Wycombe District Council elections

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Wycombe District Council in Buckinghamshire, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2003, 60 councillors have been elected from 28 wards.

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
Conservative 1973 - 1995
No overall control 1995 - 1999
Conservative 1999 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1995-1999[edit]

Marsh & Micklefield By-Election 30 October 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Margaret Draper? 375 48.6 -12.5
Conservative 319 43.3 +29.8
Liberal Democrat 77 10.0 -15.4
Majority 56 5.3
Turnout 771
Labour hold Swing
Lane End & Piddington By-Election 23 April 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 408 46.2 +9.7
Conservative 390 44.1 +11.7
Labour 86 9.7 -21.4
Majority 18 2.1
Turnout 884
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

1999-2003[edit]

Great Marlow By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 434 55.9 -0.7
Independent 342 44.1 +0.7
Majority 92 11.8
Turnout 776
Conservative hold Swing
Hambledon Valley By-Election 29 November 2001[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 326 49.9 -20.5
Independent 200 30.6 +30.6
Labour 127 19.4 -10.2
Majority 126 19.3
Turnout 653 34.0
Conservative hold Swing
Hazlemere West By-Election 11 July 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bob Bate? 542 78.0 +11.7
Labour 153 22.0 -11.7
Majority 389 56.0
Turnout 695 29.1
Conservative hold Swing

2003-2007[edit]

Tylers Green and Loudwater By-Election 5 May 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Bainton 2,172 54.1 +5.4
Liberal Democrat Ian Forbes 1,092 27.2 +5.6
Labour Ian Bates 748 18.6 +7.9
Majority 1,080 26.9
Turnout 4,012 62.8
Conservative hold Swing
The Wooburns By-Election 30 June 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon Bazley 404 74.5 +39.0
Independent Jonathan Ashman 138 25.5 -18.5
Majority 266 49.0
Turnout 542
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Chiltern Rise By-Election 17 November 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian McEnnis 357 47.4 +8.2
Liberal Democrat Neil Timberlake 316 42.0 +10.9
Labour Ian Bates 80 10.6 +10.6
Majority 41 5.4
Turnout 753 18.8
Conservative hold Swing
Greater Marlow By-Election 2 March 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Helen Wilkinson-Makey 491 56.4 +14.8
Liberal Democrat Ivor Coleman 244 28.0 +28.0
Labour Janet Pritchard 135 15.5 +15.5
Majority 247 28.4
Turnout 870 22.4
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Tylers Green & Loudwater By-Election 20 April 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Katrina Wood 888 65.8 +17.1
Liberal Democrat Ian Forbes 387 28.7 +7.1
Labour Sadia Hussain 75 5.6 -5.1
Majority 501 37.1
Turnout 1,350 21.6
Conservative hold Swing
Great Hughenden By-Election 9 November 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Larry Haig 1,040 65.4 +9.7
Liberal Democrat William Barnes 549 34.6 +4.7
Majority 491 30.8
Turnout 1,589 24.3
Conservative hold Swing

2007-2011[edit]

Marlow North and West By-Election 7 February 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Richard Scott 928 61.1 +3.6
Liberal Democrat Carol Cummins 382 25.1 -8.4
Labour Paul Mansell 209 13.8 +4.9
Majority 546 36.0
Turnout 1,519 22.6
Conservative hold Swing
Totteridge By-Election 23 April 2009[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Steve Guy 733 54.1 +36.5
Conservative Tim Hewish 408 30.1 -10.9
Labour Ian Bates 214 15.8 -25.6
Majority 325 24.0
Turnout 1,355 31.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wycombe". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-03-27.
  2. ^ The District of Wycombe (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1980
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Buckinghamshire (District Boundaries) Order 1987. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Wycombe (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  7. ^ "Labour regains Burnley". guardian.co.uk. 2001-11-30. Retrieved 2010-03-27.
  8. ^ "Lib Dem wins Totteridge by-election". Bucks Free Press. 2009-04-24. Retrieved 2010-03-27.

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