Waverley Borough Council elections

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The Waverley Borough Council of Waverley, Surrey, is elected every four years.

Surrey County of England

Surrey is a county in South East England which borders Kent to the east, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast.

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Conservative Party (UK) Political party in the United Kingdom

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, sometimes informally called the Tories, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom. The governing party since 2010, it is the largest in the House of Commons, with 312 Members of Parliament, and also has 249 members of the House of Lords, 4 members of the European Parliament, 31 Members of the Scottish Parliament, 11 members of the Welsh Assembly, eight members of the London Assembly and 8,916 local councillors.

Liberal Democrats (UK) Political party in the United Kingdom

The Liberal Democrats is a liberal political party in the United Kingdom. It is currently led by Vince Cable. The party has 12 Members of Parliament in the House of Commons, 96 members of the House of Lords, 16 members of the European Parliament, five Members of the Scottish Parliament and one member in both the Welsh Assembly and London Assembly. At the height of its influence, the party was in a coalition government with the Conservative Party from 2010 to 2015.

Council elections

The 2015 Waverley Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Waverley Borough Council in England as one of the 2015 local elections, held simultaneously with the General Election.

The 2019 Waverley Borough Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect members of Waverley Borough Council in England as one of the 2019 local elections.

By-election results

Farnham Waverley By-Election 21 November 1996
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative 68550.8
Liberal Democrat 55040.8
Labour 1138.4
Majority13510.0
Turnout 1,348
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Milford By-Election 11 December 1997
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative 58753.9+25.3
Liberal Democrat 46042.2-29.2
Labour 423.9+3.9
Majority12711.7
Turnout 1,08936.1
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Godalming North West By-Election 30 September 1999
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrat 67057.9+12.0
Conservative 42837.0-4.3
Labour 605.2-7.7
Majority24220.9
Turnout 1,15828.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Farnham Bourne By-Election 7 June 2001
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative 1,66050.0-12.4
Liberal Democrat 1,47144.3+6.6
Labour 1915.8+5.8
Majority1895.7
Turnout 3,322
Conservative hold Swing

Farnham Weybourne and Badshot Lea By-Election 8 December 2001
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrat 50749.3+2.2
Conservative 47846.5+26.4
Labour 434.2-5.0
Majority292.8
Turnout 1,02829.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Farnham Firgrove By-Election 22 April 2004
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Bob Frost69347.0+14.8
Liberal Democrat Joan Clark66845.3-12.6
UKIP Alastair Murdoch805.4-4.5
Labour Andrew Jones342.3+2.3
Majority251.7
Turnout 1,47546.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing
Cranleigh East By-Election 22 July 2004
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrat Ken Reed93648.1+0.7
Conservative 85543.9+1.8
Labour 1568.0-2.5
Majority814.2
Turnout 1,94739.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Haslemere Critchmere and Shottermill By-Election 5 May 2005
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Democrat 1,42150.6
Conservative 1,38649.4
Majority351.2
Turnout 2,807
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Godalming Holloway By-Election 15 September 2005
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Peter Martin83358.9+7.0
Liberal Democrat Simon Cordon55539.2-8.9
Labour 271.9+1.9
Majority27819.7
Turnout 1,41544.2
Conservative hold Swing
Ewhurst By-Election 23 March 2006
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Independent Diane James 37238.4+38.4
Conservative Richard Cleaves36037.2-16.1
Liberal Democrat Ruth Reed23023.8-22.9
Labour Richard Chaundy60.6+0.6
Majority121.2
Turnout 96858.6
Independent gain from Conservative Swing
Farnham Shortheath & Boundstone by-election 18 August 2016
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Farnham ResidentsJohn Ward35647.6+7.0
Conservative Donal O'Neill23331.1-14.0
Liberal Democrat Sylvia Jacobs9012.0N/A
Independent Andrew Jones433.4N/A
UKIP Jim Burroughs263.5N/A
Majority12316.5
Turnout 75323.01
Farnham Residents gain from Conservative Swing
Farnham Castle by-election 18 August 2016 [8]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Farnham ResidentsJerry Hyman38640.6+6.0
Liberal Democrat Stewart Edge29230.7+6.3
Conservative Nicholas Le Gal Le Gal22924.1-2.3
UKIP George Hesse434.5N/A
Majority949.9
Turnout 95330.17
Farnham Residents gain from Conservative Swing
  1. The Borough of Waverley (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1979
  2. legislation.gov.uk - The Surrey (District Boundaries) Order 1986. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  3. legislation.gov.uk - The Hampshire and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  4. legislation.gov.uk - The Surrey and West Sussex (County Boundaries) Order 1992. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  5. legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Waverley (Electoral Changes) Order 1999. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  6. legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Waverley (Electoral Changes) (Amendment) Order 2000. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  7. legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Waverley (Electoral Changes) (Amendment) Order 2006. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  8. http://www.farnhamherald.com/article.cfm?id=113154&headline=By-election%20results%20are%20in&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2016

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