Dover District Council elections

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Dover District Council in Kent, England is elected every four years.

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Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties: [1]

Party in controlYears
Conservative 1973 - 1991
No overall control 1991 - 1995
Labour 1995 - 1999
No overall control 1999 - 2007
Conservative 2007–present

Council elections

Borough result maps

By-election results

1999-2003

Middle Deal By-Election 16 December 1999
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour 75550.3-16.0
Conservative 66544.3+10.6
Liberal Democrats 815.4+5.4
Majority906.0
Turnout 1,50130.2
Labour hold Swing
Castle By-Election 18 May 2000
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative 55869.2+7.4
Labour 24830.8-7.4
Majority31038.4
Turnout 80634.1
Conservative hold Swing
St Margarets-at-Cliffe By-Election 13 April 2000
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative 61971.2+1.6
Labour 15818.2-13.0
Liberal Democrats 9210.6+1.6
Majority46153.0
Turnout 86935.2
Conservative hold Swing
Noningstone By-Election 8 March 2001
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative 24559.5-7.1
Labour 9924.0-9.4
Liberal Democrats 6816.5+16.5
Majority14635.5
Turnout 41235.2
Conservative hold Swing

2003-2007

St Margaret's-At-Cliffe By-Election 15 April 2004 [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Margaret Philpott74960.5-0.3
Liberal Democrats Patrick Acarnley23418.9+18.9
Labour John Adams21417.2-4.9
Independent Stewart Dimmock433.5+0.0
Majority51541.6
Turnout 1,23934.5
Conservative hold Swing
Walmer By-Election 23 June 2005 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Christopher Smith1,03161.0+0.2
Labour Ernest Brimmell44926.5-12.7
Liberal Democrats John Featherstone21112.5+12.5
Majority58234.5
Turnout 1,69129.2
Conservative hold Swing
Little Stour & Ashstone By-Election 20 July 2006 (2) [8]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Susan Chandler892
Conservative Jane Sheridan748
Liberal Democrats Bryan Curtis336
Liberal Democrats Sheila Smith254
Labour Benet Bano111
Labour Ernest Brimmel110
Turnout 2,45124.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

2007-2011

Aylesham By-Election 27 September 2007 [9] [10]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Robert Thompson66179.7+11.4
Conservative Marianne Ford10813.0-12.6
Independent Reginald Hansell597.1+0.9
Independent Edward Lee-Delisle10.1+0.1
Majority55366.7
Turnout 82923.7
Labour hold Swing
Maxton, Elms Vale and Priory By-Election 27 September 2007 [9] [11]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Viviane Revell36533.7-3.3
Liberal Democrats John Mackie27425.3+6.1
Conservative Jennifer Morgan25223.3-8.2
Independent Graham Wanstall706.5-5.8
UKIP Peter Campbell-Marshall656.0+6.0
Independent Victor Morgan565.2+5.2
Majority918.4
Turnout 1,08220.2
Labour hold Swing
Little Stour and Ashtone By-Election 24 April 2008 [12]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Mike Conolly1,10966.0-1.9
Liberal Democrats Bryan Curtis45927.3+5.4
Labour John Bird1136.7-3.5
Majority65038.7
Turnout 1,68131.2
Conservative hold Swing
St Radigund's By-Election 30 October 2008 [13]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Viv REVELL24432.7
Conservative Mandy Marie SEHMBI21929.4
Liberal Democrats Dean STILES9312.5
Dover AllianceRaymond John WHITE8611.5
English Democrat Tony OVENDEN729.7
UKIP Vic MATCHAM324.3
Majority25
Turnout 20.86
Labour gain from Independent Swing
Lydden and Temple Ewell By-Election 16 December 2010 [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Geoffrey LYMER23962.2-5.3
Labour Peter WALKER9023.4+0.7
UKIP Victor Peter MATCHAM5514.3+4.7
Majority149
Turnout 20.3
Conservative hold Swing

2011-2015

Maxton, Elms Vale and Priory Ward By-Election 2 May 2013 [15]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Peter Michael WALLACE74453.7+3.5
Conservative Deborah Nicholson BOULARES64246.3-3.5
Majority102
Turnout 26.58
Labour hold Swing

Percentage change is since 2011.


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References

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  2. The District of Dover (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  3. legislation.gov.uk - The Kent (District Boundaries) Order 1987. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
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  5. legislation.gov.uk - The District of Dover (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
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