Wear Valley local elections


Wear Valley local elections

Wear Valley Council is elected every four years.

Political control

Labour 1973 - 1976

No overall control 1976 - 1979

Labour 1979 - 1991

Liberal Democrat 1991 - 1995

Labour 1995 - 2007

No overall control 2007 - present

Council elections

Wear Valley Council election 1999

Wear Valley Council election 2003

Wear Valley Council election 2007

By-election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 359
percentage = 49.0
change = +4.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate =
votes = 249
percentage = 34.0
change = -14.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 125
percentage = 17.1
change = +10.0
Election box majority
votes = 110
percentage = 15.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 733
percentage = 22.9
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 208
percentage = 52.1
change = -1.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate =
votes = 191
percentage = 47.9
change = +1.8
Election box majority
votes = 17
percentage = 4.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 399
percentage = 23.1
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate =
votes = 713
percentage = 56.0
change = -2.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Kenneth Bowser
votes = 287
percentage = 22.5
change = -11.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate =
votes = 273
percentage = 21.4
change = +21.4
Election box majority
votes = 426
percentage = 33.5
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,273
percentage = 36.5
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Rose Seabury
votes = 328
percentage = 59.6
change = -10.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Bailey
votes = 180
percentage = 32.7
change = +2.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Stuart Neil
votes = 42
percentage = 0.7
change = +0.7
Election box majority
votes = 148
percentage = 26.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 550
percentage = 21.8
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Samuel Zair
votes = 181
percentage = 36.7
change = +11.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Robert Yorke
votes = 161
percentage = 32.7
change = -4.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = James Tague
votes = 135
percentage = 27.3
change = +27.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Margaret Hopson
votes = 16
percentage = 3.2
change = +3.2
Election box majority
votes = 20
percentage = 4.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 493
percentage = 21.0
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = Independent (politician)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Bailey
votes = 157
percentage = 50.5
change = +6.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Jay Smith
votes = 154
percentage = 49.5
change = -6.0
Election box majority
votes = 3
percentage = 1.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 311
percentage = 24.0
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Norman Strongman
votes = 360
percentage = 52.1
change = -2.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Diane Hardaker
votes = 331
percentage = 47.9
change = +2.1
Election box majority
votes = 29
percentage = 4.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 691
percentage = 21.6
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

External links

* [http://www.wearvalley.gov.uk Wear Valley Council]


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