Kingston upon Thames local elections

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Kingston upon Thames Council is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
Conservative 1964 - 1986
No overall control 1986 - 1994
Liberal Democrat 1994 - 1998
No overall control 1998 - 2002
Liberal Democrat 2002 - 2014
Conservative 2014 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Norbiton Park By-Election 28 November 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,020 48.2
Conservative 776 36.6
Labour 320 15.1
Majority 244 11.6
Turnout 2,116 48.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Hook By-Election 6 February 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,034 52.4
Conservative 516 26.1
Labour 400 20.3
Socialist Labour 25 1.3
Majority 518 26.3
Turnout 1,975 52.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Cambridge By-Election 28 October 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,429 62.0 +17.2
Conservative 661 28.7 -10.4
Labour 200 8.7 -7.5
Socialist Labour 16 0.7 +0.7
Majority 768 33.3
Turnout 2,306 39.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Grove By-Election 11 November 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Rachel O'Connor 948 52.0 -5.6
Conservative Terence Bowers 513 28.2 +0.7
Labour Amanda Fitzgerald 213 11.7 +5.4
Green Terry James 105 5.8 -0.8
English Democrats Caroline Ford 26 1.4 +1.4
Socialist Labour Richard Cutler 17 0.9 +0.9
Majority 435 23.8
Turnout 1,822 29.5 -6.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Canbury By-Election 20 October 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Ryder-Mills 1,053 50.6 +8.6
Conservative Geoffrey Austin 668 32.0 +7.3
Labour Christopher Priest 301 14.5 -8.2
English Democrats Caroline Ford 38 1.8 +1.8
Socialist Labour Richard Cutler 21 1.0 +1.0
Majority 385 18.6
Turnout 2,081 29.3 -14.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Surbiton Hill By-Election 15 September 2011[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat John Ayles 997 39.7 -2.6
Conservative Nick Kilby 895 35.6 -0.9
Labour Katie Hill 349 13.9 +2.7
Christian Peoples Paul Pickhaver 171 6.8 +4.7
Green Chris Walker 81 3.22 -4.7
Independent James Riding 21 0.8 +0.8
Majority 102 2.1
Turnout 2516 31.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -0.9
Grove Ward by-election, 5 July 2012[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Rebekah Moll 710 34.48 -14.89
Conservative Adrian Charles Amer 687 33.37 +2.35
Labour Laurie South 440 21.37 +8.75
Green Ryan Daniel Coley 123 5.97 +0.91
UKIP Michael Gerard Watson 56 2.72
BNP David Douglas Herbert Child 23 1.12
Christian Peoples Jonathan Michael Rudd 20 0.97
Majority 23
Turnout 2059 25.69

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Surbiton Hill By-Election". The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.kingston.gov.uk/information/your_council/elections/grove_ward_by-election.htm

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