Cheshire East Council elections

Cheshire East is a unitary authority in Cheshire, England. It was created on 1 April 2009 replacing Congleton, Crewe and Nantwich, Macclesfield and Cheshire County Council.[1]

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 2008 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2][3]

Party in control Years
Conservative 2008–2019
No Overall Control 2019-present

Council elections

District result maps

Cheshire East UK local election 2011 map

2011 results map

Changes between elections

By-elections

Knutsford By-Election 9 October 2008[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Steve Wilkinson 1,679 59.7 +2.1
Liberal Democrat Caroline Aldhouse 817 29.0 +5.0
Labour Laurie Burton 318 11.3 -7.2
Majority 862 30.7
Turnout 2,814 28.0
Conservative hold Swing
Cholmondeley By-Election 19 November 2009[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Wilfred Davies 1,764 77.6 +6.6
Liberal Democrat Bryan Halson 508 22.4 +4.9
Majority 1,256 55.2
Turnout 2,272 19.6
Conservative hold Swing
Bunbury by-election, 22 March 2018[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Green, Chris 663 53.3 -16.9
Liberal Democrat Jones, Mark Peregrine Ireland 342 27.5 +27.5
Labour Lomax, Jake 178 14.3 -3.4
Green Sharkey, Mark 60 4.8 -7.2
Majority 321 25.82
Turnout 1,243 33.41
Conservative hold Swing

Changes of affiliation

Michael Jones (Bunbury) left the Conservative Party in September 2017. His later resignation from the council triggered the by-election on 22 March 2018.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Local Democracy- Voting and Elections". Cheshire East Council. Retrieved 2014-08-26.
  2. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Cheshire East". BBC News Online. 2008-04-19. Retrieved 2009-11-20.
  4. ^ "Knutsford By-Election Win for Pickmere Man". Cheshire East Council. 2008-10-10. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2009-11-20.
  5. ^ "headline headline headline". Crewe Chronicle. 2009-11-20. Retrieved 2009-11-20.
  6. ^ "Britain Elects on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2018-03-24.
  7. ^ "Declaration of result of poll - Bunbury Ward" (PDF). Cheshire East Council. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  8. ^ Ryan, Belinda (2018-03-23). "Conservatives hold Bunbury seat - but their majority was slashed by 17%". crewechronicle. Retrieved 2018-03-24.

External links

2008 Cheshire East Council election

Elections to the newly created Cheshire East Council took place on 1 May 2008. Elections occurred in all 27 wards, with each ward returning three councillors to the council. The wards were identical to the former Cheshire County Council wards.

From May 2008 until April 2009, the elected members formed a "shadow" council, which made preparations for the changeover from the county and borough structure to the new unitary authority structure. Thereafter, the members serve for two years from May 2009 with the next elections are scheduled for May 2011.

2011 Cheshire East Council election

Elections to Cheshire East Council took place on Thursday 5 May 2011. Elections occurred in all 52 wards, with each ward returning between one and three councillors to the council.

The wards were all new, having been created in a boundary review which took effect in January 2011. They replaced the previous 27 three-seat wards used in the 2008 election, which were identical to the former Cheshire County Council wards.

2015 Cheshire East Council election

The 2015 Cheshire East Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of the Cheshire East Council in England. They occurred on the same day as other local elections.

2019 Cheshire East Council election

Elections to Cheshire East Council took place on Thursday 2 May 2019 in all 52 wards, with each ward returning between one and three councillors to the council. The Conservative party party lost overall control of the council, losing 17 seats; the Labour party gained 9 seats, independents gained 6 and the Liberal Democrats gained 2.

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Cheshire West and Chester Council is the local authority of Cheshire West and Chester. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. It provides a full range of local government services including Council Tax billing, libraries, social services, processing planning applications, waste collection and disposal, and it is a local education authority. The council was first elected on 1 May 2008, a year before coming into its legal powers on 1 April 2009. After an election in May 2019, no party holds overall control.

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