Herefordshire Council elections
Herefordshire is a unitary authority and ceremonial county in England. It was created on 1 April 1998 replacing Hereford, South Herefordshire, parts of Leominster and Malvern Hills and Hereford and Worcester County Council.
Since the first election to the council in 1997 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:
- ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
External links 2000 Herefordshire Council election
The first election to Herefordshire Council occurred on 4 May 2000, following the council's reconstitution as a unitary authority in 1998; following Herefordshire's separation from the short lived administrative county of Hereford and Worcester formed by a merger of Herefordshire and Worcestershire in 1974. All 37 wards were contested - each electing either one or two members to the council.
Elections were held for all of the new authority's 53 seats and resulted in the council passing into "no overall control" with the Liberal Democrats, who held 21 seats, forming the largest group in the council chamber. 2003 Herefordshire Council election
Elections to Herefordshire Council were held on 1 May 2003, along with other local elections in England and Scotland. Due to prior boundary reviews, all 38 wards were contested - with each ward electing either one two or three members to the council, with each successful candidate serving a four-year term of office, expiring in 2007. The council remained in no overall control, with the Conservative party replacing the Liberal Democrats as the largest party on the council, winning 20 out of a total of 56 seats on the council. 2007 Herefordshire Council election
Elections to Herefordshire Council were held on 3 May 2007, along with the other local elections in England and Scotland. The entire council was up for election, with each successful candidate serving a four-year term of office, expiring in 2011. The Conservative Party gained a majority on the council, after seven years of the council being under no overall control. 2015 Herefordshire Council election
The 2015 Herefordshire Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect all members of the Herefordshire Council in England. It was held on the same day as other local elections. 2019 Herefordshire Council election
The 2019 Herefordshire Council election took place on 2 May 2019 to elect 52 of 53 members of Herefordshire Council in England. The election in Ross North ward has been postponed until 6 June 2019 following the death of the UKIP candidate, Gareth Williams.
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