Rochester-upon-Medway City Council elections

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Rochester-upon-Medway was a non-metropolitan district in Kent, England. It was abolished on 1 April 1998 and replaced by Medway.

City of Rochester-upon-Medway district council area

Rochester-upon-Medway was a local government district in north Kent, England from 1974 to 1998.

Non-metropolitan district Type of local government district in England

Non-metropolitan districts, or colloquially "shire districts", are a type of local government district in England. As created, they are sub-divisions of non-metropolitan counties in a two-tier arrangement.

Kent County of England

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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
Labour 1973-1976
Conservative 1976-1991
No overall control 1991-1995
Labour 1995-1998

Council elections

City result maps

By-election results

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References

  1. "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. The Borough of Medway (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976