Buckinghamshire County Council elections

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Buckinghamshire County Council in England is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

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

Party in control Years
Conservative 1973 - present

In the 1993 elections, it was the only county council to have elected a majority of Conservative councillors, while the party lost majorities on strongholds such as Essex, Kent and Lincolnshire.

Council elections[edit]

County result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1997-2001[edit]

Long Crendon & Brill by-election 1 October 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Graves 1,232 57.4 +8.8
Liberal Democrat Eileen Young 505 23.5 +23.5
Labour Ian Chapman 410 19.1 -10.2
Majority 727 33.9
Turnout 2,147 33.4
Conservative hold Swing
Wendover By-Election 6 May 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Marion Clayton 1,211 55.8 +4.0
Liberal Democrat Robert Hammond 958 44.2 +10.3
Majority 253 11.6
Turnout 2,169 39.0
Conservative hold Swing
Marsh and Micklefield By-Election 15 June 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Caroline Martnes 579 61.3 +15.9
Conservative Frank Downes 266 28.2 -1.2
Liberal Democrat Matthew Brown 99 10.5 -14.7
Majority 313 33.1
Turnout 944 17.6
Labour hold Swing

2001-2005[edit]

Gerrards Cross By-Election 19 August 2004[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Hardy 933 77.1 +13.9
Liberal Democrat Peter Chapman 277 22.9 -2.7
Majority 656 54.2
Turnout 1,210 22.2
Conservative hold Swing
Buckingham South By-Election 18 November 2004[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Hedley Cadd 1,098 51.1 +7.6
Labour Robin Stuchbury 559 26.0 -2.6
Liberal Democrat Ian Metherell 491 22.8 -5.1
Majority 539 25.1
Turnout 2,148 19.4
Conservative hold Swing

2005-2009[edit]

Rymead, Tylers Green & Loudwater By-Election 20 April 2006[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Peter Cartwright 1,277 61.0 +13.6
Liberal Democrat Trevor Snaith 596 28.5 -2.1
Labour Clare Martens 221 10.5 -11.5
Majority 681 32.5
Turnout 2,094 20.5
Conservative hold Swing
Stoke Poges and Farnham Common By-Election 29 March 2007[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Trevor Egleton 875 57.3 -4.8
Independent William Foulds 283 18.5 +18.5
Liberal Democrat Ingrid Greenhow 280 18.3 -1.8
Labour Lindsey Gillan 89 5.8 -11.9
Majority 592 38.8
Turnout 1,527 23.8
Conservative hold Swing

2009-2013[edit]

Amersham By-Election 17 September 2009[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Steven Adams 1,840 46.6 -3.7
Liberal Democrat Davida Allen 1,768 44.8 +0.0
UKIP Christopher Cooke 140 3.5 +3.5
Labour Lynda Greenhill 106 2.7 -2.2
Green Phil Folly 95 2.4 +2.4
Majority 72 1.8
Turnout 3,949 30.6
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Buckinghamshire". BBC News Online. 19 April 2009. Retrieved 10 September 2009.
  2. ^ "Local election results: Buckinghamshire". BBC News Online. Retrieved 6 September 2009.
  3. ^ "Declaration of result of poll" (PDF). South Bucks District Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 6 September 2009.
  4. ^ "Tories take seats". Buckingham & Winslow Advertiser. 25 November 2004.
  5. ^ "Election results for Ryemead, Tylers Green & Loudwater". Buckinghamshire County Council. Archived from the original on 4 June 2011. Retrieved 6 September 2009.
  6. ^ "Election results for Stoke Poges & Farnham Common". Buckinghamshire County Council. Archived from the original on 4 June 2011. Retrieved 6 September 2009.
  7. ^ "Election results for Amersham". Buckinghamshire County Council. Archived from the original on 4 June 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2009.

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