Warrington Borough Council elections

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One third of Warrington Borough Council in England is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Since the last boundary changes in 2004, 57 councillors have been elected from 22 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
Labour 1997–2006
No overall control 2006–2011
Labour 2011 – present

Current councillor party composition as of May 2014:[2]

Party Councillors
Liberal Democrat 11
Labour 43
Conservative 3

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Rixton and Woolston By-Election 7 January 1999[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edmund Coop 762 59.2 +0.2
Conservative Alan Freeman 381 29.6 +1.0
Liberal Democrat George Hill 145 11.3 -1.2
Majority 381 29.6
Turnout 1,288 16.8
Labour hold Swing
Poulton North By-Election 18 September 2003[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 698 51.6 +28.2
Labour 498 37.0 -18.9
Conservative 151 11.2 -9.6
Majority 200 14.6
Turnout 1,347 19.9
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Poulton North By-Election 7 September 2006[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Sharon Wilson 1,358 64.2 +19.8
Labour Kevin Bennett 505 23.9 -13.4
Conservative Francine Leslie 209 9.9 -8.4
Green Michael Jackson 43 2.0 +2.0
Majority 853 40.3
Turnout 2,115 27.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Your councillors". Warrington Borough Council. Retrieved 3 September 2009. 
  2. ^ England council elections
  3. ^ "Warrington". * BBC Online. Retrieved 4 November 2008. 
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  9. ^ "Warrington". * BBC Online. Retrieved 4 November 2008. 
  10. ^ "Labour candidate wins by-election". Warrington Guardian. 18 January 1999. Retrieved 3 September 2009. 
  11. ^ "September 2003 By-election (Poulton North)". Warrington Borough Council. Retrieved 3 September 2009. [dead link]
  12. ^ "Declaration of result of poll". Warrington Borough Council. Retrieved 3 September 2009. 

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