Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council elections

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One third of Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council in Tyne and Wear, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election.

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
Labour 1973–present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Wickham South By-Election 17 September 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,598 83.6 +13.0
Labour 314 16.4 -7.0
Majority 1,284 67.2
Turnout 1,912
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Bede By-Election 29 March 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 780 63.9 -6.4
Liberal Democrat 440 36.1 +19.2
Majority 340 27.8
Turnout 1,220 21.3
Labour hold Swing
Chowdene By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Wood 2,649 68.8 +4.5
Conservative Raymnond Swadling 604 15.7 -4.8
Liberal Democrat Glynis Goodwill 599 15.6 +0.3
Majority 2,045 53.1
Turnout 3,852 56.4 +28.0
Labour hold Swing
Felling By-Election 1 December 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul McNally 848 69.2 +6.3
Liberal Democrat David Lucas 208 17.0 +0.2
BNP Keith McFarlane 96 7.8 -2.3
Conservative Steve Wraith 74 6.0 -4.3
Majority 640 52.1
Turnout 1,226 20.3
Labour hold Swing
Dunston & Teams By-Election 28 September 2006[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pauline Dillon 694 54.9 +0.7
Liberal Democrat Michael Ruddy 269 21.3 +3.6
BNP Andrew Swaddle 226 17.9 +4.6
Conservative Paul Sterling 76 6.0 -3.0
Majority 425 33.6
Turnout 1,265 21.1
Labour hold Swing
Dunston and Teams By-Election 5 July 2007[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gary Haley 793 62.1 +7.7
Liberal Democrat 285 22.3 +1.6
BNP 131 10.3 -4.3
Conservative 69 5.4 -5.0
Majority 508 39.8
Turnout 1,278 20.3
Labour hold Swing
Wickham South and Sunniside By-Election 31 July 2008[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat John McClurey 1,612 72.5 +4.4
Labour Elaine Dobson 394 17.7 +4.2
Conservative John Robertson 217 9.8 -8.6
Majority 1,218 54.8
Turnout 2,223 32.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Chopwell and Rowlands Gill By-Election 14 May 2009[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lynne Caffrey 1,221 53.2 -3.9
Liberal Democrat Raymond Callender 898 39.1 +12.5
Conservative Bill Thorkildsen 177 7.7 -8.6
Majority 323 14.1
Turnout 2,296 32.1
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gateshead council". BBC Online. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  2. ^ "Labour retain seat". Evening Chronicle. 2006-10-02. p. 6. 
  3. ^ "Dunston and Teams By-Election July 2007". Gateshead Council. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  4. ^ "Whickham South and Sunniside By-Election Results July 2008". Gateshead Council. 2008-08-01. Retrieved 2008-08-03. 
  5. ^ "Chopwell and Rowlands Gill By-Election - Statement of Persons Nominated". Gateshead Council. Retrieved 2009-05-16. 

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