North Cornwall District Council elections

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

North Cornwall 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 1973-2006
No overall control 2006-2009

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Launceston North By-Election 12 September 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 512 70.8
Independent 212 29.3
Majority 300 41.5
Turnout 724 23.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Ottery By-Election 11 December 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent 207 53.1
Liberal Democrat 183 46.9
Majority 24 6.2
Turnout 390
Independent gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Trigg By-Election 29 October 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 270 63.2
Conservative 157 36.8
Majority 113 26.4
Turnout 427 33.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
St Minver By-Election 9 September 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent 372 55.3
Independent 279 41.5
Independent 22 3.3
Majority 93 13.8
Turnout 673
Independent hold Swing
Rumford By-Election 1 March 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 355 56.7 +13.7
Conservative 271 43.3 +43.3
Majority 84 13.4
Turnout 626 43.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Poughill and Stratton By-Election 16 September 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Nathan Bale 715 59.5 +17.8
Conservative 277 23.1 +4.0
Independent 142 11.8 -27.4
Independent 67 5.6 +5.6
Majority 438 36.4
Turnout 1,201 32.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Bude By-Election 5 May 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Nigel Pearce unopposed
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Bodmin St Mary's By-Election 16 February 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Tristan Trevenna 825 69.1 +31.0
Conservative Lance Kennedy 368 30.8 +15.6
Majority 457 38.3
Turnout 1,193 23.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Independent Swing
Bude By-Election 16 March 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Paula Dolphin 651 63.8 +17.7
Conservative Keith Marshall 288 28.2 +9.1
Independent Brian Dixon 82 8.0 +8.0
Majority 363 35.6
Turnout 1,021 28.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Mebyon Kernow Swing
Bodmin St Petroc By-Election 27 April 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Arwen Folkes 821 63.9 +23.9
Conservative John Phillips 463 36.1 +17.7
Majority 358 27.8
Turnout 1,284 25.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ The Cornwall and Devon (Areas) Order 1977
  3. ^ The District of North Cornwall (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of North Cornwall (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.

External links[edit]