West Wiltshire local elections


West Wiltshire local elections

West Wiltshire District Council came into being as a result of local government reorganisation in 1972. Elections to it have been held every four years since 1971. The Council will be merged into a new unitary authority for the whole of Wiltshire as part of the 2009 structural changes to local government in England.

Political control

No overall control 1973 - 1979

Conservative 1979 - 1991

Liberal Democrat 1991 - 2003

No overall control 2003 - 2007

Conservative 2007 - present

Council elections

West Wiltshire Council election, 1999

West Wiltshire Council election, 2003

West Wiltshire Council election, 2007

By-election results

1995-1999

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 198
percentage = 41.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate =
votes = 144
percentage = 30.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 137
percentage = 28.6
change =
Election box majority
votes = 54
percentage = 11.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 479
percentage =
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
loser = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 325
percentage = 35.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 284
percentage = 30.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate =
votes = 246
percentage = 26.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate =
votes = 63
percentage = 6.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 41
percentage = 4.5
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 918
percentage =
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
loser = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate =
votes = 151
percentage = 29.8
change = -6.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 112
percentage = 22.1
change = -8.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Anthony Jay
votes = 110
percentage = 21.7
change = +4.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 79
percentage = 15.6
change = -0.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate =
votes = 54
percentage = 10.7
change = +10.7
Election box majority
votes = 39
percentage = 7.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 506
percentage = 20.6
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate =
votes = 334
percentage = 44.1
change = +16.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 182
percentage = 24.0
change = -6.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Frederick Anthony Durrant
votes = 113
percentage = 14.9
change = +0.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 84
percentage = 11.1
change = -17.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green_Party_of_England_and_Wales
candidate =
votes = 45
percentage = 5.9
change = +5.9
Election box majority
votes = 152
percentage = 20.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 758
percentage = 18.5
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

1999-2003

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Andrew Milton
votes = 337
percentage = 53.7
change = +15.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate =
votes = 290
percentage = 46.3
change = +8.0
Election box majority
votes = 47
percentage = 7.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 627
percentage = 17.8
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Michael Raymond Pearce
votes = 694
percentage = 36.3
change = -1.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Russell Mark Jonathan Hawker
votes = 659
percentage = 34.4
change = +10.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Michael Sutton
votes = 561
percentage = 29.3
change = +7.4
Election box majority
votes = 35
percentage = 1.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,914
percentage = 22.6
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

2003-2007

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Vic Oakman
votes = 373
percentage = 44.7
change = +13.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Kenneth Williams
votes = 237
percentage = 28.4
change = +28.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Malcolm Paton
votes = 224
percentage = 26.9
change = -30.1
Election box majority
votes = 136
percentage = 16.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 834
percentage = 19.8
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
loser = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Sarah Content
votes = 416
percentage = 52.7
change = +5.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Peter Fuller
votes = 283
percentage = 35.8
change = +1.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green_Party_of_England_and_Wales
candidate = Timothy Unsworth
votes = 52
percentage = 6.6
change = -4.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Liam Silcocks
votes = 39
percentage = 4.9
change = -2.7
Election box majority
votes = 133
percentage = 16.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 790
percentage = 20.0
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = David Lovell
votes = 777
percentage = 44.3
change = +23.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = William Parks
votes = 736
percentage = 42.0
change = -14.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Michael Turner
votes = 121
percentage = 6.9
change = -3.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = May Law
votes = 120
percentage = 6.8
change = +6.8
Election box majority
votes = 41
percentage = 2.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,754
percentage = 28.6
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Philippa Ridout
votes = 572
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Roger John Coveney
votes = 448
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Michael Turner
votes = 332
percentage =
change =
Election box majority
votes = 124
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,342
percentage = 21.2
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Independent (politician)
swing =

2007-2011

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Halik
votes = 452
percentage = 55.3
change = +21.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Knight
votes = 366
percentage = 44.7
change = +3.8
Election box majority
votes = 86
percentage = 10.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 818
percentage = 18.1
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

References

External links

* [http://www.westwiltshire.gov.uk West Wiltshire Council]


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