The 1999 Christchurch Borough Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Christchurch Borough Council in Dorset, England. The whole council was up for election and the Conservative party gained overall control of the council from no overall control.[1]

Election result

Christchurch local election result 1999[2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 17 +9 68.0
  Liberal Democrats 5 -4 20.0
  Independent 3 -5 12.0

By-elections between 1999 and 2003

Jumpers by-election 7 June 2001[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 974 37.0 +11.9
Conservative 906 34.4 +9.1
Labour 456 17.3 +7.4
Independent 152 5.8 +5.8
Independent 142 5.4 -34.2
Majority 68 2.6
Turnout 2,630
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Christchurch". BBC News Online. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
  2. ^ "How the nations voted". The Times. NewsBank. 8 May 1999. p. 48.
  3. ^ "Local Authority Byelection Results - June 2001". Local Authority Byelection Results. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 20 May 2015.