West Oxfordshire local elections

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One third of West Oxfordshire Council in Oxfordshire, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election.

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
Independent 1973 - 1976
No overall control 1976 - 1983
Conservative 1983 - 1984
No overall control 1984 - 1987
Conservative 1987 - 1990
Independent 1990 - 1992
No overall control 1992 - 2000
Conservative 2000 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Milton-under-Wychwood By-Election 20 November 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 299 47.0 +5.7
Liberal Democrat 287 45.1 +9.0
Labour 50 7.9 -14.8
Majority 12 1.9
Turnout 636 40.0
Conservative hold Swing
Carterton South By-Election 30 September 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 341 46.3 -26.7
Liberal Democrat 310 42.1 +15.1
Labour 86 11.7 +11.7
Majority 31 4.2
Turnout 737 24.4
Conservative hold Swing
Witney East By-Election 7 July 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 420 50.5 +1.1
Liberal Democrat 253 30.4 +6.7
Green 109 13.1 -2.1
Labour 49 5.9 -5.9
Majority 167 20.1
Turnout 831 18.8
Conservative hold Swing
Witney Central By-Election 25 January 2007[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Colin Adams 417 53.5 +10.6
Liberal Democrat Brenda Churchill 207 26.6 +8.8
Labour Dave Wesson 87 11.2 -16.5
Green Sandra Simpson 68 8.7 -2.9
Majority 210 26.9
Turnout 779 25.1
Conservative hold Swing
Carterton North East By-Election 21 June 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 427 70.0 +7.9
Independent 133 21.8 -16.1
Labour 50 8.2 +8.2
Majority 294 48.2
Turnout 610 17.8
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Oxfordshire". * BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  2. ^ "Tory takes over missing man's seat". Oxford Mail. 2007-01-26. Retrieved 2009-07-14. 

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