Avon was a non-metropolitan county in England. It was abolished on 1 April 1996 and replaced by Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[1]

Party Tenure
No overall control 1973 – 1977
Conservative 1977 – 1981
Labour 1981 – 1985
No overall control 1985 – 1994

Council elections

County result maps

By-election results

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  1. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 21 October 2016.