Canterbury City Council elections

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Canterbury City Council is elected every four years.

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Political control

Party in controlYears
Conservative 1973–1991
No overall control 1991–2007
Conservative 2007–present

Council elections

Result maps

By-election results

1995-1999

Swalecliffe By-Election 3 April 1997
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative 56435.1
Liberal Democrats 55234.4
Labour 49030.5
Majority120.7
Turnout 1,60651.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Gorrell By-Election 25 September 1997
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour 57744.1-12.1
Conservative 56743.3+11.3
Liberal Democrats 15111.5-0.4
UKIP 141.1+1.1
Majority100.8
Turnout 1,309
Labour hold Swing
Marshside By-Election 25 September 1997
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour 31349.8-13.2
Conservative 18329.1+2.0
Liberal Democrats 13321.1+13.8
Majority13020.7
Turnout 629
Labour hold Swing

1999-2003

Marshside By-Election 16 March 2000
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrats Heather Lloyd32938.3+21.6
Conservative Elizabeth Taylor28933.7-0.6
Labour Alan Thomas24128.1-21.0
Majority404.6
Turnout 85944.3
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Herne By-Election 7 September 2000
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrats Nigel Oakes86737.6+5.2
Conservative Alan White79734.5+9.0
Labour David Hornsby34414.9-2.6
Green Carol Davis1878.1-3.0
UKIP John Moore1124.9+4.9
Majority703.1
Turnout 2,30726.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Barton By-Election 7 June 2001
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Michael Northey1,18435.4-2.3
Liberal Democrats Valerie Ainscough1,17735.2-11.6
Labour Theresa Mawson82424.6+9.0
Green Steven Dawe1634.9+4.9
Majority70.2
Turnout 3,34862.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

2003-2007

North Nailbourne By-Election 22 January 2004
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Anderson54450.9-5.3
Liberal Democrats Janet Horsley47844.7+0.9
UKIP John Moore262.4+2.4
Labour Paul Todd212.0+2.0
Majority666.2
Turnout 1,06953.0
Conservative hold Swing
Barton By-Election 7 October 2004
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Michael Northey82044.8+10.4
Liberal Democrats James Flanagan69738.0-4.3
Green Keith Bothwell1457.9+0.9
Labour Laurence Ward1005.5-5.1
Council Tax Payers PartyJames Cooper703.8-2.0
Majority1236.8
Turnout 1,83231.8
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
West Bay By-Election 5 May 2005
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Vincent McMahan1,17737.6-13.2
Liberal Democrats Kevin Sims99231.7+13.5
Labour Brian Hunter75424.1-6.9
UKIP John Moore2056.6+6.6
Majority1855.9
Turnout 3,12867.5
Conservative hold Swing
Sturry South By-Election 29 June 2006
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Heather Taylor47452.4-23.1
Liberal Democrats David Mummery31835.1+23.3
Labour Andrew Fenyo899.8-2.8
Independent John Moore242.6+2.6
Majority15617.3
Turnout 90541.3
Conservative hold Swing

2007-2011

Barton By-Election 10 July 2008 [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrats Michael Steed 99351.8+9.3
Conservative Mark Evans70136.6+2.7
Green Keith Bothwell1216.3+6.3
Independent Blue Cooper1025.3-0.7
Majority29215.2
Turnout 1,91733.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

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References

  1. The City of Canterbury (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976
  2. The Canterbury and Shepway (Areas) Order 1985
  3. legislation.gov.uk - The Kent (District Boundaries) Order 1987. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  4. legislation.gov.uk - The City of Canterbury (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  5. "The Canterbury (Electoral Changes) Order 2014". legislation.gov.uk.
  6. "Barton Ward By Election Results". Canterbury City Council. Archived from the original on 2012-12-23. Retrieved 2008-07-20.