Chiltern District Council elections

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Chiltern Council in Buckinghamshire, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2003, 40 councillors have been elected from 25 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Conservative 1973 - 1995
No overall control 1995 - 1999
Conservative 1999 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1995-1999[edit]

Amersham on the Hill By-Election 12 September 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 380 31.9
Independent 344 28.9
Conservative 313 26.7
Labour 147 12.4
Majority 36 3.0
Turnout 1,189 30.4
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Lowndes By-Election 10 September 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 365 54.0 +5.4
Conservative 278 41.2 +4.0
Labour 32 4.7 -9.5
Majority 87 12.8
Turnout 675 43.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

1999-2003[edit]

Asheridge Vale By-Election 11 November 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 218 45.1 -4.5
Labour 132 27.3 +4.4
Conservative 105 21.7 -6.1
Green 28 5.8 +5.8
Majority 86 17.8
Turnout 483 36.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Amersham on the Hill By-Election 30 March 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 497 53.2 +6.7
Conservative 324 34.7 -3.4
Labour 72 7.7 -7.8
Green 42 4.5 +4.5
Majority 173 18.5
Turnout 935 22.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
St. Mary's By-Election 13 July 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 254 51.9 +0.1
Conservative 150 30.7 -11.7
Labour 65 13.3 +7.6
Green 20 4.1 +4.1
Majority 104 21.2
Turnout 489 47.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Townsend By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 660 38.0 -11.7
Conservative 606 34.9 +3.2
Labour 326 18.8 +5.6
Green 145 8.3 +2.9
Majority 54 3.1
Turnout 1,737
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

2003-2007[edit]

Prestwood & Heath End By-Election 4 May 2006[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Garnett 1,387 58.2 -4.0
Liberal Democrat Brenda Barker 998 41.8 +4.0
Majority 389 16.4
Turnout 2,385 46.6
Conservative hold Swing
Great Missenden By-Election 19 October 2006[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Swayne 494 74.2 +9.8
Liberal Democrat Michelle Gausman 149 22.4 -13.2
Labour Sandra Moorcroft 23 3.5 +3.5
Majority 345 51.8
Turnout 666 36.4
Conservative hold Swing

2007-2011[edit]

Chalfont St Giles By-Election 25 September 2008[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Stannard 927 68.1 +0.6
Liberal Democrat Paul Meakin 434 31.9 -0.6
Majority 493 36.2
Turnout 1,361 25.4
Conservative hold Swing
Amersham On The Hill By-Election 6 May 2010[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Nigel Shepherd 1,125 46.9 -3.0
Liberal Democrat Howard Maitland-Jones 1,073 44.7 -5.5
Labour Peter Josep 203 8.5 +8.5
Majority 52 2.2
Turnout 2,401 67.8
Conservative hold Swing

2011-2015[edit]

2015-2019[edit]

Penn & Coleshill By-Election 16 November 2017
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jonathan Walters 697 80.6 N/A
Liberal Democrat Neil Williams 168 19.4 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The Conservative candidate was previously elected unopposed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Councillors - contact information". Chiltern District Council. Retrieved 2010-02-08. 
  2. ^ "Chiltern". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-02-08. 
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Chiltern (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1975. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Buckinghamshire (District Boundaries) Order 1987. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Buckinghamshire (District Boundaries) Order 1990. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Chiltern". BBC Online. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Chiltern (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  9. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Chiltern (Electoral Changes) (Amendment) Order 2004. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  10. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Chiltern (Parish Electoral Arrangements and Electoral Changes) Order 2007. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  11. ^ "Greens build on election success". guardian.co.uk. 2006-05-12. Retrieved 2010-02-08. 
  12. ^ "Mixed results for Tories in council byelections". guardian.co.uk. 2006-10-20. Retrieved 2010-02-08. 
  13. ^ "Chalfont St Giles election result". Chiltern District Council. 2008-09-26. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  14. ^ "Tories win Amersham-on-Hill by-election". Buckinghamshire Examiner. 2010-05-07. Retrieved 2010-05-20. 

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