Swindon Council election, 1998

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The 1998 Swindon Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Swindon Unitary Council in Wiltshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Overall turnout in the election was 25%.[2]

Swindon Local Election Result 1998[3][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 +1 61.1 48.0
  Conservative 4 +2 22.2 30.9
  Liberal Democrat 3 0 16.7 19.8
  Independent 0 -3 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 1998-05-09. p. 16. 
  2. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (1998-05-10). "Election of no winners leaves parties guessing". The Sunday Times. p. 8. 
  3. ^ "Local Elections results". The Times. 1998-05-09. p. 46. 
  4. ^ "Local Election Results, 1999". Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 


Preceded by
Swindon Council election, 1996
Swindon local elections Succeeded by
Swindon Council election, 1999