Maidstone Borough Council election, 1998

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The 1998 Maidstone Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Maidstone Borough Council in Kent, England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Overall turnout in the election was 27.35%.[2]

Maidstone Local Election Result 1998[3][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 8 -4 44.4 43.6
  Labour 4 +2 22.2 30.7
  Conservative 4 +2 22.2 23.8
  Independent 2 0 11.1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 9 May 1998. p. 16. 
  2. ^ "Election of Maidstone Borough Councillors - Thursday 2 May 2002". Maidstone Borough Council. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Local Elections results". The Times. 9 May 1998. p. 46. 
  4. ^ "Local Election Results, 1999". Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends. Retrieved 2011-03-03. 


Preceded by
Maidstone Council election, 1996
Maidstone local elections Succeeded by
Maidstone Council election, 1999