Three council by-elections this week, with one defence each for Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats. … 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.
Seven seats up for election across six wards in this week’s council by-elections. Five of those six wards have a Liberal Democrat candidate, the same ratio as the last time they were contested. … Read the full post »
Five council by-elections this week, and five Lib Dem candidates too, one up on the last time these seats wards were contested. … Read the full post »
Six council by-elections this week, with a full slate of Liberal Democrat candidates (yay!). They split equally between three Labour defences and three Conservative defences. … Read the full post »
Five council by-elections this week, of which two are Liberal Democrat defences and all five have a Lib Dem candidate. (Hooray!) … Read the full post »
After quite the few days in British politics, we have three council by-elections this week, two of which feature Liberal Democrat candidates. … Read the full post »
Three by-elections this week, two for local councils and one for the Scottish Parliament, the Lib Dem held Shetland constituency. … Read the full post »
Only one council by-election this week, a Liberal Democrat defence in Warwickshire. … Read the full post »
Adam Fejfer stood for the Liberal Democrats in the Conservative seat of Meole, Shropshire and very much turned it into one the party can win in the future. … Read the full post »
Recent weeks have seen the Lib Dems repeatedly take seats off the Conservatives in by-elections. Now in a head-to-head with Labour, the Lib Dems scored a huge swing in Newnham, Cambridge. … Read the full post »