Lincolnshire County Council elections

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Lincolnshire County Council in England is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Since 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973 - 1977
Conservative 1977 - 1993
No overall control 1993 - 1997
Conservative 1997 - 2013
No overall control 2013 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1997-2001[edit]

Boston Rural South By-Election 23 September 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 449 46.8 -19.2
Liberal Democrat 354 36.9 +36.9
Labour 156 16.3 -17.7
Majority 95 9.9
Turnout 959 13.0
Conservative hold Swing
Gainsborough North By-Election 18 November 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 296 46.9 +11.5
Conservative 212 33.6 +7.0
Labour 105 16.6 -18.5
Independent 18 2.9 +2.9
Majority 84 13.3
Turnout 631 13.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

2001-2005[edit]

Lincoln Boultham By-Election 11 July 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 524 45.9 -17.4
Independent 339 29.7 +17.3
Conservative 235 20.6 +0.0
Green 44 3.9 +3.9
Majority 185 16.2
Turnout 1,142 20.6
Labour hold Swing

2005-2009[edit]

Boston Coastal By-Election 6 April 2006[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Bedford 800 57.9 +10.3
UKIP Sue Ransome 217 15.7 -8.8
Labour Paul Kenny 205 14.8 -13.2
Liberal Democrat Albert Tebbs 160 11.6 +11.6
Majority 583 42.2
Turnout 1,382 25.0
Conservative hold Swing
Bourne Castle By-Election 6 July 2006[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charlotte Farquharson 657 44.6 -2.5
Labour Trevor Holmes 435 29.5 +2.6
Liberal Democrat Timothy Fitzgerald 255 17.3 -8.7
UKIP Jamie Corney 127 8.6 +8.6
Majority 222 15.1
Turnout 1,474 23.5
Conservative hold Swing
Heighington and Washingborough By-Election 15 November 2007[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Clive Oxby 877 61.8 +14.5
Labour Darren Hopewell 206 14.5 -26.9
Liberal Democrat Roy Harris 137 9.7 +9.7
BNP Michael Clayton 126 8.9 +8.9
UKIP Steven Pearson 52 3.7 -7.6
Independent Victor Sahunta 21 1.5 +1.5
Majority 671 47.3
Turnout 1,419 26.2
Conservative hold Swing
Louth Wolds By-Election 31 July 2008[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hugo Marfleet 1,013 49.9 +13.5
Independent Daniel Simpson 361 17.8 -0.6
Liberal Democrat Eric Needham 304 15.0 -18.4
BNP Robert West 219 10.8 +10.8
Labour Michael Preen 75 3.7 +3.7
UKIP Barry Gleeson 59 2.9 -9.0
Majority 652 32.1
Turnout 2,031 31.9
Conservative hold Swing
Bourne Abbey By-Election 2 October 2008[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sue Woolley 760 41.4 -12.9
Independent Helen Powell 355 19.3 +19.3
BNP David Owens 239 13.0 +13.0
Labour Roberta Britton 202 11.0 -34.7
Liberal Democrat Peter Morris 198 10.8 +10.8
Green Ashley Baxter 42 2.3 +2.3
UKIP Peter Oldham 41 2.2 +2.2
Majority 405 22.1
Turnout 1,837 21.0
Conservative hold Swing

2009-2013[edit]

Boston North West By-Election 15 October 2009[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrea Jenkyns 597 38.7 +13.2
BNP David Owens 581 37.7 +17.1
Labour Pam Kenny 204 13.2 +1.9
Liberal Democrat Michael Shriden-Shinn 160 10.4 +3.2
Majority 16 1.0
Turnout 1,542 21.3
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lincolnshire". BBC News Online. BBC. 5 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  2. ^ "Lincolnshire". BBC News Online. BBC. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  3. ^ "Boston Coastal electoral division". Boston borough council. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  4. ^ "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). South Kesteven District Council. Retrieved 2009-09-03. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). Lincolnshire County Council. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  6. ^ "Tories win by-election but BNP beat Labour". Louth Leader. 2008-08-01. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  7. ^ "Conservatives win county seat in Bourne by-election.". Spaldingtoday. 2008-10-03. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  8. ^ "BNP narrowly beaten in by-election". Boston Standard. 2009-10-16. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 

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