1993 Cornwall County Council election[1][2]

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All 79 seats of Cornwall County Council
40 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Party Liberal Democrats Independent Labour
Last election 32 seats, 36.2% 23 seats, 18.6% 8 seats, 8.9%
Seats won 41 21 8
Seat change Increase9 Decrease2 Steady
Popular vote 54,089 25,427 16,049
Percentage 41.5% 19.5% 12.3%
Swing Increase5.3% Increase0.9% Increase3.4%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
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Party Conservative Mebyon Kernow Liberal
Last election 14 seats, 32.3% 1 seat, 1.3% N/A
Seats won 6 1 1
Seat change Decrease8 Steady Increase1
Popular vote 29,140 2,452 1,617
Percentage 22.4% 1.9% 1.2%
Swing Decrease9.9% Increase0.6% Increase1.2%

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Party Voice of the People
Last election 1 seats, 2.8%
Seats won 1
Seat change Steady
Popular vote 1,060
Percentage 0.8%
Swing Decrease2.0%

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The County of Cornwall within England

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

Liberal Democrats

Elections to Cornwall County Council were held on 6 May 1993, as part of the wider 1993 local elections. The Liberal Democrats gained control of the council, which had previously been under no overall control.

Results

Result of 1993 Cornwall County Council election[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 41 Increase9 51.9 41.5 54,089 Increase6.3
  Independent 21 Decrease2 26.6 19.5 25,427 Increase0.9
  Labour 8 Steady 10.1 12.3 16,049 Increase1.2
  Conservative 6 Decrease8 7.6 22.4 29,140 Decrease9.9
  Mebyon Kernow 1 Steady 1.3 1.9 2,528 Increase0.6
  Liberal 1 Increase1 1.3 1.2 1,617 New
  Voice of the People[3] 1 Steady 0.0 0.0 0 N/A
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 425 New
  Residents 0 Steady 0.0 0.4 564 Decrease0.6
  Ratepayers 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 420 New

References

  1. ^ a b "Local Election Summaries 1993". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Cornwall County Council Election Results 1973-2005" (PDF). Elections Centre.
  3. ^ "Electoral history - St Columb". Cornwall County Council. Archived from the original on 23 April 2001.