Kirklees local elections

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Kirklees is a metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England. One third of the Kirklees Council is elected each election year. Every fourth year there is no election.

Political Control[edit]

Labour 1973 - 1975

No overall control 1975 - 1976

Conservative 1976 - 1979

No overall control 1979 - 1980

Labour 1980 - 1986

No overall control 1986 - 1990

Labour 1990 - 1994

No overall control 1994 - 1995

Labour 1995 - 1999

No overall control 1999–present

Council Elections[edit]

By-election Results[edit]

Batley West By-Election 26 September 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,558 48.9
Liberal Democrat 1,179 37.0
Conservative 375 11.7
Green 73 2.3
Majority 377 11.9
Turnout 3,185
Labour hold Swing
Colne Valley West By-Election 23 January 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 2,077 50.6
Labour 1,418 34.5
Conservative 486 11.8
Green 124 3.0
Majority 659 16.1
Turnout 4,105 38.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Heckmondwike By-Election 27 November 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,219 55.5 +1.7
Conservative 710 32.3 -3.5
Liberal Democrat 268 12.2 +6.2
Majority 509 23.2
Turnout 2,197 16.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Paddock By-Election 24 February 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,236 43.8 +31.3
Labour 1,039 36.8 -16.6
Conservative 456 16.2 -9.2
Socialist Labour 90 3.2 +0.3
Majority 197 7.0
Turnout 2,821 25.1
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Golcar By-Election 9 November 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,174 43.4 -13.1
Labour 976 36.0 +13.3
Conservative 518 19.1 +3.4
Socialist 40 1.5 +1.5
Majority 198 7.4
Turnout 2,708 21.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Mirfield By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 3,176 41.2 -14.6
Labour 2,892 37.5 +3.8
Liberal Democrat 1,651 21.4 +13.6
Majority 284 3.7
Turnout 7,719
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Heckmondwike By-Election 14 August 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BNP David Exley 1,607 27.7 +27.7
Liberal Democrat Tabasum Aslam 1,493 25.8 +3.9
Independent Tim Crowther 1,147 19.8 +19.8
Labour Florence Smith 982 16.9 -22.9
Conservative Roger Roberts 490 8.5 -22.9
Green Heidi Smithson 76 1.3 -5.6
Majority 114 1.9
Turnout 5,795 43.8
BNP gain from Labour Swing
Greenhead By-Election 27 July 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barbara Jones 2,904 63.5 +6.5
Liberal Democrat John O'Reilly 814 17.8 -0.7
Conservative Paul Murphy 287 6.3 -4.1
Green Paul Cooney 240 5.3 -2.1
Respect David Ellis 178 3.9 +3.9
BNP Barry Fowler 148 3.2 -3.5
Majority 2,090 45.7
Turnout 4,571 35.1
Labour hold Swing
Dalton By-Election 10 July 2008[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter McBride 1,394 40.5 +10.0
Liberal Democrat Alison Munro 1,155 33.5 -0.8
Conservative Martin Leonard 605 17.5 -1.9
BNP Jonathan Wright 157 4.5 -6.3
Green David Hargreaves 103 3.0 -2.0
Independent Colin Walder 34 1.0 +1.0
Majority 242 7.0
Turnout 3,451 27.5
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Results for the 10 Jul 2008 District Council Dalton By-election". Kirkless Council. Retrieved 2008-07-20. 

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