Carrick District Council elections

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Carrick 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 1973-1979
Conservative 1979-1983
No overall control 1983-1991
Liberal Democrats 1991-1995
No overall control 1995-1999
Liberal Democrats 1999-2007
No overall control 2007-2009

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Falmouth Trevethan By-Election 11 July 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 763 38.5
Liberal Democrat 548 27.6
Conservative 433 21.8
UKIP 239 12.0
Majority 215 10.9
Turnout 1,983 44.5
Labour hold Swing
St Agnes By-Election 6 March 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 738 54.1
Conservative 433 31.8
Independent 192 14.1
Majority 305 22.3
Turnout 1,363 25.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Arwenack By-Election 17 April 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 342 33.0
Liberal Democrat 235 22.7
Labour 235 22.7
Independent 224 21.6
Majority 107 10.3
Turnout 1,036 37.5
Conservative hold Swing
Mylor By-Election 24 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 797 58.2 +23.8
Liberal Democrat 334 24.4 +1.5
Labour 238 17.4 -0.4
Majority 463 33.8
Turnout 1,369 30.3
Conservative hold Swing
Trevethan By-Election 30 October 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 453 40.7 +4.4
Conservative 346 31.1 +31.1
Liberal Democrat 159 14.3 -31.0
Independent 155 13.9 -4.5
Majority 107 9.6
Turnout 1,113
Labour hold Swing
Trehaverne By-Election 20 November 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 600 46.9 +23.2
Liberal Democrat 443 34.6 -15.3
Labour 236 18.5 -8.0
Majority 157 12.3
Turnout 1,279
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Kenwyn By-Election 8 June 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 593 53.6 +15.1
Conservative 408 36.9 -9.2
Mebyon Kernow 105 9.5 +9.5
Majority 185 16.7
Turnout 1,106 31.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Perranzabuloe By-Election 3 August 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 665 63.8 +29.6
Conservative 337 36.2 +15.2
Majority 288 27.6
Turnout 1,002 25.1
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Arwenack By-Election 15 February 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 439 41.1 +0.7
Liberal Democrat 313 29.3 +0.4
Labour 199 18.6 +18.6
Independent 103 9.6 -21.1
Independent Pensioner 14 1.3 +1.3
Majority 126 11.8
Turnout 1,068 40.1
Conservative hold Swing
Moresk By-Election 2 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Phillip Sell 538 52.7 +16.0
Conservative Robert Penhaligon 251 24.6 +11.8
Mebyon Kernow Barry Andrew 118 11.6 +11.6
Labour Charlotte MacKenzie 114 11.2 +11.2
Majority 287 28.1
Turnout 1,021 39.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Mylor By-Election 22 August 2002 (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 700
Independent 632
Liberal Democrat 579
Conservative 573
Liberal Democrat 533
Independent 462
Turnout 3,479 40.9
Conservative hold Swing
Independent gain from Conservative Swing
Arwenack By-Election 16 December 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Maureen Davies 502 45.5 +10.4
Conservative 306 27.7 -13.3
Independent 296 26.8 +14.7
Majority 196 17.8
Turnout 1,104 24.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Falmouth Trescobeas By-Election 21 July 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Marcia Wendgrat 351 47.8 -9.4
Labour Edward Scott 282 38.4 -4.4
Conservative Nigel Rimmer 101 13.8 +13.8
Majority 69 9.4
Turnout 734 26.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Moresk By-Election 27 October 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Maurice Vella 316 44.4 +5.2
Conservative 273 38.3 +38.3
Mebyon Kernow 73 10.3
Labour 50 7.0
Majority 43 6.1
Turnout 712 26.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Kenwyn & Chacewater By-Election 15 December 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Miriam Richardson 530 71.0 +25.2
Liberal Democrat Lyndon Richards 216 29.0 -4.6
Majority 314 42.0
Turnout 746 17.5
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ The District of Carrick (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Carrick (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.

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