Warwickshire County Council elections

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Warwickshire County Council in England is elected every four years.

Political control[edit]

Since formation in 1973, political control of the authority at the top of two or three levels of local government in the county, depending on whether a settlement is parished, has been:[1]

Party in control (where applicable) Con Lab Lib Dem Ind / RA Green Party
2013 Conservative loss to No Overall Control 26 22 9 3 2
2009 Conservative gain from No Overall Control 39 10 12 1
2005 No Overall Control 27 23 11 1
2001 No Overall Control 21 27 13 1
1997 No Overall Control 22 31 8 1
1993 No Overall Control 19 30 10 3
1989 No Overall Control 31 24 4 3
1985 No Overall Control
1981 Conservative loss to No Overall Control 30 27 3 2
1977 Conservative gain from No Overall Control
1973 No Overall Control 27 21 5 2

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1997–2001[edit]

Rugby Hillmorton By-Election 7 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 1,011 43.1 -6.9
Conservative 741 33.1 +6.0
Liberal Democrat 489 21.8 +0.9
Majority 270 10.0
Turnout 2,241
Labour hold Swing

2005–2009[edit]

Wellesbourne By-Election 20 July 2006[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Laura Main 1,112 52.6 +3.0
Liberal Democrat David Johnston 776 36.7 -6.0
Labour John Ritchie 227 10.7 +10.7
Majority 336 15.9
Turnout 2,115 35.6
Conservative hold Swing
Lawford and New Bilton By-Election 6 March 2008[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Douglas Hodkinson 724 33.8 -7.9
Conservative Jane Watson 723 33.7 +4.7
BNP George Jones 313 14.6 +14.6
Liberal Democrat Diane Pask 235 11.0 -3.3
Green Philip Godden 148 6.9 +6.9
Majority 1 0.1
Turnout 2,143 28.9
Labour hold Swing

2009–2013[edit]

Arbury and Stockingford By-Election 16 July 2009[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barry Longden 1,331 41.7 +13.5
Conservative Tom Wilson 1,079 33.8 +2.6
BNP Martyn Findley 449 14.1 -10.4
Green Michael Wright 170 5.3 -10.8
Liberal Democrat Alice Field 118 3.7 +3.7
Socialist Alternative Steven Gee 43 1.3 +1.3
Majority 252 7.9
Turnout 3,190 21.4
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Nuneaton St Nicholas By-Election 6 May 2010[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jeffrey Clarke 3,195 56.3 -8.5
Labour Paul Hickling 1,616 28.5 +9.0
Green Keith Kondakor 589 10.4 -5.4
Independent Thomas Wilson 280 4.9 +4.9
Majority 1,579 27.8
Turnout 5,680
Conservative hold Swing
Studley By-Election 6 May 2010[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Clive Rickhards 1,906 44.6 -1.2
Conservative Justin Kerridge 1,755 41.1 -1.5
Labour Jacqueline Abbott 480 11.2 +6.4
Green Karen Varga 128 3.0 -3.7
Majority 151 3.5
Turnout 4,269 70.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

2013-2017[edit]

Bedworth West Ward by-election, 12 December 2013[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brian Hawkes 904 62.56
Conservative Janet Batterbee 353 24.42
UKIP Andrew Hutchings 142 9.82
TUSC Natara Hunter 46 3.18
Majority 551 38.13
Turnout 1,445 16.94

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Warwickshire". BBC News Online. BBC. 5 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-11.
  2. ^ "Electoral Division Wellesbourne". Warwickshire County Council. Retrieved 2009-10-13.
  3. ^ "Labour cling on to seat". Coventry Telegraph. 2008-03-08. p. 15.
  4. ^ Malyon, Mike (2009-07-18). "Constituents 'are cheated'". Coventry Telegraph. p. 2.
  5. ^ a b "Elections in Warwickshire – 6th May". Warwickshire County Council. Retrieved 2010-05-15.
  6. ^ http://news.warwickshire.gov.uk/blog/2013/12/13/bedworth-west-by-election/

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