Portsmouth City Council elections

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One third of Portsmouth City Council in Hampshire, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election.

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
Labour 1996 - 2000[1]
No overall control 2000 - 2009[1]
Liberal Democrats 2009 - 2014[2]
No overall control 2014 - Present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Drayton & Farlington by-election 1 September 2005[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Wemyss 2,148 50.9 +4.2
Liberal Democrat Patrict Whittle 1,973 46.7 +4.3
English Democrats David Knight 102 2.4 +2.4
Majority 175 4.2
Turnout 4,223 43.0
Conservative hold Swing
Fratton by-election 16 August 2007[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Fuller 1,196 58.6 +2.6
Conservative Gerry Oldfield 496 24.3 +1.3
Labour Simon Payne 144 7.1 -5.4
English Democrats David Knight 131 6.4 -2.1
Green Sean Sanders 56 2.7 +2.7
Independent Mark Austin 17 0.8 +0.8
Majority 700 34.3 +1.3
Turnout 2,040 20.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Nelson by-election 27 September 2007[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sarah Cook 791 35.0 +3.2
Conservative Jim Fleming 682 30.2 +3.3
Liberal Democrat Alex Naylor 548 24.2 -2.9
UKIP Michelle Essery 90 4.0 +4.0
Green Calum Kennedy 78 3.5 -2.9
English Democrats Clive Percy 71 3.1 -4.4
Majority 109 4.8
Turnout 2,260 22.4
Labour hold Swing
Copnor by-election 7 February 2008[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Andy Fraser 1,835 55.8 +38.4
Conservative Jim Fleming 904 27.5 -18.6
Labour Terry O'Brien 349 10.6 -8.2
English Democrats David Knight 117 3.6 -13.6
UKIP Michelle Essery 57 1.7 +1.7
Independent Mark Austin 28 0.9 +0.9
Majority 931 28.3
Turnout 3,290 33.9
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Portsmouth". BBC News Online. 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  2. ^ "Lib Dems claim fourth defection". BBC News Online. 2009-01-27. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  3. ^ "Portsmouth". * BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  4. ^ "Drayton & Farlington Ward By-election - 1 September 2005". Portsmouth City Council. Retrieved 2009-08-31. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Fratton Ward by-election 2007 results". Portsmouth City Council. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  6. ^ "Nelson Ward by-election 2007 results". Portsmouth City Council. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  7. ^ "Copnor Ward by-election 2008 results". Portsmouth City Council. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 

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