Exeter City Council elections

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One third of Exeter City Council is elected each year, followed by one year without election.

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973 - 1976
Conservative 1976 - 1984
No overall control 1984 - 1995
Labour 1995 - 2003
No overall control 2003 - 2012
Labour 2012–present

Council elections[edit]

Result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Duryard By-Election 26 February 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sheila Hobden 504 47.1 -0.5
Conservative Graham Stone 392 36.7 +4.0
Labour Dominic O'Brien 93 8.7 -2.1
Green Isaac Price-Sosner 80 7.5 -1.4
Majority 112 10.4
Turnout 1,069 25.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
St James By-Election 5 May 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Natalie Cole 1,171 39.6 +11.5
Labour John Poat 746 25.3 -10.1
Conservative Simon Smith 648 21.9 -0.8
Green Isaac Price-Sosner 389 13.2 +0.9
Majority 425 14.3
Turnout 2,954 60.9
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Alphington By-Election 13 July 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alexandra Newcombe 890 45.4 -9.1
Conservative Margaret Jordan 703 35.8 +8.0
Labour Paul Bull 227 11.6 -6.0
Green Andrew Bell 142 7.2 +7.2
Majority 187 9.6
Turnout 1,962 30.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Pennsylvania By-Election 6 May 2010[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Timothy Payne 1,391
Conservative David Thompson 913
Labour Bernard Dugdale 491
UKIP David Smith 152
Green Isaac Price-Sosner 88
Majority
Turnout 3,058 71.57%
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Pinhoe By-Election 13 August 2015[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Cynthia Thompson 755
Labour David Harvey 749
UKIP Alison Sheridan 143
Liberal Democrats Michael Payne 63
Green John Moreman 62
Independent David Smith 11
Majority
Turnout 1,758 34.72%
Conservative hold Swing
St Thomas By-Election 4 May 2017[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Heather Morris 1,376
Liberal Democrats Adrian Fullam 863
Conservative Alexandre Pierre-Traves 628
Green Joseph Levy 197
UKIP Alison Sheridan 73
Majority
Turnout 3,144 42.43%
Labour hold Swing
Topsham By-Election 12 December 2019[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Sparkes 2,315 42.5% -4.5%
Labour Ivan Jordan 1,713 31% +1.1%
Liberal Democrats Christine Campion 1,106 20% +14.7
For Britain Frankie Rufolo 245 4.5% +4.5%
Majority
Turnout 5442 73.97%
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The City of Exeter (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1979". legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 19 November 2015.
  2. ^ "The Devon (District Boundaries) Order 1987". legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
  3. ^ "The City of Exeter (Electoral Changes) Order 1999". legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  4. ^ "September by-elections for Exeter and Norwich". BBC. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  5. ^ "The Exeter (Electoral Changes) Order 2016". legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  6. ^ "Election of City Councillorsfor the Wards of Exeter City Council Summary of Results" (PDF). Exeter City Council. 6 May 2010.
  7. ^ "Election of City Councillorsfor the Wards of Exeter City Council Summary of Results" (PDF). Exeter City Council. 13 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Election of City Councillorsfor the Wards of Exeter City Council Summary of Results" (PDF). Exeter City Council. 4 May 2017.
  9. ^ https://exeter.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/election-notices/2019/result-of-poll-topsham-by-election-12-december-2019/%7Ctitle=Election of City Councillorsfor the Wards of Exeter City Council Summary of Results|publisher=Exeter City Council|date=13 December 2019}}

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