Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council elections

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Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council in Berkshire, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2003, 57 councillors have been elected from 23 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since 1997 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1997–2003
Liberal Democrats 2003–2007
Conservative 2007 – present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1997–2000[edit]

Trinity By-Election 18 September 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 682 51.6 -1.5
Conservative 502 38.0 +5.0
Labour 103 7.8 -3.1
Independent 25 1.9 +1.9
Independent 10 0.8 +0.8
Majority 180 13.6
Turnout 1,322 30.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Oldfield By-Election 21 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 737 46.7 +1.8
Labour 539 34.2 -0.6
Liberal Democrat 301 19.1 -1.2
Majority 198 12.5
Turnout 1,577 26.4
Conservative hold Swing
Park By-Election 4 June 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 887 52.3 -4.6
Conservative 724 42.6 +7.7
Labour 88 5.2 -3.1
Majority 163 9.7
Turnout 1,699 34.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Eton West By-Election 26 November 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 507 51.5 +15.3
Conservative 347 35.3 -1.2
Liberal Democrat 95 9.7 -18.2
Independent 35 3.6 +3.6
Majority 160 16.2
Turnout 984 50.8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Sunninghill By-Election 25 March 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 821 51.2 -4.8
Liberal Democrat 783 48.8 +18.3
Majority 38 2.4
Turnout 1,604 27.5
Conservative hold Swing

2000–2010[edit]

Sunninghill By-Election 6 December 2001[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Hilton 752 51.1 -7.0
Liberal Democrat Enid Cross 660 44.8 +2.9
Labour Kevin Cochrane 60 4.1 +4.1
Majority 92 6.3
Turnout 1,472
Conservative hold Swing
Clewer North By-Election 3 October 2002[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Eileen Penfold 599 69.9 +9.9
Labour Andrew Foakes 258 30.1 +10.7
Majority 341 39.8
Turnout 857 18.1
Independent hold Swing
Clewer North By-Election 31 October 2003[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent John Penfold 544 42.2 +16.5
Conservative Peter Smith 325 25.2 +13.0
Liberal Democrat Helen Salmon 298 23.1 +15.8
Labour Andrew Foakes 121 9.4 +2.4
Majority 219 17.0
Turnout 1,288 22.5
Independent hold Swing
Horton and Wraysbury By-Election 16 June 2005[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Colin Rayner 595 54.4 +16.9
Independent Ewan Larcombe 499 45.6 -11.9
Majority 96 8.8
Turnout 1,094
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Eton Wick By-Election 22 September 2005[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Stephen Smith 405 48.9 +11.8
Labour Marie Wilson 250 30.1 -32.8
Independent Peter Lawless 115 13.9 +13.9
Liberal Democrat Moray Barclay 59 7.1 +7.1
Majority 155 18.8
Turnout 829 49.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Sunninghill & South Ascot By-Election 6 April 2006[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Story 1,039 60.5 +12.2
Liberal Democrat Enid Cross 679 39.5 +2.6
Majority 360 21.0
Turnout 1,718 38.0
Conservative hold Swing
Datchet By-Election 4 October 2007[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary Muir 799 63.8 -8.6
Liberal Democrat Tim O'Flynn 352 28.1 +12.0
Independent Ewan Larcombe 102 8.1 +8.1
Majority 447 35.7
Turnout 1,253 35.8
Conservative hold Swing

2011–2020[edit]

Park By-Election 6 January 2011[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Natahsha Lavender 637 64.4 +2.2
Liberal Democrat Richard Fagence 156 15.8 -18.0
Labour Laura Binnie 149 15.1 +11.0
Independent Derek Prime 47 4.8 +4.8
Majority 481 48.6
Turnout 989 27
Conservative hold Swing
Eton and Castle By-Election 11 August 2011[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat George Fussey 208 47.4 +19.6
Conservative Adam Demeter 182 41.5 -23.7
Labour George Davidson 32 7.3 +0.3
UKIP John-Paul Rye 17 3.9 N/A
Majority 26 5.9
Turnout 439 27.9 -28.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing 21.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Councillors". The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Retrieved 24 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Windsor & Maidenhead Royal". BBC News Online. Retrieved 24 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Local elections". * BBC News Online. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "Borough By-Election Results". The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Retrieved 24 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "'Grim day' for Lib Dems in Windsor by-election". Maidenhead Advertiser. 7 January 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "New councillor for Park ward". The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 

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