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 »
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).
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 »
Eight Thursday council by-elections this week. Plus a ninth slipped in earlier in the week. And a Lib Dem gain in Aylesbury Vale in the mix. … Read the full post »
Three council by-elections this week, and three Liberal Democrat candidates even though last time the seats were fought there was only one. Good. … Read the full post »
After last week’s full slate of Lib Dem candidates, this week’s contestation rate slipped back to three quarters with six Lib Dem candidates in the eight seats. Disappointingly, that’s down one on when these seats were last fought. … Read the full post »
Brrrrrrr… out in the cold fighting elections this week have people people in four wards: two Conservative, one SNP and one Liberal Democrat. Liberal Democrat candidates in all four seats this week, which is up two on when these seats were last contested. … Read the full post »
Another bumper set of council by-elections this week: eleven in total, of which nine have Liberal Democrat candidates. The two missing out on candidates are at least seats the party has in one case never and in the other case only once fought before. … Read the full post »
A bumper set of fourteen council by-elections this week and, after last week’s disappointing dip this time there are eleven Liberal Democrat candidates (79%). That’s up four on the last time all these wards were contested. … Read the full post »