Cheshire West and Chester Council elections

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Cheshire West and Chester is a unitary authority in Cheshire, England. It was created on 1 April 2009 replacing Chester, Ellesmere Port and Neston, Vale Royal and Cheshire County Council.

Political control[edit]

Since the first election to the council in 2008 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1][2]

Party in control Years
Conservative 2008-2015
Labour 2015-present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

2011[edit]

Ellesmere Port Town by-election, 20 October 2011[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lynn Clare 686 -
Conservative Graham Pritchard 102
Socialist Labour Kenny Spain 65
UKIP Andrew Roberts 64
Liberal Democrat Hilary Chrusciezl 41
Majority 584
Turnout 15.3
Labour hold Swing

2014[edit]

Boughton by-election, 10 July 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Martyn Delaney 614 44.8 -7.3%
Conservative Kate Vaughan 469 34.2 -6.2%
UKIP Charles Dodman 131 9.6 +9.6%
Green John McNamara 86 6.3 +6.3%
Liberal Democrat Mark Gant 70 5.1 -2.4%
Majority 145 10.6
Turnout 1,370
Labour hold Swing
Winnington and Castle by-election, 10 July 2014[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sam Naylor 525 39.5
Conservative Jim Sinar 418 31.4
UKIP Amos Wright 307 23.1
Liberal Democrat Alice Chapman 80 6.0
Majority 107 8.0
Turnout 1,330
Labour hold Swing

2017[edit]

Blacon by-election, 20 April 2017[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ben Powell 1,556 59.1 0%
Conservative Jack Jackson 574 21.8 +4%
Independent Steve Ingram 434 16.5 +16.5%
Liberal Democrat Lizzie Jewkes 70 2.7 +2.7%
Majority 982 37.3
Turnout 2,634 25.4 -35.8%
Labour hold Swing

2018[edit]

Ellesmere Port Town by-election, 3 May 2018[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Edwardson, Mike 1,447
Conservative Griffiths, Robert Douglas 239
Green Roberts, Matthew Joseph 60
Majority
Turnout 24.51
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Cheshire West and Chester". BBC News Online. 10 May 2011. Retrieved 15 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Ellesmere Port Town Ward". www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk. Cheshire West and Chester Council. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Boughton, 2014". www.englishelections.org.uk. Kristofer Keane. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Boughton, 2014". www.englishelections.org.uk. Kristofer Keane. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
  6. ^ "By-election - Blacon Ward". www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk. Cheshire West and Chester Council. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Ellesmere Port Town Ward by-election". www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk. Cheshire West and Chester Council. Retrieved 9 May 2018.