Bexley London Borough Council election, 1998

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Elections to Bexley Council were held on 7 May, 1998. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party gained control of the council from no overall control.[1] The electoral system used was the "First Past the Post", meaning that the each seat is given to the candidate with the most votes.

Election result[edit]

Bexley Local Election Result 1998[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 32 +9 51.6
  Labour 24 0 38.7
  Liberal Democrat 6 -8 9.7
  Independent 0 -1 0

Ward results[edit]

Barnehurst (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Barnehurst North (1)
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Belvedere (3)
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Blackfen (2)
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Blendon & Penhill (3)
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Bostall (3)
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Brampton (3)
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Christchurch (3)
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Cray (2)
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Crayford (3)
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Danson (3)
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East Wickham (3)
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Erith (3)
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Falconwood (1)
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Lamorbey (3)
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North End (3)
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Northumberland Heath (3)
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St Mary's (3)
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St Michael's (3)
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Sidcup East (3)
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Sidcup West (3)
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Thamesmead East (3)
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Upton (3)
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 1998-05-09. p. 16. 
  2. ^ "Local Elections results". The Times. 1998-05-09. p. 46.