The 2000 Worthing Borough Council election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of Worthing Borough Council in West Sussex, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative Party held overall control of the council.[1]

For the second election in a row, a former mayor defected in the run up to the election. This year Geraldine Lissenburg joined the Liberal Democrats after earlier leaving the Conservatives to sit briefly as an independent.[2]

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Election result

Worthing Local Election Result 2000[4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 +1 57.1
  Liberal Democrats 6 -1 42.9

References

  1. ^ "Worthing". BBC News Online. Retrieved 9 October 2009.
  2. ^ "Local elections - Blair faces big test". The Argus. 2 May 2000. Retrieved 10 October 2009.
  3. ^ "Election results: local councils". The Times. 5 May 2000. p. 4.
  4. ^ "Council election results (O - Z)". The Guardian. 5 May 2000. Retrieved 9 October 2009.