Kerrier District Council elections

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Kerrier was a non-metropolitan district in Cornwall, England. 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
No overall control 1979-2009

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Illogan South By-Election 12 December 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 629 56.8
Independent 236 21.3
Liberal Democrat 155 14.0
Liberal 88 7.9
Majority 393 35.5
Turnout 1,108 21.3
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Helston North By-Election 5 March 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 369 42.9 +25.1
Independent 222 25.8 -14.0
Liberal Democrat 111 12.9 -29.5
Independent 96 11.2 +11.2
Labour 62 7.2 +7.2
Majority 147 17.1
Turnout 860 22.2
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
St Day & Lanner By-Election 13 April 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent 485 41.3 +41.3
Conservative 269 22.9 +22.9
Labour 217 18.5 -17.2
Liberal Democrat 204 17.4 -46.9
Majority 216 18.4
Turnout 1,175 27.6
Independent gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Porthleven By-Election 4 April 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent 585 54.8 -1.3
Independent 217 20.3 -6.7
Liberal Democrat 187 17.5 +0.6
Conservative 48 4.5 +4.5
Labour 30 2.8 +2.8
Majority 368 34.5
Turnout 1,067 41.7
Independent hold Swing
Porthleven and Sithney By-Election 29 April 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent John Strike 544 87.2 +14.4
Liberal Democrat Rosemary Gunter 70 11.2 -16.0
Independent Andrew Menzies-Grant 10 1.6 +1.6
Majority 474 76.0
Turnout 624 22.0
Independent hold Swing
Porthleven and Sithney By-Election 18 November 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Mebyon Kernow Jane Acton 177 33.1 +33.1
Independent William Rowe 107 20.0 -68.7
Liberal Democrat Rosemary Gunter 102 19.1 +7.9
Conservative Alfred Mesropians 92 17.2 +17.2
UKIP Andrew Menzies-Grant 56 10.5 +10.5
Majority 70 13.1
Turnout 534 18.8
Mebyon Kernow gain from Independent Swing
Redruth South By-Election 16 March 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent David Pascoe 443 45.6 -1.8
Liberal Democrat William Turner 206 21.2 +3.2
Independent Barbara Ellenbroek 138 14.2 +14.2
Labour Linda Moore 104 10.7 -2.7
Conservative Ian Bosworth 80 8.2 -5.9
Majority 237 24.4
Turnout 971 20.8
Independent hold Swing
Helston North By-Election 29 November 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Linda Taylor 315 37.1
Independent Tanya Dyer 226 26.6
Independent Dave Swift 194 22.8
Mebyon Kernow Alan Sanders 115 13.5
Majority 89 10.5
Turnout 850 17.8
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

References[edit]

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

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