The 2000 Swale Borough Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Swale Borough Council in Kent, England. One third of the council was up for election and the council remained under no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Swale local election result 2000[3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 9 +6 56.3
  Liberal Democrats 6 -1 37.5
  Labour 1 -5 6.3

By-elections between 2000 and 2002

Eastern by-election 25 January 2001[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Boden 426 40.0 -18.9
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Partis 312 29.3 +14.0
Labour Barry Watson 292 27.4 +6.8
Rock 'n' Roll Loony Andrew Gomershall 36 3.4 -1.8
Majority 114 10.7
Turnout 1,066 27.7
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Swale". BBC News Online. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Local council results". Financial Times. NewsBank. 6 May 2000. p. 6.
  3. ^ "Election results: local councils". The Times. NewsBank. 6 May 2000. p. 10.
  4. ^ "Latest Election Results". Swale Borough Council. Archived from the original on 18 July 2001. Retrieved 26 March 2015.