Thanet District Council elections

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Thanet 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 1973–1987
No overall control 1987–1991
Conservative 1991–1995
Labour 1995–2003
Conservative 2003–2011
No overall control 2011–2015
UKIP 2015–2019
No overall control (Labour minority)2019–present

Council elections

May 2019 election results

May 2015 election results

May 2011 election results

May 2007 election results

May 2003 election results

May 1999 election results

May 1995 election results

May 1991 election results

May 1987 election results

May 1983 election results

May 1979 election results

May 1976 election results

May 1973 election results

County result maps

By-election results

1995–1999

Northdown Park By-Election 20 March 1997
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour 54843.2
Conservative 33826.6
Independent 18714.7
Thanet Socialists13310.4
Liberal Democrats 624.9
Majority21016.6
Turnout 1,268
Labour hold Swing
Pier By-Election 1 October 1998
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour 16451.3-14.6
Conservative 13742.8+27.2
Liberal Democrats 195.9+0.8
Majority278.5
Turnout 32015.2
Labour hold Swing -20.9

1999–2003

Margate West By-Election 18 November 1999
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative 56572.9+34.1
Labour 21027.1-10.0
Majority35545.8
Turnout 77515.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +22.1
Central Westcliffe By-Election 22 June 2000
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative 85868.9+68.9
Labour 38831.1-20.4
Majority47037.8
Turnout 1,24623.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +44.7
Cliftonville By-Election 22 February 2001
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative 1,02660.4-0.5
Labour 54432.0-7.1
Independent 1307.6+7.6
Majority48228.4
Turnout 1,70027.4
Conservative hold Swing +3.3

2003–2007

Margate Central By-Election 30 October 2003 [12]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour John Watkins37041.0-4.8
Conservative Ramesh Chhabra20122.3-23.2
BNP Robert Parker17219.1+19.1
Liberal Democrats Guy Voizey859.4+9.4
UKIP Timothy Stocks374.1+4.1
Socialist Alliance Karen Cardwell192.1+2.1
Independent Francis Foy182.0-10.7
Majority16918.7
Turnout 90225.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +9.2
Sir Moses Montefiore By-Election 15 July 2004 [13]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Alan Poole37833.2-13.3
Conservative Robert Burgess34230.1-6.1
UKIP Michael Taylor28825.3+25.3
Liberal Democrats Vincent Knight13011.4-5.9
Majority363.1
Turnout 1,13831.1
Labour hold Swing +3.6

2007–2011

Thanet Villages By-Election 4 June 2009 [14] [15]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Independent Bob Grove93747.3+4.0
Conservative Peter Landi59630.1-6.5
Liberal Democrats Louisa Latham31615.9+15.9
Labour Rebecca Scobie1336.7-13.4
Majority34117.2
Turnout 1,98241.0
Independent hold Swing +5.3
Dane Valley By-Election 3 December 2009 [16]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Sandra Hart31834.2-3.9
Liberal Democrats Bill Furness26028.0+28.0
Conservative Ingrid Spencer22223.9-19.7
Independent Wendy Allan13014.0-4.4
Majority586.2
Turnout 93017.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

2015-present

Margate Central by-election 3 August 2017 [17]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labour Ian Venables45457.5+23.7
Conservative Reece Pugh19024.1+3.6
UKIP Liz Plewis526.6-25.2
Liberal Democrats John Finnegan334.2N/A
No descriptionDean McCastree243.0N/A
Green Bernard Kirkham232.9-8.6
Independent Pip Rees131.6N/A
Majority26433.4
Turnout 79021.3
Labour gain from UKIP Swing

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  2. The District of Thanet (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
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