Sutton local elections

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Sutton London Borough Council in London, England is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Since 1964 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
Conservative 1964 - 1986
No overall control 1986 - 1990
Liberal Democrats 1990 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1994-1998[edit]

Sutton West By-Election 21 November 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 894 60.6
Conservative 315 21.4
Labour 266 18.0
Monster Raving Loony 18 1.2
Majority 579 39.2
Turnout 1,493 34.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
St. Helier North By-Election 13 February 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 1,058 60.5
Liberal Democrat 512 29.3
Conservative 130 7.4
Independent St Hellier Party 40 2.3
Monster Raving Loony 10 0.6
Majority 546 31.2
Turnout 1,750 28.8
Labour hold Swing
St. Helier South By-Election 21 August 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 538 57.1 +4.8
Liberal Democrat 335 35.5 -4.4
Conservative 57 6.0 -1.8
Monster Raving Loony 13 1.4 +1.4
Majority 203 21.6
Turnout 943 24.2
Labour hold Swing

1998-2002[edit]

Cheam South By-Election 23 September 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 962 69.1 +3.6
Liberal Democrat 248 17.8 -10.2
Independent 84 6.0 +6.0
Labour 76 5.5 -1.0
Independent 23 1.7 +1.7
Majority 714 51.3
Turnout 1,393 30.6
Conservative hold Swing
Beddington South By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 1,380 39.8 -13.0
Conservative 1,081 31.1 +10.5
Labour 1,009 29.1 +3.5
Majority 299 8.7
Turnout 3,470 56.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

2002-2006[edit]

Carshalton Central By-Election 21 November 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 996 45.2 -7.0
Conservative 837 38.0 +6.6
Labour 268 12.2 +3.1
Green 103 4.7 -2.7
Majority 159 7.2
Turnout 2,204 29.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

2006-2010[edit]

Cheam By-Election 28 February 2008[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jonathan Pritchard 1,541 45.8 -12.0
Liberal Democrat Wendy Mathys 1,454 43.3 +3.9
UKIP Francis Day 260 7.7 +7.7
Labour Kathleen Allen 106 3.2 +0.5
Majority 87 2.5
Turnout 3,361 44.0
Conservative hold Swing
Nonsuch By-Election 2 July 2009[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Gerry Jerome 1,665 50.6 +4.0
Conservative Georg Braun 1,329 40.4 -7.2
BNP Peter North 211 6.4 +6.4
Labour Marcus Papadopoulus 88 2.7 -3.3
Majority 336 10.2
Turnout 3,293 41.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "East Dorset". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  2. ^ "Sutton". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 
  3. ^ "Election and other news". Sutton Council. Retrieved 2009-09-07. 
  4. ^ "Lib Dems take Nonsuch Sutton Council seat". Sutton Guardian. 2009-07-03. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 

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