Staffordshire local elections

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Staffordshire Council is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Labour 1973 - 1977

Conservative 1977 - 1981

Labour 1981 - 2009

Conservative 2009-

Council elections[edit]

Staffordshire Council election, 2001

Staffordshire Council election, 2005

Staffordshire Council election, 2009

By-election results[edit]

1993-1997[edit]

Codsall By-Election 8 August 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,262 55.7
Liberal Democrat 504 22.2
Labour 500 22.1
Majority 758 33.5
Turnout 2,266 22.7
Conservative hold Swing

1997-2001[edit]

Burntwood Chase By-Election 18 November 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 574 56.9 -4.9
Conservative 246 24.4 +24.4
Liberal Democrat 188 18.7 -4.2
Majority 328 32.5
Turnout 1,008 10.7
Labour hold Swing
Stafford Southgate By-Election 30 March 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,832 60.8 +17.4
Labour 763 25.3 -15.7
Liberal Democrat 420 13.9 -1.8
Majority 1,069 35.5
Turnout 3,015 26.8
Conservative hold Swing

2001-2005[edit]

Gnossal By-Election 7 February 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,273 49.4 +21.0
Conservative 1,134 44.0 +2.8
Labour 172 6.7 -18.7
Majority 139 5.4
Turnout 2,579 24.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
The Heaths By-Election 21 March 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 701 45.8 -7.1
Conservative 626 40.9 +7.1
Liberal Democrat 202 13.2 -0.1
Majority 75 4.9
Turnout 1,529 11.0
Labour hold Swing
Lichfield Rural East By-Election 2 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,377 41.9 +20.2
Conservative 1,202 36.6 -11.0
Labour 709 21.6 -9.1
Majority 175 5.3
Turnout 3,288
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
The Hayes By-Election 27 March 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janos Toth 624 36.7 -11.0
Liberal Democrat P Ansell 558 33.0 +14.5
Conservative P Freeman 507 30.0 -3.9
Majority 66 3.7
Turnout 1,689 13.3
Labour hold Swing

2005-2009[edit]

Kinver By-Election 23 June 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian Edwards 2,403 62.5 +2.0
Liberal Democrat Robert Simmons 1,051 27.3 +7.1
Labour Kevin McElduff 388 10.1 -9.4
Majority 1,352 35.2
Turnout 3,842
Conservative hold Swing
Cheadle & Checkley By-Election 13 July 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Maryon 791 47.6 -2.9
Ratepayer Peter Elkin 560 33.7 +33.7
Liberal Democrat Philip Silk 311 18.7 +1.8
Majority 231 13.9
Turnout 962 14.8
Conservative hold Swing
Keele and Westlands By-Election 12 July 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Tagg 1,067 43.8 -1.5
Liberal Democrat Marion Reddish 1,005 39.5 +6.6
Labour David Beardmore 268 10.5 -13.9
UKIP Wayne Harling 204 8.0 +4.7
Majority 62 2.4
Turnout 2,544 20.4
Conservative hold Swing
Newcastle Rural By-Election 1 May 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Frank Chapman 1,994 50.7 +4.2
Liberal Democrat David Becket 820 20.9 -1.4
Labour 588 15.0 -10.9
UKIP David Howell 529 13.5 +8.2
Majority 1,174 29.8
Turnout 3,931
Conservative hold Swing

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