Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council elections

Windsor and Maidenhead is a unitary authority in Berkshire, England. Until 1 April 1998 it was a non-metropolitan district.

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1][2]

Non-metropolitan district

Party in control Years
Conservative 1973-1991
No overall control 1991-1995
Liberal Democrats 1995-1998

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
No overall control 1997-1999
Liberal Democrats 1999-2000
No overall control 2000-2003
Liberal Democrats 2003-2007
Conservative 2007–2019
Conservative 2019–present

Council elections

Non-metropolitan district elections

  • 1973 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election
  • 1976 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election
  • 1979 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election
  • 1983 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election (New ward boundaries)[3]
  • 1987 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election
  • 1991 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election (Borough boundary changes took place but the number of seats remained the same)[4]
  • 1995 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election

Unitary authority elections

Borough result maps

Windsor and Maidenhead 2007 election map

2007 results map

By-election results

1997–2000

Trinity By-Election 18 September 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 682 51.6 -1.5
Conservative 502 38.0 +5.0
Labour 103 7.8 -3.1
Independent 25 1.9 +1.9
Independent 10 0.8 +0.8
Majority 180 13.6
Turnout 1,322 30.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Oldfield By-Election 21 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 737 46.7 +1.8
Labour 539 34.2 -0.6
Liberal Democrat 301 19.1 -1.2
Majority 198 12.5
Turnout 1,577 26.4
Conservative hold Swing
Park By-Election 4 June 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 887 52.3 -4.6
Conservative 724 42.6 +7.7
Labour 88 5.2 -3.1
Majority 163 9.7
Turnout 1,699 34.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Eton West By-Election 26 November 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 507 51.5 +15.3
Conservative 347 35.3 -1.2
Liberal Democrat 95 9.7 -18.2
Independent 35 3.6 +3.6
Majority 160 16.2
Turnout 984 50.8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Sunninghill By-Election 25 March 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative 821 51.2 -4.8
Liberal Democrat 783 48.8 +18.3
Majority 38 2.4
Turnout 1,604 27.5
Conservative hold Swing

2000–2010

Sunninghill By-Election 6 December 2001[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Hilton 752 51.1 -7.0
Liberal Democrat Enid Cross 660 44.8 +2.9
Labour Kevin Cochrane 60 4.1 +4.1
Majority 92 6.3
Turnout 1,472
Conservative hold Swing
Clewer North By-Election 3 October 2002[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Eileen Penfold 599 69.9 +9.9
Labour Andrew Foakes 258 30.1 +10.7
Majority 341 39.8
Turnout 857 18.1
Independent hold Swing
Clewer North By-Election 31 October 2003[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent John Penfold 544 42.2 +16.5
Conservative Peter Smith 325 25.2 +13.0
Liberal Democrat Helen Salmon 298 23.1 +15.8
Labour Andrew Foakes 121 9.4 +2.4
Majority 219 17.0
Turnout 1,288 22.5
Independent hold Swing
Horton and Wraysbury By-Election 16 June 2005[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Colin Rayner 595 54.4 +16.9
Independent Ewan Larcombe 499 45.6 -11.9
Majority 96 8.8
Turnout 1,094
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Eton Wick By-Election 22 September 2005[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Smith 405 48.9 +11.8
Labour Marie Wilson 250 30.1 -32.8
Independent Peter Lawless 115 13.9 +13.9
Liberal Democrat Moray Barclay 59 7.1 +7.1
Majority 155 18.8
Turnout 829 49.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Sunninghill & South Ascot By-Election 6 April 2006[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Story 1,039 60.5 +12.2
Liberal Democrat Enid Cross 679 39.5 +2.6
Majority 360 21.0
Turnout 1,718 38.0
Conservative hold Swing
Datchet By-Election 4 October 2007[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gary Muir 799 63.8 -8.6
Liberal Democrat Tim O'Flynn 352 28.1 +12.0
Independent Ewan Larcombe 102 8.1 +8.1
Majority 447 35.7
Turnout 1,253 35.8
Conservative hold Swing

2011–2020

Park By-Election 6 January 2011[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Natahsha Lavender 637 64.4 +2.2
Liberal Democrat Richard Fagence 156 15.8 -18.0
Labour Laura Binnie 149 15.1 +11.0
Independent Derek Prime 47 4.8 +4.8
Majority 481 48.6
Turnout 989 27
Conservative hold Swing
Eton and Castle By-Election 11 August 2011[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat George Fussey 208 47.4 +19.6
Conservative Adam Demeter 182 41.5 -23.7
Labour George Davidson 32 7.3 +0.3
UKIP John-Paul Rye 17 3.9 N/A
Majority 26 5.9
Turnout 439 27.9 -28.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing 21.7

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Windsor & Maidenhead Royal". BBC News Online. Retrieved 24 March 2010.
  3. ^ The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1980
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Local elections". * BBC News Online. Retrieved 26 November 2010.
  7. ^ "Councillors". The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Retrieved 24 March 2010.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h "Borough By-Election Results". The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Retrieved 24 March 2010.
  9. ^ "'Grim day' for Lib Dems in Windsor by-election". Maidenhead Advertiser. 7 January 2011. Retrieved 7 January 2011.
  10. ^ "New councillor for Park ward". The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Retrieved 7 January 2011.

External links

2000 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election

The 2000 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Windsor and Maidenhead Unitary Council in Berkshire, England. The whole council was up for election and the Liberal Democrats lost overall control of the council to no overall control.

2003 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election

The 2003 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of Windsor and Maidenhead Unitary Council in Berkshire, England. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 2000 reducing the number of seats by 1. The Liberal Democrats gained overall control of the council from no overall control.

2007 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election

The 2007 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2007 to elect members of Windsor and Maidenhead Unitary Council in Berkshire, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party gained overall control of the council from the Liberal Democrats.

2011 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election

Elections to Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council were held on 5 May 2011. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party retained its overall control of the council. The previous election was held in 2007.

2015 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election

The 2015 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect all members of the council of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in England. This was on the same day as other local elections and coincided with the 2015 United Kingdom general election.

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