West Devon local elections


West Devon local elections

West Devon Council is elected every four years.

Political control

Independent 1973 - 1987

No overall control 1987 - 1991

Independent 1991 - 1995

Liberal Democrat 1995 - 1999

No overall control 1999 - present

Council elections

West Devon Council election, 1999

West Devon Council election, 2003

West Devon Council election, 2007

By-election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = unopposed
percentage =
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Independent (politician)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 248
percentage = 52.3
change = +52.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate =
votes = 226
percentage = 47.7
change = +47.7
Election box majority
votes = 22
percentage = 4.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 474
percentage = 41.0
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Independent (politician)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 1,075
percentage = 51.7
change = +10.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate =
votes = 1,006
percentage = 48.3
change = +25.2
Election box majority
votes = 69
percentage = 3.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,081
percentage =
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate =
votes = 228
percentage = 56.3
change = +11.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 177
percentage = 43.7
change = -11.6
Election box majority
votes = 51
percentage = 12.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 405
percentage = 36.0
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Robert Sampson
votes = 310
percentage = 58.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Thomas Wells
votes = 224
percentage = 41.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 86
percentage = 16.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 534
percentage = 46.0
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Independent (politician)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Adam Bridgewater
votes = 812
percentage = 59.3
change = +33.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Whitcomb
votes = 425
percentage = 31.0
change = +4.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Vanni Cook
votes = 133
percentage = 9.7
change = -5.0
Election box majority
votes = 387
percentage = 28.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,370
percentage = 33.9
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

External links

* [http://www.westdevon.gov.uk West Devon Council]


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