Caradon District Council elections

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Caradon was a non-metropolitan district in Cornwall, England, UK. It was abolished on 1 April 2009 and replaced by Cornwall 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 1973-1995
No overall control 1995-2003
Independent 2003-2004
No overall control 2004-2007
Liberal Democrats 2007-2009

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Essa By-Election 1 October 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 534 54.9 +15.0
Labour 203 25.6 -12.1
Independent 156 19.6 +19.6
Majority 232 29.3
Turnout 893 25.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Lansallos By-Election 18 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 268 49.3 +10.5
Conservative 143 26.3 +26.3
Independent 133 24.4 -36.8
Majority 125 23.0
Turnout 544 41.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Lanteglos By-Election 6 September 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative unopposed
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Liskeard South By-Election 22 November 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 473 48.3 +22.8
Conservative 391 39.9 +5.3
Mebyon Kernow 115 11.7 -0.9
Majority 82 8.4
Turnout 979 29.9
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Calstock and Harrowbarrow By-Election 10 October 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent 181 33.6 -22.1
Conservative 176 32.7 +32.7
Independent 120 22.3 -13.2
Independent 61 11.3 +2.6
Majority 5 0.9
Turnout 538 28.4
Independent hold Swing
Menheniot By-Election 17 October 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 269 54.1 +54.1
Independent 177 35.6 -10.2
UKIP 51 10.3 +10.3
Majority 92 18.5
Turnout 497 33.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Liskeard North By-Election 10 June 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Kettles 889 64.8 +11.5
Conservative 483 35.2 +11.8
Majority 406 29.6
Turnout 1,372 39.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Deviock and Sheviock By-Election 30 September 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat James Candy 329 40.8 +40.8
Independent 299 37.1 -16.4
Conservative 178 22.1 +22.1
Majority 30 3.7
Turnout 806 47.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Saltash-Pill By-Election 25 May 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Graham Syass 474 43.6 +15.8
Independent Brian Pedley 334 30.7 -23.5
Conservative Lee Jones 280 25.7 +7.7
Majority 140 12.9
Turnout 1,088 32.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
St Cleer and St Neot By-Election 10 August 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Robert Emuss 519 58.8 +23.3
Conservative Graham Cooke 363 41.2 +16.0
Majority 156 17.6
Turnout 882 24.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  2. ^ The District of Caradon (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1980
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Caradon (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.

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