.1
Majority 440 29.4
Turnout 1,493 15.5
Labour hold Swing
Broomgrove & Ore By-Election 7 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 885 59.5 +15.7
Liberal Democrat 343 23.1 -6.9
Conservative 259 17.4 -5.5
Majority 542 36.4
Turnout 1,487
Labour hold Swing
Hellingly By-Election 6 May 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,786 54.8 +12.5
Conservative 1,476 45.2 +2.1
Majority 310 9.6
Turnout 3,262
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Peacehaven By-Election 21 October 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,027 43.9 +5.4
Labour 773 33.0 +1.2
Liberal Democrat 542 23.1 -6.5
Majority 254 10.9
Turnout 2,342 22.7
Conservative hold Swing

2001-2005[edit]

Bexhill East By-Election 9 September 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Martin Kenward 1,117 61.6 +19.6
Liberal Democrat 695 38.4 +14.7
Majority 422 23.2
Turnout 1,812 23.7
Conservative hold Swing

2005-2009[edit]

Pevensey & Westham By-Election 29 September 2005[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Radford-Kirby 1,293 70.0 +20.1
Liberal Democrat Cynthia Dewick 406 22.0 -10.6
Labour Robert Walker 147 8.0 -9.5
Majority 887 48.0
Turnout 1,846 25.7
Conservative hold Swing +15.4%
Bexhill King Offa By-Election 12 June 2008[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Ensor 2,825 62.3 +23.1
Liberal Democrat John Kemp 1,191 26.3 -4.3
Labour Timothy Macpherson 518 11.4 -18.8
Majority 1,634 36.0
Turnout 4,534 25.0
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local election results: East Sussex". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  2. ^ "Pevensey & Westham Electoral Division". Wealden District Council. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  3. ^ "Declaration of Result of Poll 12 June 2008". Rother District Council. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 

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