1999 Gravesham Borough Council election

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1999 Gravesham Borough Council election

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All 44 seats in the Gravesham Borough Council
23 seats needed for a majority
Turnout32.0%
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Last election 34 seats, 61.6% 10 seats, 29.7%
Seats won 29 15
Seat change Decrease5 Increase5
Percentage 51.0% 42.3%
Swing Decrease10.6% Increase12.7%

Council control before election


Labour

Council control after election


Labour

The 1999 Gravesham Borough Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Gravesham Borough Council in Kent, England. The whole council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

Election result[edit]

Gravesham Local Election Result 1999[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 29 -4 65.9 51.0 -10.6
  Conservative 15 +5 34.1 42.3 +12.7
  Independent 0 -1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gravesham". BBC News Online. Retrieved 24 September 2011.
  2. ^ "How the nations voted". The Times. 8 May 1999. p. 48.