Norfolk County Council elections

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Norfolk County Council in England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes, 84 councillors have been elected from 84 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Party in control[2] Years
Conservative 1973 - 1993
No overall control 1993 - 2001
Conservative 2001 - 2013
No overall control 2013 - Present

Historical composition[edit]

2001




2005



2009



2013


Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1997-2001[edit]

University By-Election 20 November 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 808 43.0 +1.0
Liberal Democrat 796 42.4 +2.5
Conservative 275 14.6 -0.2
Majority 12 0.6
Turnout 1,879 33.3
Labour hold Swing
Lakenham By-Election 6 May 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 803 53.5 +1.2
Liberal Democrat 402 26.8 -2.2
Conservative 296 19.7 +2.5
Majority 401 26.7
Turnout 1,501
Labour hold Swing
Holt By-Election 28 October 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,848 55.4 +14.5
Conservative 1,358 40.7 +0.7
Labour 130 3.9 -15.2
Majority 490 14.7
Turnout 3,336 44.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Northgate By-Election 15 June 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 575 48.4 -8.3
Conservative 558 47.0 +15.5
Liberal Democrat 55 4.6 -7.2
Majority 17 1.4
Turnout 1,188 27.0
Labour hold Swing

2001-2005[edit]

Wymondham By-Election 2 August 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,736 49.2 +13.0
Conservative 1,734 49.1 +9.1
Green 57 1.6 -0.7
Majority 2 0.1
Turnout 3,527 35.7
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Mousehold By-Election 26 September 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 807 51.6 +7.4
Liberal Democrat Paul Kendrick 461 29.5 -3.7
Conservative 132 8.4 -8.2
Independent 82 5.2 +5.2
Green 81 5.2 -0.7
Majority 346 22.1
Turnout 1,563
Labour hold Swing
Downham Market By-Election 16 December 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Shelagh Hutson 1,301 68.3 +13.0
Labour 223 11.7 -20.4
UKIP Michael Stone 191 10.1 +10.1
Liberal Democrat John Nicholas-Letch 190 10.0 +0.2
Majority 1,078 56.6
Turnout 1,905 21.3
Conservative hold Swing

2005-2009[edit]

Town Close By-Election 26 May 2005[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Green Christopher Hull 1,151 36.1 +30.9
Liberal Democrat Moira Toye 958 30.1 -11.7
Labour David Fullman 606 19.0 -14.7
Conservative John Wyatt 470 14.8 -4.5
Majority 193 6.0
Turnout 3,185 41.0
Green gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Humbleyard By-Election 4 May 2006[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Judith Virgo 1,725 47.7 +1.6
Liberal Democrat Jacqueline Sutton 1,474 40.7 +7.4
Green Richard Bearman 239 6.6 +0.7
Labour John Cowan 180 5.0 -9.7
Majority 251 7.0
Turnout 3,618
Conservative hold Swing
Clavering By-Election 3 May 2007[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tony Tomkinson 1,743 46.0 +5.2
Liberal Democrat Bronwen Jenkins 1,347 35.6 -8.1
Green Paul Fitzgerald 378 9.8 +2.2
Labour Jeanette Fowler 324 8.6 +8.6
Majority 396 10.4
Turnout 3,787 45.1
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Aylsham By-Election 22 November 2007[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Harrison 1,696 60.6 +23.2
Conservative Ian Graham 854 30.5 -6.4
Labour Terry Glasspoole 177 6.3 -19.4
UKIP Vandra Ahlstrom 71 2.5 +2.5
Majority 842 30.1
Turnout 2,798 39.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

2009-2013[edit]

Humbleyard By-Election 13 January 2011[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Judith VIRGO 1015 46.6 -5.4
Liberal Democrat Jaqueline SUTTON 438 20.1 -4.5
Labour Marian CHAPMAN 424 19.4 +11.4
Green Janet KITCHENER 170 7.8 -7.7
UKIP Richard COKE 133 6.1 6.1
Majority 577
Turnout 2185 26.0
Conservative hold Swing
Lothingland By-Election 5 May 2011[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Barry Michael Stone 1611 49.0 +3.6
Labour Trevor John Wainwright 1076 32.7 +10.6
Independent John Lawrence Cooper 418 12.7 +12.7
Green Michael Brackenbury 184 5.6 +5.6
Majority 535
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Percentage change is since June 2009

Old Catton By-Election 14 July 2011[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Judy LEGGETT 664 40.6 -8.2
Liberal Democrat Bob FOWKES 414 25.3 +11.8
Labour Co-op Chrissie RUMSBY 377 23.0 +12.2
UKIP Glenn Stuart TINGLE 107 6.5 -9.7
Green Jennifer Ann PARKHOUSE 75 4.6 -6.0
Majority 250
Turnout 25.7
Conservative hold Swing

Percentage change is since June 2009.

Lakenham By-Election 24 November 2011[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Jane WHITAKER 1051 43.0 +16.1
Liberal Democrat David FAIRBAIRN 611 25.0 -6.7
Green Paul Vincent NEALE 492 20.1 +7.4
Conservative Mathew John MORRIS 160 6.5 -6.5
UKIP Stephen Michael EMMENS 133 5.4 -10.3
Majority 440
Turnout
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Clenchwarton and Kings Lynn South By-Election 27 September 2012[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alexandra KAMPOUROPOULOS 824 45.8 +34.1
Conservative Paul FOSTER 424 23.5 -15.7
Liberal Democrat Kathleen Marie SAYER 282 15.7 -13.1
UKIP Michael STONE 271 15.0 +15.0
Majority 400
Turnout 22.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

Percentage change is since June 2009.

2013-2017[edit]

West Thetford By-Election 1 August 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Terry Jermy 1,071 45.2 +9.8
UKIP John Newton 900 38.0 +2.6
Conservative Tristan Ashby 282 11.9 -3.5
Independent Danny Jeffrey 78 3.3 +3.3
Green Sandra Walmsley 40 1.7 -1.1
Majority 171
Turnout 24.64
Labour gain from UKIP Swing

Percentage change is since May 2013.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "The How the council works". Norfolk County Council. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 
  2. ^ "Local Council List - Norfolk". Vote 2001 - Local election 2001. BBC News. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Greens in shock ward by-election win". Local Government Chronicle. 2005-05-27. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 
  4. ^ "Humbleyard by-election result". Norfolk County Council. 2006-05-05. Retrieved 2009-09-08. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Clavering by-election result". Norfolk County Council. 2007-05-04. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 
  6. ^ "Declaration of result of poll". Broadland District Council. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 
  7. ^ "Declaration of result of poll". Norfolk County Council. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Declaration of result of poll". Norfolk County Council. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "Declaration of result of poll". Norfolk County Council. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "Declaration of result of poll". Norfolk County Council. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  11. ^ "Declaration of result of poll". Norfolk County Council. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 

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