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 »
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.
Two council by-elections on Thursday (following a City of London by-election on Tuesday), but the headlines will be dominated by the Parliamentary by-election in Wales. … Read the full post »
Four council by-elections this week, one on a Wednesday, only two with Lib Dem candidates and the debut of Brexit Party local election candidates. … Read the full post »
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Following an unusual Tuesday council by-election (a big Lib Dem win, woop), Thursday brought another five council by-elections, along with a Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) by-election. … Read the full post »
Six council by-elections this week, including a trio of Liberal Democrat defences and a rare Tuesday polling day for the by-election in Cardiff. … Read the full post »
While the Conservative Party seems fixated on worrying about the Brexit Party, it continues to ship votes and seats to the Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »
Four council by-elections this week and three Liberal Democrat candidates. If not a full house, at least that is an improvement on when these seats were last contested. … Read the full post »
Only one council by-election this week, caused by Andy Abrahams being elected Mayor of Mansfield with a majority of just two votes. … Read the full post »
Ten council seats up for election this week in a mix of normal council by-elections and contests deferred from the first Thursday in May due to a candidate dying. … Read the full post »