Following last week’s full slate of Liberal Democrat candidates, this week sees three Liberal Democrats for the three (sort of) by-elections this week. The caveat is there are a fourth and a fifth contest too. That pair is for the Corporation of London which, as is common for its contests, sees all-independent contests. … 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.
Four council by-elections this week, and four Liberal Democrat candidates. … Read the full post »
A bumper set of eleven council by-elections or deferred contests from May this week. A little disappointing to see that it is only eight Lib Dem candidates across those eleven – but that is up four on the last time these seats were all fought. … Read the full post »
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 »
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 »