Hampshire County Council elections

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Hampshire County Council in England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2005, 78 councillors have been elected from 75 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973 - 1977
Conservative 1977 - 1985
No overall control 1985 - 1989
Conservative 1989 - 1993
No overall control 1993 - 1997
Conservative 1997 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1997-2001[edit]

Catherington By-Election 28 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,674 48.7 +6.0
Conservative 1,628 47.3 +1.8
Labour 138 4.0 -7.8
Majority 46 1.4
Turnout 3,440 22.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Aldershot North By-Election 16 February 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 742 43.2 +5.9
Labour 564 32.8 -2.4
Liberal Democrat 347 20.2 -5.2
Independent 64 3.7 +3.7
Majority 178 10.4
Turnout 1,717 16.5
Conservative hold Swing
Andover North By-Election 16 December 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 741 47.3 +10.9
Liberal Democrat 554 35.4 +5.5
Labour 270 17.3 -12.8
Majority 187 11.9
Turnout 1,565 10.6
Conservative hold Swing
Basingstoke North By-Election 4 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,107 51.1 -3.4
Conservative 617 28.5 +2.6
Liberal Democrat 443 20.4 +1.8
Majority 490 22.6
Turnout 2,167 20.2
Conservative hold Swing
Fleet By-Election 30 November 2000[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Stocks 1,044 63.9 +28.2
Liberal Democrat Helen Alley 373 22.8 +8.0
Labour Peter Cotton 217 13.3 +6.5
Majority 671 41.1
Turnout 1,634 13.8
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

2001-2005[edit]

Rower By-Election 17 January 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,606 68.3 +11.9
Conservative 639 27.2 -6.2
Liberal Democrat 107 4.5 -5.7
Majority 967 41.1
Turnout 2,352 21.7
Labour hold Swing
Basingstoke North West By-Election 6 February 2003[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat John Shaw 1,223 38.6 +11.8
Conservative Harry Robinson 1,126 35.5 +4.2
Labour Julie Johnson 824 26.0 -15.9
Majority 98 3.1
Turnout 3,174 28.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Fawley By-Election 5 February 2004[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Lee Dunsdon 1,796 66.9 +21.0
Conservative Alexis McEvoy 801 29.8 -7.7
Labour Alan Goodfellow 87 3.2 -13.5
Majority 995 37.1
Turnout 2,684 25.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Battins & Bondfield By-Election 2 December 2004[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Ann Buckley 978 56.6 +36.2
Labour 433 25.0 -31.0
Conservative 285 16.5 -7.0
Green 33 1.9 +1.9
Majority 545 31.6
Turnout 1,729 17.2
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

2009-2013[edit]

Headley By-Election 15 September 2011[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ferris Cowper 1,588 64.4
Liberal Democrat Maureen Comber 290 11.8
Labour John Tough 258 10.5
Green Neville Taylor 178 7.2
Justice & Anti-Corruption Party Don Jerrard 146 5.9
Majority 1,298 52.8
Turnout 2,473 18.5
Conservative hold Swing


References[edit]

  1. ^ "County Council Elections". Hampshire County Council. Retrieved 2009-09-05. 
  2. ^ "Local election results: Hampshire". * BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-09-05. 
  3. ^ "By-Election November 2000". Hampshire County Council. Archived from the original on 2007-08-08. Retrieved 2009-09-05. 
  4. ^ "Victory for Lib-Dems". Hampshire Chronicle. 2003-02-10. Retrieved 2009-09-05. 
  5. ^ "Declaration of result of poll". New Forest District Council. Retrieved 2009-09-05. 
  6. ^ "Lib Dems enjoy landslide". guardian.co.uk. 2004-12-03. Retrieved 2009-09-05. 
  7. ^ "2011 By-Election 15/09/2011". Hampshire County Council. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 

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