Stoke-on-Trent City Council elections

Stoke-on-Trent is a unitary authority in Staffordshire, England. Until 1 April 1998 it was a non-metropolitan district. Between 2002 and 2009 it also had a directly elected mayor.[1]

Political control

City council

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2][3]

County borough, later, City of Stoke-on-Trent

Party in control Years
Independent 1910-1929
Labour 1929-1931
Independent 1931-1934
Labour 1934-1937
Independent 1937-1945
Labour 1945-1970
No overall control 1970-1971
Labour 1971-1974

Non-metropolitan district

Party in control Years
Labour 1973-1998

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
Labour 1997-2002
No overall control 2002-2004
Labour 2004-2006
No overall control 2006-2011
Labour 2011-2015
No overall control 2015–present

Directly elected mayor

Party in control Years
Independent 2002-2005
Labour 2005-2009

Council elections

Non-metropolitan district elections

  • 1973 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1976 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1979 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election (New ward boundaries)[4]
  • 1980 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1982 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1983 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1984 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1986 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1987 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1988 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1990 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1991 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1992 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1994 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election
  • 1995 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election

Unitary authority elections

Mayoral elections

By-election results

Springfields & Trent Vale Ward by-election, 26 July 2012 [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
City Independents Jackie Barnes 370 34.90 N/A
Labour Mubsira Aumir 245 23.11
Liberal Democrat Les Porch 152 14.33
Conservative Harold David Gregory 109 10.28 N/A
UKIP Michael Anthony Bedarsky 105 9.90
Independent Gary Elsby 36 3.39 N/A
BNP Michael Coleman 27 2.54 N/A
TUSC Matt Wright 14 1.32 N/A
Democratic Nationalist Party Mark Leat 2 0.18 N/A
Majority 125
Turnout 1,060 21.6
Baddeley, Milton and Norton Ward by-election, 14 November 2013[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
City Independents Anthony Munday 861 32.19
Conservative Sam Richardson 504 18.84
Labour Candi Chetwynd 444 16.60
UKIP Mick Harold 333 12.45
Independent Gary Elsby 313 11.70
BNP Michael Anthony White 79 2.95
Green Adam William Colclough 50 1.86
Liberal Democrat Tom Grocock 32 1.19
Independent John Davis 27 1.00
TUSC Liat James Norris 25 0.93
Majority 357 13.35
Turnout 2,674 19.18

References

  1. ^ City council elections page
  2. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Elections 2011 - England council elections - Stoke-on-Trent". BBC News Online. 2011-05-10. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  4. ^ The City of Stoke-on-Trent (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Stoke-on-Trent (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Stoke-on-Trent (Electoral Changes) Order 2011. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Election 2015: Stoke on Trent City Council Results". Stoke Sentinel. Local World. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  8. ^ By-election result page on council site
  9. ^ http://www.stoke.gov.uk/ccm/content/council-and-democracy/elections/by-election-baddeley-milton-and-norton.en
2008 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election

The 2008 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election for the Stoke-on-Trent City Council took place on 1 May 2008. One third of the council was up for election.

2010 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election

Elections to Stoke-on-Trent City Council took place on 6 May 2010, coinciding with the national General election. One third - 20 seats - of the council were up for election.

2011 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election

Elections to Stoke-on-Trent City Council took place on 5 May 2011. This election was the first following an Electoral Review by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England. The total number of councillors became 44 (down from 60) in a mixture of single and multi-member wards (31 single member wards, 5 two member wards and 1 three member ward). The former election by thirds (i.e., one third of councillors up for election in each of three years out of a four-year cycle) was replaced by whole council election every fourth year.

2015 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election

The 2015 Stoke-on-Trent City Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of Stoke-on-Trent City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections and the general election.

Staffordshire Council elections in Staffordshire
Staffordshire County Council
Cannock Chase District Council
East Staffordshire Borough Council
Lichfield District Council
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
South Staffordshire District Council
Stafford Borough Council
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Tamworth Borough Council
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