Derbyshire County Council elections

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Derbyshire 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
Labour 1973 - 1977
Conservative 1977 - 1981
Labour 1981 - 2009
Conservative 2009 - 2012
No Overall Control 2012 - 2013
Labour 2013 -

Council elections[edit]

County result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1993-1997[edit]

Somercotes By-Election 5 September 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Smith 1,300 58.5
Conservative 620 27.9
Liberal Democrat 301 13.6
Majority 680 30.6
Turnout 2,221 25.0
Labour hold Swing

1997-2001[edit]

Newhall By-Election 13 November 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 966 71.7 +6.5
Conservative 229 17.0 -4.1
Liberal Democrat 153 11.4 -2.3
Majority 737 54.7
Turnout 1,348 13.4
Labour hold Swing
Melbourne By-Election 13 April 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 1,789 49.1 +2.8
Labour 1,611 44.0 +3.0
Liberal Democrat 251 6.9 -5.9
Majority 187 5.1
Turnout 3,651 28.7
Conservative hold Swing

2001-2005[edit]

Dronfield North By-Election 27 September 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 943 44.1 -0.1
Liberal Democrat 710 33.2 +12.3
Conservative 487 22.8 -12.0
Majority 233 10.9
Turnout 2,140 23.0
Labour hold Swing
West Hallam By-Election 29 April 2004[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Carol Hart 1,443 56.8 +12.3
Liberal Democrat Janet Mallet 571 22.5 +5.7
Labour 525 20.7 -18.1
Majority 872 34.3
Turnout 2,539 30.3
Conservative hold Swing

2005-2009[edit]

Eckington By-Election 3 July 2008[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Steve Pickering 824 35.9 -15.3
Conservative Carolyn Renwick 658 28.6 +11.0
Independent James Jesson 300 13.1 +4.1
BNP Lewis Allesbrook 253 11.0 +11.0
Independent David Walpole 150 6.5 -1.7
Liberal Democrat Frank Higgins 113 4.9 -9.1
Majority 166 7.3
Turnout 2,298 26.6
Labour hold Swing

2009-2013[edit]

Kirk Hallam By-Election 16 July 2009[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Michelle Booth 1,261 49.9 -15.9
Conservative Kevin Miller 783 31.0 -3.3
BNP Mark Bailey 327 12.9 +12.9
Liberal Democrat Richard Pyle 158 6.2 +6.2
Majority 478 18.9
Turnout 2,529 29.2
Labour hold Swing

2013-2017[edit]

Alport and Derwent By-Election 14 November 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Taylor (E) 1118 44.9 +3.1
UKIP David Fisher 715 28.7 +3.6
Labour Mike Ratcliffe 656 26.4 +1.2
Majority 403 16.2
Turnout 2489 25.8
Conservative hold Swing
Brimington By-Election 5 February 2015[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tricia Gilby (E) 1293 62.0 -6.7
UKIP Paul Christopher Stone 380 18.2 +18.2
Independent Mick Bagshaw 157 7.5 +7.5
Liberal Democrat John Edward Ahern 135 6.5 -2.8
Conservative Lewis Mark Preston 120 5.8 -5.4
Majority
Turnout 2085 21.9
Labour hold Swing
Ashbourne By-Election 7 May 2015[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Bull (E) 4715 68.6 +9.5
Labour Simon John Meredith 965 14.0 +1.5
Green Andrew White 647 9.4 +9.4
Liberal Democrat David Rowe 543 7.9 -0.7
Majority
Turnout 6870 73.3
Conservative hold Swing
Derwent Valley By-Election 24 September 2015[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jo Wild 1017 51.0 +8.1
Labour Martin Rutter 466 21.5 -1.7
Liberal Democrat Michael Crapper 314 13.6 +4.6
UKIP Mike Dawson 285 13.1 -11.0
Majority 641 29.5
Turnout 2172
Conservative hold Swing

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