One Labour seat and one Conservative-turned-Independent seat make up this week’s council by-elections. Both, hooray, have a Liberal Democrat candidate. … 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.
Only one council by-election this week: a Conservative defence in Wales, and it’s without a Liberal Democrat candidate alas. … Read the full post »
Four Labour, one Lib Dem and one independent seat make up the mini-bounty of council by-elections this week. All made more complicated by two bursts of candidate trouble – one each for Labour and the Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »
Two council by-elections this week and only one Liberal Democrat candidate. But things are better than that statistic makes it sound, for the contest without a Lib Dem is… … Read the full post »
The first week of council contests in 2019, alas, saw the Liberal Democrats fight only one of the two seats up for election. … Read the full post »
No council by-elections this week either on the traditional Thursday on an unconventional different day. So here’s a suggestion for something useful and quick you can do instead. … Read the full post »
No more council by-elections to come this year, so here’s a quick look back on the overall pattern for the Liberal Democrats, courtesy of ALDC. … Read the full post »
A doubly unusual final trio of council by-elections before Christmas. All three seats up this week were Liberal Democrat held, but only two of them had Lib Dem candidates. … Read the full post »
Elizabeth Payne stood for the Liberal Democrats and scored a big swing from Labour in the West Green ward by-election in Haringey, London. … Read the full post »
A quartet of council by-elections this week, featuring two Liberal Democrat defences and a full slate of Lib Dem candidates – an improvement on when these wards were last fought as one went without the party putting up anyone. … Read the full post »