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Richmond upon Thames local elections

Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council in London, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2002, 54 councillors have been elected from 18 wards.[1]

Political control

Since 1964 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Conservative 1962 - 1982
No overall control 1982 - 1986
SDP-Liberal Alliance 1986 - 1990
Liberal Democrats 1990 - 2002
Conservative 2002 - 2006
Liberal Democrats 2006 - 2010
Conservative 2010 - present

Council elections

By-election results

1994-1998

Central Twickenham By-Election 30 May 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 972 36.0
Conservative 908 33.7
Labour 818 30.3
Majority 64 2.3
Turnout 2,698 49.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Mortlake By-Election 6 February 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat 908 42.9
Conservative 615 29.0
Labour 594 28.1
Majority 293 13.9
Turnout 2,120 35.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Hampton Hill By-Election 12 June 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,138 40.3 -0.1
Liberal Democrat 1,096 38.8 -3.0
Labour 591 20.9 +3.1
Majority 42 1.5
Turnout 2,825 42.1
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing

1998-2002

Palewell By-Election 10 June 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 1,496 49.1 +7.5
Liberal Democrat 1,215 39.9 -6.3
Labour 333 10.9 -1.3
Majority 281 9.2
Turnout 3,044 48.3
Conservative hold Swing

2002-2006

Mortlake & Barnes Common By-Election 7 August 2003[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Eleanor Stanier 936 44.5 +14.0
Conservative Jane West 927 44.1 +4.2
Labour Benjamin Stanier 132 6.3 -23.3
Green James Page 109 5.2 +5.2
Majority 9 0.4
Turnout 2,104 30.3
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Kew By-Election 18 December 2003[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Jane Arneil 1,722 54.7 +11.3
Conservative Ewan Wallace 1,235 39.3 -5.8
Green Sylvia Levi 104 3.3 +3.3
Labour John Fowler 85 2.7 -8.9
Majority 487 15.4
Turnout 3,146 46.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Hampton By-Election 7 October 2004[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Suzette Nicholson 1,669 57.9 +18.3
Conservative Stuart Leamy 1,111 38.6 -10.4
Labour Kanbar Hosseinbor 101 3.5 -8.0
Majority 558 19.3
Turnout 2,881 42.0
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
North Richmond By-Election 27 January 2005[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Celia Hodges 1,384 51.9 +14.9
Conservative Paul Hodgins 1,043 39.1 -4.7
Labour Barnaby Marder 129 4.8 -5.6
Green Sylvia Wills 110 4.1 +4.1
Majority 341 12.8
Turnout 2,666 39.6
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Twickenham Riverside By-Election 5 May 2005[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Trigg 2,111 45.8 +5.3
Conservative Nicholas Lait 1,513 32.8 -9.4
Labour John Grant 548 11.9 -5.4
Green Henry Gower 435 9.4 +9.4
Majority 598 13.0
Turnout 4,607
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

2006-2010

Barnes By-Election 6 December 2007[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rita Palmer 1,643 56.2 +3.8
Liberal Democrat Barbara Westmorland 1,103 37.7 -5.8
Labour Ann Neimer 91 3.1 -1.0
Green James Page 87 3.0 +3.0
Majority 540 18.5
Turnout 2,924 41.2
Conservative hold Swing

References

  • By-election results

External links

  • Richmond upon Thames Council
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