Blackburn with Darwen local elections


Blackburn with Darwen local elections

There is a total of 64 seats on Blackburn with Darwen Council. As of 2006, the borough is divided up into 23 wards, all with three councillors with the exception of Earcroft, Whitehall, and North Turton and Tockholes, which have 2 members, and East Rural which has one. One third of the council is elected each year, followed by one year without election.

Wards

*Audley
*Bastwell
*Beardwood with Lammack
*Corporation Park
*Earcroft (2 members)
*East Rural (1 member)
*Ewood
*Fernhurst
*Higher Croft
*Little Harwood
*Livesey with Pleasington
*Marsh House
*Meadowhead
*Mill Hill
*North Turton with Tockholes (2 members)
*Queen's Park
*Roe Lee
*Shadsworth with Whitebirk
*Shear Brow
*Sudell
*Sunnyhurst
*Wensley Fold
*Whitehall (2 members)

Political control

Labour 1997 - 2007

No overall control 2007 - present

Council elections

*Blackburn with Darwen Council election, 1999
*Blackburn with Darwen Council election, 2000
*Blackburn with Darwen Council election, 2001
*Blackburn with Darwen Council election, 2002
*Blackburn with Darwen Council election, 2004
*Blackburn with Darwen Council election, 2006
*Blackburn with Darwen Council election, 2007
*Blackburn with Darwen Council election, 2008

By-election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Robin Evans
votes = 578
percentage = 32.1
change = +32.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Gail Barton
votes = 562
percentage = 31.2
change = -16.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = David D'Arcy
votes = 505
percentage = 28.1
change = -24.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Karl Turner
votes = 154
percentage = 8.6
change = +8.6
Election box majority
votes = 16
percentage = 0.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,799
percentage = 39.4
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = British National Party
loser = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Moira Barrett
votes = 492
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Francis Davis
votes = 443
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John East
votes = 300
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Anthony Melia
votes = 277
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Julie Slater
votes = 212
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Konrad Tapp
votes = 201
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Nicholas Holt
votes = 133
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Sam Stone
votes = 114
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Trevor Maxfield
votes = 109
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Anthony Dailly
votes = 106
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate
party = BNSP
candidate = Robin Evans
votes = 14
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate
party = BNSP
candidate = Natalia Finn
votes = 10
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,411
percentage = 37.1
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
loser = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Julie Slater
votes = 209
percentage = 28.1
change = +28.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Raseta
votes = 201
percentage = 27.0
change = -66.7
Election box candidate
party = England First
candidate = Stephen Hart
votes = 99
percentage = 13.3
change = +13.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Brian Dunning
votes = 91
percentage = 12.2
change = +12.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Stella McLennan
votes = 75
percentage = 10.1
change = +3.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Nicholas Holt
votes = 70
percentage = 9.4
change = +9.4
Election box majority
votes = 8
percentage = 1.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 745
percentage = 46.2
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Independent (politician)
loser = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

External links

* [http://www.blackburn.gov.uk Blackburn with Darwen Council]


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