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Blackpool Borough Council elections

The unitary Blackpool Borough Council in England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2003, 42 councillors have been elected from 21 wards.[1]

Contents

  • Political control 1
  • Full council elections 2
  • Borough result maps 3
  • By-election results 4
    • 1997–2000 4.1
    • 2000–2003 4.2
    • 2007–2011 4.3
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Political control

Since 1997 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1997–2007
Conservative 2007–2011
Labour 2011 – present

Full council elections

Borough result maps

By-election results

1997–2000

Marton By-Election 7 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 963 48.1 +0.3
Labour 878 43.8 -8.4
Liberal Democrat 162 8.1 +8.1
Majority 85 4.3
Turnout 2,003
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Waterloo By-Election 23 July 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 532 36.8 -1.7
Liberal Democrat 468 32.4 +8.3
Labour 447 30.9 -6.6
Majority 64 4.4
Turnout 1,447 30.8
Conservative hold Swing
Ingthorpe By-Election 21 January 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 914 63.2 +1.5
Conservative 533 36.8 -1.5
Majority 381 26.4
Turnout 1,447 26
Labour hold Swing

2000–2003

Waterloo By-Election 7 June 2001[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Carol Radcliffe 859 33.1 +1.7
Conservative John Herdman 833 32.1 -9.5
Liberal Democrat Ian Coleman 696 26.8 -0.3
Independent Ann Edwards 208 8.0 +8.0
Majority 26 1.0
Turnout 2,596
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Brunswick By-Election 13 September 2001[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barry Cresswell 515 53.5 -9.5
Liberal Democrat Steven Bate 255 26.5 +26.5
Conservative Andrew Stansfield 135 14.0 -23.0
First Alliance Kenneht Coups 38 3.9 +3.9
Independent Charles Thomas 20 2.1 +2.1
Majority 260 27.0
Turnout 963 20
Labour hold Swing

2007–2011

Park By-Election 26 June 2008[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Collins 977 55.2 +28.1
Labour Roy Fisher 448 25.3 -8.1
BNP Les Joy 218 12.3 -4.8
Liberal Democrat Susan Close 97 5.5 -8.5
UKIP Colin Porter 30 1.7 -6.7
Majority 529 29.9
Turnout 1,770
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Stanley By-Election 20 August 2009[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jean Kenrick 648 32.8 -28.2
Labour John Jones 602 30.5 +4.6
Liberal Democrat Michael Hodkinson 332 16.8 +3.6
UKIP Colin Porter 203 10.3 +10.3
BNP Les Joy 192 9.7 +9.7
Majority 46 2.3
Turnout 1,977 36.4
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Councillors – Information". Blackpool Council. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Blackpool".  
  3. ^ "Local elections".  
  4. ^ "Labour win Waterloo by-election".  
  5. ^ "Marriage councillors".  
  6. ^ "Tory triumph in Blackpool's Park Ward".  
  7. ^ "Tories win tough fight for Stanley".  
  • By-election results

External links

  • Blackpool Council
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