Basildon Borough Council elections

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Basildon local elections)
Jump to: navigation, search

One third of Basildon Borough Council in Essex, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Since the last boundary changes in 2002, 42 councillors have been elected from 16 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1973 - 1976
No overall control 1976 - 1982
Labour 1982 - 1987
No overall control 1987 - 1990
Labour 1990 - 1991
No overall control 1991 - 1992
Conservative 1992 - 1994
No overall control 1994 - 1996
Labour 1996 - 2000
No overall control 2000 - 2003
Conservative 2003 - 2014
No overall control 2014 - present

Council elections[edit]

Borough result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1997-2001[edit]

Vange By-Election 23 July 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 766 57.2 -8.0
Conservative 507 37.9 +12.9
Liberal Democrat 65 4.9 -4.9
Majority 259 19.3
Turnout 1,338
Labour hold Swing

2001-2005[edit]

Pitsea West By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 2,229 55.0 +9.0
Conservative 1,180 29.6 -12.8
Liberal Democrat 475 11.9 +11.9
Independent 52 1.3 +1.3
Socialist Alliance 51 1.3 +1.3
Majority 1,049 25.4
Turnout 3,987
Labour hold Swing
Lee Chapel North By-Election 23 August 2001[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Richard Rackham 930 59.4 +14.1
Conservative Michael Dickinson 524 33.5 -1.4
Liberal Democrat 64 4.1 -5.3
Socialist Alliance 34 2.2 +2.2
Independent 13 0.8 -6.0
Majority 406 25.9
Turnout 1,565 21.0
Labour hold Swing
Billericay West By-Election 4 October 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 1,344 75.5 +8.8
Liberal Democrat 363 20.4 -6.0
Labour 72 4.0 -2.9
Majority 981 55.1
Turnout 1,779 16.8
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Laindon Park By-Election 23 September 2004[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Allan Davies 818 42.3 +14.0
Conservative Harry Tucker 582 30.1 -4.8
BNP David King 365 18.9 -1.3
Liberal Democrat Fane Cummings 139 7.2 -3.6
Independent Alfred Viccary 30 1.6 -4.2
Majority 236 12.2
Turnout 1,934 22.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

2009-2013[edit]

Nethermayne By-Election 23 July 2010[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Phillip Jenkins 605 33.5 -2.9
Labour David Kirkman 461 25.5 +1.9
Conservative Stephen Foster 372 20.6 -10.6
UKIP Kerry Smith 280 15.5 +15.5
BNP Irene Bateman 70 3.9 -4.9
Independent Jason Richardson 18 1.0 +1.0
Majority 144 8.0
Turnout 1,806 20.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Wickford Castleton By-Election, 2 May 2013[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Nigel De Lecq Le Gresley 637 36.27 N/A
Conservative Jennie Jackman 589 33.54 -48.11
Independent Alan Ronald Ball 288 16.40 N/A
Labour Albert Edward Ede 179 10.19 -6.32
Liberal Democrat Philip Edward Jenkins 32 1.82 -3.46
BNP Philip David Howell 24 1.36 N/A
National Front Thomas Frank Beaney 7 0.39 N/A
Majority 48 2.73 -38.36
Turnout 1,756 27.72 -11.18
UKIP gain from Conservative Swing
Billericay East Ward by-election, 23 June 2013[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Peter Schrader 790 50.80
UKIP Terry Gandy 464 29.83
Labour Lauren Emma Brown 170 10.93
Liberal Democrat Nigel John Horn 128 8.23
National Front Thomas Frank Beaney 3 0.19
Majority 326 20.96
Turnout 1,555 16.73

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District wide local elections - notice published". Basildon Council. 2007-03-26. Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  2. ^ "Basildon". BBC News Online. 19 April 2008. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  3. ^ The District of Basildon (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  4. ^ The Basildon and Castle Point (Areas) Order 1984
  5. ^ "Basildon". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Basildon (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  7. ^ "Basildon: Labour's election triumph". Southend Standard. 26 August 2001. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Basildon: Tories lose both seats in by-election". Southend Standard. 24 September 2004. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  9. ^ "Lib dems scoop win at Nethermayne by-election". Echo. 2010-07-23. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  10. ^ http://www.basildonmeetings.info/mgElectionAreaResults.aspx?ID=114&RPID=10240615
  11. ^ http://www.basildonmeetings.info/mgElectionAreaResults.aspx?ID=115&RPID=10376139

External links[edit]