One Parliamentary by-election, one council by-election and one delayed council election (due to the death of a candidate) this week. … Read the full post »
Here’s my coverage of all the local council by-election results in Britain, updated each week as the results come in.
I include all principal authority by-elections (i.e. borough, district, county and unitary – plus the City of London and, if there were to be a by-election there, the Council of the Isles of Scilly).
See my post “The danger in celebrating parish and town council wins for your own party” for the reasons I generally avoid covering town, parish or community council by-elections.
You can also sign up to receive full by-election voting figures each week by email at www.libdemnewswire.com (pick the daily digest option).
For the annual rounds of local elections, see my LocalBase set of annual council election results.
Three council by-elections this week. Three previously Conservative held seats. Two without a Lib Dem candidate last time. All with a Lib Dem candidate this time. And… … Read the full post »
Seven by-elections this week, but only six on the Thursday as Tamworth unusually is holding its on a Friday. That extra day was not enough, alas, to find a Liberal Democrat candidate for the contest so it’s a case of six out of seven contests having a Lib Dem this time round. … Read the full post »
The 2018-19 cycle of council by-elections has kicked off this week with four seats to fill across three wards: two Labour defences, one Conservative defence and one Green defence. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrats gain seat from Labour with a massive 57% increase in the vote. … Read the full post »
Whenever you cheer you own side winning a town, parish or community council seat you shouldn’t follow it up with any view on how your own side’s fortunes are going because… … Read the full post »
Continuing the usual lower tempo of council by-elections in April, this week brings us just three contests. All three are Conservative defences. … Read the full post »
Just the three council by-elections this week as the usual dip in their volume ahead of the May round of elections takes place. Two Conservative-held seats, one Labour-held seat and all three with Liberal Democrat candidates. … Read the full post »
Four by-elections this week, and a shortage of time in the day so let’s get straight into the results so far, including a rare gain for the Green Party in Wiveliscombe & West Deane (Taunton Deane Council). … Read the full post »
After some great results earlier in the month, a bit of a disappointing end with this week’s one council by-election. … Read the full post »