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1989 Cornwall County Council election[1]

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All 79 seats of Cornwall County Council
40 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party SLD Independent Conservative
Last election 30 seats, 32.7% 27 seats, 30.6% 16 seats, 23.7%
Seats won 32 23 14
Seat change Increase2 Decrease4 Decrease2
Popular vote 49,347 25,318 44,012
Percentage 36.2% 18.6% 32.3%
Swing Increase3.5% Decrease12.0% Increase8.6%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party Labour Mebyon Kernow Voice of the People
Last election 5 seats, 9.2% 1 seat, 2.0% 0 seats, 1.7%
Seats won 8 1 1
Seat change Increase3 Steady Increase1
Popular vote 12,112 1,809 3,811
Percentage 8.9% 1.3% 2.8%
Swing Decrease0.3% Decrease0.7% Increase1.1%

The County of Cornwall within England

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

No overall control

The 1989 Cornwall County Council election to the Cornwall County Council was held on 4 May 1989, as part of the wider 1989 local elections.[2]

Results

Result of Cornwall County Council election, 1989[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  SLD 32 Increase2 40.5 35.2 49,347 Increase2.9
  Independent 23 Decrease4 29.1 18.6 25,318 Decrease11.5
  Conservative 14 Decrease2 17.7 32.3 44,012 Increase7.9
  Labour 8 Increase3 10.1 8.9 12,112 Decrease0.2
  Mebyon Kernow 1 Steady 1.3 1.3 1,809 Decrease0.7
  Voice of the People 1 Increase1 1.3 1.0 1,356 New
  Residents 0 Steady 0.0 1.0 1,342 Decrease0.1
  SDP 0 Steady 0.0 0.7 910 New
  Monster Raving Loony 0 Steady 0.0 0.1 203 New

References

  1. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1989". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b Local Election Results 1989: Cornwall, p. 47