Bridgnorth District Council elections

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Bridgnorth was a non-metropolitan district in Shropshire, England. It was abolished on 1 April 2009 and replaced by Shropshire Council.

Political control[edit]

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party in control Years
Independent 1973-2003
No overall control 2003-2009

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Harrington By-Election 31 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 126 51.9 +5.0
Conservative 117 48.2 +48.2
Majority 9 3.7
Turnout 243 21.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Sheriffhales By-Election 20 June 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 171 60.4 +60.4
Independent 112 39.6 -16.6
Majority 59 20.8
Turnout 283 14.0
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Ditton Priors By-Election 14 July 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 295 62.5 +11.9
Liberal Democrat 177 37.5 +37.5
Majority 118 25.0
Turnout 472 36.0
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  2. ^ The District of Bridgnorth (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Hereford and Worcester and Shropshire (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Bridgnorth (Electoral Changes) Order 2000. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.