The 1999 Crawley Borough Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Crawley Borough Council in West Sussex, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Labour kept a majority on the council with 25 seats, after winning 9 of the seats contested, but lost 2 seats to the Conservatives.[3] One of the two gains came after Labour councillor Jacqui Weller and the Conservative candidate Ian Westwood both finished on 1,063 votes, with Ian Westwood successful after the 2 candidates drew lots.[3]

Crawley local election result 1999[4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 -2 69.2
  Conservative 3 +2 23.1
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 7.7

References

  1. ^ Salman, Saba (7 May 1999). "Tories claw back strongholds". Evening Standard. p. 25.
  2. ^ "How Britain voted: Council Election Results". The Independent. 8 May 1999. p. 12.
  3. ^ a b "Poll-axed". The Argus. 7 May 1999. Retrieved 8 January 2012.
  4. ^ "How the nations voted". The Times. 8 May 1999. p. 48.