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City of York Council elections

City of York Unitary Council in England is elected every four years.

Political control

Since 1995 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]
Party in control Years
Labour 1995 - 2003
Liberal Democrats 2003 - 2007
No overall control 2007 - 2011
Labour 2011 - present

Council elections

By-election results

1995-1999

Strensall and Stockton By-Election 30 May 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 767 46.1
Conservative 580 34.9
Labour 317 19.1
Majority 187 11.2
Turnout 1,664 33.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Osbaldwick By-Election 20 February 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 661 55.5
Labour 347 29.1
Conservative 183 15.4
Majority 314 26.4
Turnout 1,191 50.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Micklegate By-Election 30 October 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 847 53.0 +2.2
Conservative 529 32.1 -6.1
Liberal Democrat 244 14.8 +3.8
Majority 345 20.9
Turnout 1,647 33.6
Labour hold Swing

1999-2003

Bootham By-Election 11 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Kim Tarry 813 47.6 +25.1
Labour Alexander Fraser 635 37.2 -23.8
Conservative William Bennett 184 10.8 -5.8
Green Andrea Black 59 3.5 +3.5
Monster Raving Loony Graham Cambridge 18 1.1 +1.1
Majority 178
Turnout 1710 35.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Monk By-Election 18 May 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Nick Blitz 1180 46.9 +17.7
Labour Alistair MacDonald 708 28.2 -15.8
Conservative Kenneth Creek 545 21.7 -5.2
Green Gillian Cossham 81 3.2 +3.2
Majority 472
Turnout 2519 42.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Bishophill By-Election 22 February 2001[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Evans 686 36.9 -9.3
Liberal Democrat Martin Bartlett 556 29.9 +12.7
Green Andy Chase 370 19.9 +1.0
Conservative Bill Bennett 246 13.2 -4.5
Majority 130 7.0
Turnout 1,858 36.2
Labour hold Swing

2007-2011

Heworth Without By-Election 6 September 2007[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Nigel Ayre 914 46.7 +11.0
Conservative Adam Sinclair 703 35.9 -1.8
Labour Margaret Wells 219 11.2 -5.8
BNP Michaela Knight 63 3.2 +3.2
Green Charles Everett 58 3.0 -1.4
Majority 211 10.8
Turnout 1,957 61.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Heworth By-Election 10 September 2009[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barbara Boyce 876 34.0 -2.7
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Ayre 608 23.6 +11.5
Conservative Andrew Whitney 591 23.0 +2.3
Green Denise Craghill 302 11.7 -6.2
BNP Jeff Kelly 172 6.7 -5.9
Monster Raving Loony Eddie Vee 25 1.0 +1.0
Majority 268 10.4
Turnout 2,581 26.6
Labour hold Swing

Following the resignation of Labour Councillor Dr. Roger Pierce on health grounds, a By-Election was held on 14 October 2010.

Hull Road By-Election 14 October 2010[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mick Hoban 860 58.7 +24.5
Conservative Robin Dickson 296 20.2 -4.8
Liberal Democrat Rachael Williams 183 12.5 -3.3
Green John Cossham 84 5.7 -8.3
BNP Trevor Brown 42 2.9 -8.1
Majority 564 38.4
Turnout 1,468 18.3
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "York".  
  2. ^ "Local elections".  
  3. ^ "Labour claim Bishophill seat".  
  4. ^ "Lib Dems win Heworth Without By Election". City of York Council. Retrieved 2009-09-23. 
  5. ^ a b "Heworth by-election 10 September 2009". City of York Council. Retrieved 2009-09-23. 

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