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2013 City of London Corporation election

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100 seats to the Court of Common Council
51 seats needed for a majority
  First party
 
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Party Independent
Last election 100 seats, 94.5%
Seats before 100
Seats won 100
Seat change Steady
Popular vote 19,443
Percentage 95.9%
Swing Increase1.4%

City of London Corporation election, 2013.svg
Results by ward. Red represents Labour. Grey represents Independents. Wards coloured dark grey did not hold contests.

Council control before election

No overall control

Council control after election

No overall control

The 2013 City of London Corporation election took place on 21 March 2013 to elect members of the Court of Common Council in the City of London Corporation, England.[1] These elections take place every four years.[2] As in the previous election, the vast majority of Council members were elected as independents.

All 100 seats were won by independent candidates[3]

Overall result

City of London Corporation Election, 2013[4]
Party Seats Votes
Count Gains Losses Net Of total (%) Of total (%) Count Change
  Independent 100 0 0 Steady 100.0 95.9 19,443 +1.4
  Labour 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 4.1 832 -1.4
Total 100

By-elections

In a subsequent by-election in the Portsoken ward in 2014 the Labour party won its first ever councillor in the Corporation: William Campbell-Taylor, an Anglican priest who had campaigned for higher ethical standards in the City.[5]

Portsoken by-election, March 2014[6][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Campbell-Taylor 137 36.8
Independent Marie Brockington 98 26.3
Independent Evan Millner 47 12.6
Independent Syed Mahmood 44 11.8
Independent Roger Jones 26 7.0
Independent André Walker 11 3.0
Independent Muhammad Al-Hussaini 9 2.4
Majority 39 10.5
Turnout 372 43.26
Labour gain from Independent Swing

References

  1. ^ "Notice of Results: City of London Corporation" (PDF). www.cityoflondon.gov.uk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Ward elections - City of London". www.cityoflondon.gov.uk. City of London Corporations. Archived from the original on 12 November 2017. Retrieved 13 November 2017.
  3. ^ "City of London Corporation, 2013". EnglishElections. Archived from the original on 1 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Results - About the City - City of London". www.cityoflondon.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 29 March 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Labour win raises questions on City of London's independence". Financial Times. 21 March 2014.
  6. ^ EnglishElections: Portsoken, 2014
  7. ^ City of London Labour Party - NEWS RELEASE - Labour wins first ever seat on City of London Common Council - 20 March 2014