Wandsworth London Borough Council elections

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Wandsworth London Borough Council in London, England, is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2002, 60 councillors have been elected from 20 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since 1964 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1964 - 1968
Conservative 1968 - 1971
Labour 1971 - 1978
Conservative 1978–present

Council elections[edit]

Borough result maps[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1964-1968[edit]

There were no by-elections.[3]

1968-1971[edit]

Nightingale by-election, 27 June 1968[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative W. Roberts 1648
Conservative Miss N. F. Clark-Lawrence 1623
Labour A. J. Hill 320
Labour Mrs M. F. Spade 314
Turnout 17.6%
Putney by-election, 27 June 1968[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative G. W. H. Peters 2252
Conservative G. M. Wolfson 2243
Labour Mrs E. M. Jenkins 476
Labour F. C. Wells 469
Turnout 19.2%
Putney by-election, 29 August 1968[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mrs M. C. M. Warren-Evans Unopposed
St John by-election, 6 March 1969[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mrs M. F. Sporle 1085
Conservative Mrs I. Trapp 797
National Front T. Lamb 253
Liberal D. G. Patterson 151
Turnout 24.8%

1971-1974[edit]

Balham by-election, 23 March 1972[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Miss S. K. Bovey 1,394
Conservative Mrs A. E. Cawsey 1,314
National Front J. M. Clifton 154
Communist A. F. Barr 48
Union Movement Miss M. P. Winn 17
Turnout 29.7%
Graveney by-election, 23 March 1972[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour C. A. R. Helm 2,130
Conservative Mrs M. M. Newman 693
National Front T. Lamb 158
Communist D. Ellwand 80
Union Movement D. R. Gerlach 7
Turnout 27.6%
Nightingale by-election, 26 October 1972[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative M. A. S. Heaster 1,364
Labour D. R. Hill 1,016
National Front J. M. Clifton 446
Turnout 24.6%
Tooting by-election, 18 April 1973[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour V. C. Luthers 1,170
Conservative E. D. M. Tod 494
Independent Liberal E. D. Larkin 99
Turnout 17.7%

1974-1978[edit]

Southfield by-election, 6 March 1975[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward J. Lister 1,943
Labour John A. Tidball 1,520
Liberal John Horrocks 484
Turnout 37.2
Graveney by-election, 22 January 1976[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Solly 1,245
Conservative Francis A. Staff 971
Liberal Richard F. J. Heron 428
Independent Labour Edward D. Larkin 94
Communist Denis Ellward 48
Turnout 26.6
Southfield by-election, 10 June 1976[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roger Merry-Price 2,061
Labour Vera Thompson 1,270
National Front Diane M. Dawson 480
Liberal Colin H. Smith 270
Turnout 38.8
Furzedown by-election, 4 November 1976[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Brian N. C. Prichard 1,716
Labour George F. Rowe 1,260
National Front Christopher J. Lewis 333
Liberal Michael P. Sullivan 240
Communist Michael Taylor 54
Turnout 31.4
Putney by-election, 9 December 1976[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret E. Calcott-James 2,658
Labour Donald J. Roy 753
Liberal Peter K. Gerhold 620
National Front Diane M. Dawson 212
Communist David J. Welsh 78
Turnout 29.2

1978-1982[edit]

1982-1986[edit]

1986-1990[edit]

1990-1994[edit]

West Putney by-election, 12 December 1991[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Terence Maccabee 1,761 56.3
Labour Francis H. Jones 1,155 36.9
Liberal Democrat John D. Martyn 214 6.8
Turnout 32.2
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. Eric J. Somerville-Jones.

1994-1998[edit]

There were no by-elections.[9]

1998-2002[edit]

West Putney by-election, 2 July 1998[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bryan A. F. Burn 1,561
Labour Paul A. Baverstock 755
Liberal Democrat Susan Shocket 193
Green Tracey Thorn 45
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the death of Cllr. William F. D. Hawkins.

Balham by-election, 1 July 1999[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard D. Longmore 1,136
Labour Martin C. Tupper 596
Liberal Democrat Matthew G. Green 125
Green John M. Rattray 109
Independent Edward D. Larkin 10
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Rev. Andrew P. B. White.

2002-2006[edit]

There were no by-elections.[10]

2006-2010[edit]

There were no by-elections.[11]

2010-2014[edit]

Thamesfield by-election, 30 June 2011[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Ryder 1497
Labour Christian Klapp 1022
Liberal Democrat Ms. Lisa Smart 545
Green Ms. Marian Hoffman 202
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Edward J. U. Lister.

Southfields by-election, 29 March 2012[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ms. Kim Caddy 1841
Labour Josh Kaile 1511
Liberal Democrat John Munro 220
Green Bruce Mackenzie 100
UKIP Strachan McDonald 40
Independent Mohammed Abid 38
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The by-election was called following the resignation of Cllr. Ms. Lucy E. Allan.

2014-2018[edit]

There have been no by-elections so far.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Greater London and Surrey (County and London Borough Boundaries) (No. 2) Order 1993
  2. ^ The Lambeth, Merton and Wandsworth (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
  1. ^ a b "Wandsworth". Local elections 2002 (BBC News Online). Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Wandsworth". English local election results, 2010 (BBC News Online). 19 April 2009. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "London Borough Council Elections 9 May 1968" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "London Borough Council Elections 4 May 1978" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c "London Borough Council Elections 2 May 2002" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Authority. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c d "London Borough Council Elections 13 May 1971" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 3 March 2015. 
  7. ^ a b c d "London Borough Council Elections 2 May 1974" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Council. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "London Borough Council By-elections May 1990 to May 1994" (PDF). London Datastore. London Research Centre. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 7 May 1998 including the Greater London Authority Referendum results" (PDF). London Datastore. London Research Centre. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  10. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 4 May 2006" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Authority. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  11. ^ "London Borough Council Elections 6 May 2010" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Authority. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  12. ^ a b "London Borough Council Elections 22 May 2014" (PDF). London Datastore. Greater London Authority. Retrieved 26 February 2015. 

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