Adur District Council election, 1999

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The 1998 Adur District Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Adur District Council in West Sussex, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Liberal Democrat party lost overall control of the council to no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Results[edit]

The results saw the Liberal Democrats lose their majority on a council they had controlled since 1986.[3] Overall turnout in the election was 38%.

Adur Local Election Result 1999[4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 +6 53.3
  Liberal Democrat 5 -8 33.3
  Conservative 2 +2 13.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adur". BBC News Online. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Britain votes: Local Council Election Results". The Independent. 7 May 1999. p. 12. 
  3. ^ Salman, Saba (7 May 1999). "Tories claw back strongholds". Evening Standard. p. 25. 
  4. ^ "Local Councils: Results round-up". The Times. 7 May 1999. p. 4.