Rugby Borough Council elections

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One third of Rugby Borough Council is elected each year, followed by one year without election.

Political control[edit]

Party or group in control Years
No overall control 1973 - 1976
Conservative 1976 - 1979
No overall control 1979 - 1987
Conservative 1987 - 1990
No overall control 1990 - 2007
Conservative 2007 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Overslade By-Election 28 September 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 419 41.1 +2.8
Labour 387 38.0 -8.5
Liberal Democrat 213 20.9 +5.7
Majority 32 3.1
Turnout 1,019 22.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Benn By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,277 64.0 +0.0
Conservative 387 19.4 -4.1
Liberal Democrat 330 16.5 +3.9
Majority 890 44.6
Turnout 1,994 57.2
Labour hold Swing
Hillmorton By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,050 37.4 +10.1
Liberal Democrat 790 28.1 +7.8
Conservative 620 22.1 +1.4
Independent 350 12.5 -19.1
Majority 260 9.3
Turnout 2,810 67.2
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Paddox By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,256 44.7 -11.1
Labour 792 28.2 +13.1
Conservative 760 27.1 -2.0
Majority 464 16.5
Turnout 2,808 71.7
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Lawford By-Election 23 October 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 260 60.9 -10.3
Independent 167 39.1 +39.1
Majority 93 21.8
Turnout 427 19.4
Labour hold Swing
Paddox By-Election 12 October 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Noreen New 471 48.4 -20.5
Conservative Dave Cranham 344 35.3 +14.3
Labour Benjamin Ferrett 159 16.3 +6.2
Majority 127 13.1 -34.8
Turnout 974 34 -7.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

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