Swindon Council election, 1999

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The 1999 Swindon Council election took place on 6 May 1999 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 25.6%.[3]

Swindon Local Election Result 1999[4][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 14 -1 77.8 47.6 -0.4%
  Liberal Democrat 4 +1 22.2 23.8 +4.0%
  Conservative 0 0 0 27.4 -3.5%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swindon". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  2. ^ "Britain votes: Local Council Election Results". The Independent. 1999-05-07. p. 12. 
  3. ^ a b "Local Election Results, 1999". Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  4. ^ "How the nations voted". The Times. 1999-05-08. p. 48. 


Preceded by
Swindon Council election, 1998
Swindon local elections Succeeded by
Swindon Council election, 2000