South Norfolk District Council elections

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South Norfolk District Council in Norfolk, England is elected once every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2007, 46 councillors have been elected from 36 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
Independent 1973 - 1976
No overall control 1976 - 1979
Conservative 1979 - 1987
No overall control 1987 - 1995
Liberal Democrats 1995 - 2007
Conservative 2007–present

Council elections[edit]

District result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

Diss By-Election 30 July 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 731 48.5 -4.9
Conservative 271 18.0 +5.2
Labour 257 17.0 +0.9
Independent 249 16.5 -1.1
Majority 474 30.5
Turnout 1,508 27.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Easton By-Election 16 September 2004[7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Margaret Dewsbury 500 57.1 +3.7
Liberal Democrat Paul Blathwayt 336 38.4 +10.2
Green Andrew Brockbank 40 4.6 -2.6
Majority 164 18.7
Turnout 876 45.9
Conservative hold Swing
Diss By-Election 15 June 2006[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anthony Palmer 845 50.9 +25.5
Liberal Democrat Susan Ayres 714 43.0 +2.9
Green Graham Sessions 102 6.1 +6.1
Majority 131 7.9
Turnout 1,661 29.6
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Types of elections". South Norfolk Council. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  2. ^ a b "South Norfolk". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  3. ^ The District of South Norfolk (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977
  4. ^ "Local elections". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of South Norfolk (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The South Norfolk (Parish Electoral Arrangements and Electoral Changes) Order 2007. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  7. ^ Tempest, Matthew (2004-09-17). "BNP wins first London seat since 1993". guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  8. ^ "District council by-election result, Easton Ward". South Norfolk Council. 2004-09-17. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  9. ^ "Labour loses Scottish council stronghold". London: guardian.co.uk. 2006-06-16. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 
  10. ^ "District council by-election result, Diss Ward". South Norfolk Council. 2006-06-16. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 

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