This year’s council by-elections kicked off with a relatively quiet week: just the one contest in Bristol. A contest, however, with a Liberal Democrat candidate so the year starts off with a 100% contestation rate for the party. … 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, for a Plaid-held seat on Rhondda Cynon Taf council. … Read the full post »
Three council by-elections this week: an independent seat, a Conservative seat and a Liberal Democrat one. … Read the full post »
Six local council by-elections, including each of Scotland, Wales and England, this week. … Read the full post »
Eight council by-elections on Thursday, to add to the City of London Corporation contest earlier in the week. … Read the full post »
Council by-elections don’t wait for a general election, so we’ve got another six this week: two Liberal Democrat defences, one Labour defence and three formerly independent seats. … Read the full post »
Following a Tuesday and a Wednesday council by-election this week, we finally get to a normal Thursday by-election. … Read the full post »
It’s a very unusual week for council by-election because, after Tuesday’s contest, Wednesday brought another contest. … Read the full post »
While the House of Commons on Tuesday was voting for a December general election, this week’s first council by-election was also taking place. The result? A Liberal Democrat win with a nice increase in the party’s vote. … Read the full post »
A bumper set of eight council by-elections this week: four Conservative seats, three Labour ones and one former independent seat. … Read the full post »