East Lindsey District Council elections

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East Lindsey District Council in Lincolnshire, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 1999, 60 councillors have been elected from 48 wards.[1]

Political control[edit]

Since the foundation of the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Independent 1973 - 2003
No overall control 2003–present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

1995-1999[edit]

North Somercotes By-Election 10 July 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 247 50.4 +3.1
Independent 174 35.5 -3.6
Liberal Democrats 69 14.1 +14.1
Majority 73 14.9
Turnout 490 26.0
Labour hold Swing
Sibsey By-Election 30 October 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent 190 59.4
Labour 130 40.6
Majority 60 18.8
Turnout 320 15.0
Independent hold Swing

1999-2003[edit]

Ludford By-Election 24 June 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 305 48.2
Independent 147 23.1
Labour 132 21.0
Independent 49 7.7
Majority 158 25.1
Turnout 633 39.0
Tetney By-Election 27 June 2002[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 241 62.0
Liberal Democrats 148 38.0
Majority 93 24.0
Turnout 389 21.0
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Louth St Mary's By-Election 9 January 2003[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Rosalie Morrison 243 36.5 -5.2
Conservative 229 34.4 -23.9
Liberal Democrats 193 29.0 +29.0
Majority 14 2.1
Turnout 665 40.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

2003-2007[edit]

Tetford By-Election 14 July 2005[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jacqueline MacKenzie 244 45.8 +7.2
Liberal Democrats Ian Shephard 143 26.8 +3.7
Independent Giles Crust 77 14.4 -23.9
Independent Patrick O'Neill 69 12.9 -25.4
Majority 101 19.0
Turnout 533 30.5
Conservative hold Swing
Mablethorpe East By-Election 27 April 2006[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anthony Howard 213 42.9 +10.2
Conservative Charles Handley 123 24.8 +24.8
Liberal Democrats Helen Parkhurst 114 23.0 -12.9
UKIP Christopher Pain 46 9.3 +9.3
Majority 90 18.1
Turnout 496 34.1
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Skegness St Clements By-Election 30 November 2006[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Phil Kemp 356 46.7
Conservative Mike Perry 249 32.7
UKIP Chrisopher Pain 157 20.6
Majority 107 14.0
Turnout 762 20.0
Labour hold Swing
Sutton on Sea South By-Election 30 November 2006[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats 273 44.5 +28.1
Independent 198 32.3 -19.7
Labour 142 23.2 +23.2
Majority 75 12.2
Turnout 613 31.0
Liberal Democrats gain from Independent Swing

2007-2011[edit]

Roughton By-Election 7 February 2008[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Jean Hill 383 64.0 +20.6
Conservative Michael Clarke 215 36.0 -7.5
Majority 168 28.0
Turnout 598 32.7
Independent gain from Conservative Swing
Sibsey By-Election 22 October 2009[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Clarke unopposed
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Councillors, Parishes and Wards". East Lindsey District Council. Archived from the original on 2008-02-03. Retrieved 2010-04-13.
  2. ^ "East Lindsey". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
  3. ^ The District of East Lindsey (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1979
  4. ^ "East Lindsey". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of East Lindsey (Electoral Changes) Order 1998 Archived March 13, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The East Lindsey (Electoral Changes) Order 2014. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  7. ^ "East Enders desert BNP". guardian.co.uk. 2002-06-28. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
  8. ^ "Labour makes surprise byelection gain". guardian.co.uk. 2003-01-10. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
  9. ^ "Strong swing to Labour in local byelections". guardian.co.uk. 2005-07-15. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
  10. ^ "Byelection boost for Labour". guardian.co.uk. 2006-04-28. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
  11. ^ a b "Lib Dems gain four seats in council byelections". guardian.co.uk. 2006-12-01. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
  12. ^ "Ex-chancellor's brother stands for election; The brother of former Chancellor Ken Clarke is hoping to become a member of Manby-based East Lindsey District Council". Grimsby Telegraph. 2008-02-06. p. 7.
  13. ^ "Statement as to persons nominated" (PDF). East Lindsey District Council. Retrieved 2009-10-23.[dead link]

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