Oxfordshire County Council elections

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Oxfordshire County Council is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Conservative 1973 - 1985

No overall control 1985 - 2005

Conservative 2005 - 2013

No overall control 2013 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1997-2001[edit]

Wolvercote By-Election 7 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,085 47.4 +4.9
Conservative 582 25.4 +0.4
Labour 352 15.4 -5.7
Green 270 11.8 +0.4
Majority 503 22.0
Turnout 2,289
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Temple Cowley By-Election 28 October 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 537 42.5 -9.0
Labour 520 41.1 +5.8
Conservative 124 9.8 +1.3
Green 83 6.6 +1.9
Majority 17 1.4
Turnout 1,264 22.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
West By-Election 28 October 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 630 40.0 -0.7
Liberal Democrat 597 37.9 +8.1
Green 198 12.6 -7.6
Conservative 127 8.1 -1.2
Independent 22 1.4 +1.4
Majority 33 2.1
Turnout 1,574 26.0
Labour hold Swing
Banbury Ruscote By-Election 16 December 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 348 48.0 +27.0
Labour 314 43.9 -20.1
Liberal Democrat 58 8.1 -6.9
Majority 29 4.1
Turnout 715 12.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Sonning Common By-Election 16 December 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 731 47.0 +19.8
Conservative 651 41.9 -10.3
Labour 172 11.1 -4.1
Majority 80 5.1
Turnout 1,554 26.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

2001-2005[edit]

Wolvercote By-Election 2 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,063 40.4 +9.7
Green 769 29.2 -5.2
Conservative 530 20.1 +0.0
Labour 271 10.3 -3.7
Majority 294 11.2
Turnout 2,633 47.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Green Swing
Deddington By-Election 3 October 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,172 59.6 +7.8
Liberal Democrat 588 30.0 -7.0
Labour 205 10.4 +10.4
Majority 584 29.6
Turnout 1,965 25.2
Conservative hold Swing
Wolvercote By-Election 27 November 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 732 39.6 +8.9
Green 693 37.5 +3.1
Conservative 327 17.7 -3.1
Labour 95 5.1 -8.9
Majority 39 2.1
Turnout 1,847 31.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Dorchester By-Election 19 February 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,070
Labour 152
Green 87
Majority
Turnout 29.0
Conservative hold Swing
Henley South By-Election 19 February 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 920 54.9 -5.1
Resident 405 24.2 +24.2
Liberal Democrat 118 7.0 -19.7
Independent 103 6.1 +6.1
Green 66 3.9 -3.5
Labour 63 3.8 -2.1
Majority 515 30.7
Turnout 1,675 26.0
Conservative hold Swing
Hanborough By-Election 10 June 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Colin James 1,657 52.9 +19.0
Conservative Ian Hudspeth 1,476 47.1 +1.1
Majority 181 5.8
Turnout 3,133 53.2
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

2005-2009[edit]

Banbury Grimsbury & Castle By-Election 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Carole Bonner 880 51.5 +14.4
Labour Royston Mold 488 28.6 -6.3
Liberal Democrat Choudry Anjum 340 19.9 -2.2
Majority 392 22.9
Turnout 1,708 24.6
Conservative hold Swing
Eynsham By-Election 4 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Mathew 1,652 53.0 +17.9
Liberal Democrat Stuart Brooks 1,034 33.2 -11.1
Green Xanthe Bevis 254 8.2 +1.2
Labour Richard Kelsall 176 5.6 -8.0
Majority 618 19.8
Turnout 3,116 43.9
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Carterton South West By-Election 21 June 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Handley 934 67.5 +15.8
Liberal Democrat Peter Madden 348 25.1 -2.1
Labour David Wesson 102 7.4 -10.6
Majority 586 42.4
Turnout 1,384
Conservative hold Swing
Grove and Wantage By-Election 13 February 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Jenny Hannaby 1,901 46.7 +11.1
Conservative Bill Melotti 1,786 43.9 +11.0
Labour Jean Nunn-Price 382 9.4 -14.3
Majority 115 2.8
Turnout 4,069
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Wallingford By-Election 13 March 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Lynda Atkins 867 65.6 +65.6
Conservative Patricia Dawe 386 29.2 -4.6
Labour Charles Gill 69 5.2 -8.2
Majority 481 36.4
Turnout 1,322 19.7
Independent gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Kidlington and Yarnton By-Election 1 May 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Gibbard 2,921 52.2 +13.7
Liberal Democrat Suzanne Wilson-Higgins 1,681 30.0 -1.4
Labour Chris Robins 675 12.1 -11.0
Green Janet Warren 321 5.7 -1.3
Majority 1,240 22.2
Turnout 5,598 39.5
Conservative hold Swing

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