Herefordshire Council elections

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Herefordshire Council is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
Liberal Democrats 1997–2000
No overall control 2000–2007
Conservative 2007 – present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Weobley By-Election 26 March 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent 333 35.5
Liberal Democrat 284 30.3
Conservative 234 24.9
Labour 62 6.6
Green 25 2.4
Majority 49 5.2
Turnout 938 38.5
Independent gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Holmer By-Election 11 February 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 375 35.6 -22.1
Labour 349 33.2 +12.4
Conservative 220 20.9 +0.6
Independent 108 10.3 +10.3
Majority 26 2.4
Turnout 1,052 19.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Hope End By-Election 20 May 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 736 49.5 +24.0
Liberal Democrat 312 21.0 -5.9
Independent 221 14.9 -9.5
Green 148 10.0 -3.0
Labour 69 4.6 -5.6
Majority 424 28.5
Turnout 1,486
Conservative hold Swing
Three Elms By-Election 18 November 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 517 53.1 +31.5
Liberal Democrat 283 29.1 -29.7
Labour 135 13.7 -5.9
Green 39 4.0 +4.0
Majority 234 24.0
Turnout 974 21.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
St Martin's By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 743 42.5 +8.7
Liberal Democrat 566 32.3 -6.5
Conservative 296 16.9 +4.0
Independent 145 8.3 +8.3
Majority 177 10.2
Turnout 1,750
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
St Nicholas By-Election 22 January 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Fiona Short 936 37.0 -7.6
Conservative John Ward 783 30.9 +9.4
Independent Julie Woodward 524 20.7 -13.2
Labour John Hitchin 288 11.4 +11.4
Majority 153 6.1
Turnout 2,531 52.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Tupsley By-Election 1 December 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Taylor 831 44.0 +8.7
Conservative John Perris 608 32.2 +8.4
Independent Guy Griffiths 274 14.5 -15.4
Labour John Oliver 118 6.3 +6.3
Independent Richard Thomas 56 3.0 +3.0
Majority 223 11.8
Turnout 1,887 27.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Kerne Bridge By-Election 1 June 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Jarvis 482 41.6 +8.2
Liberal Democrat Paul Truman 308 26.6 +26.6
Independent 249 21.5 -45.1
Independent 119 10.3 +10.3
Majority 174 15.0
Turnout 1,158 47.2
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Old Gore By-Election 10 April 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Barry Durkin 422 37.9 -8.1
Independent John Gartside 401 36.0 -1.8
Liberal Democrat Josephine Lane 241 21.7 +5.4
Green Adrian Worgan 49 4.4 +4.4
Majority 21 1.9
Turnout 1,113 46.0
Conservative hold Swing

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