Chesterfield Borough Council in Derbyshire, England is elected every four years. 48 councillors are elected from 20 wards with between one and three elected from each ward.[1]

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2]

Party in control Years
Labour 1973 - 2003
Liberal Democrats 2003 - 2011
Labour 2011–present

Council elections

By-election results

1995-1999

West By-Election 14 November 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 809 48.3
Conservative 545 32.5
Labour 322 19.2
Majority 264 15.8
Turnout 1,676 44.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Holmbrook By-Election 10 April 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 1,068 54.5
Labour 812 41.5
Conservative 78 4.0
Majority 256 13.0
Turnout 1,958 51.5
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

1999-2003

New Whittington By-Election 15 March 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 1,115 64.8 +3.1
Labour 569 33.1 -2.5
Conservative 37 2.1 -0.6
Majority 546 31.7
Turnout 1,721 45.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

2003-2007

Loundsley Green By-Election 22 April 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Jean Barr 895 65.8 +5.1
Labour Thomas Murphy 431 31.6 -5.6
Conservative Gary Hatton 36 2.6 +2.6
Majority 464 34.2
Turnout 1,362 40.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

2007-2011

Brimington South By-Election 6 May 2010[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Haywood 1,500 47.9 +4.1
Liberal Democrats Stephen Hartley 1,134 36.2 -12.6
Conservative Gary Hatton 499 15.9 +8.5
Majority 366 11.7
Turnout 3,133 65.3
Labour gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

2015-2019

Moor By-Election 4 Oct 2018[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tony Rogers 532 47.1 +12.1
Labour Ron Mihaly 445 39.4 -9.9
Conservative Gordon Franklin Partington 84 7.4 -8.3
UKIP Barry Thompson 69 6.1 6.1
Majority 87 7.7
Turnout 1,130 31
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing

References

  1. ^ "Chesterfield Borough Council". Chesterfield Borough Council. Archived from the original on 17 November 2012. Retrieved 12 August 2009.
  2. ^ "Chesterfield". BBC News Online. Retrieved 20 May 2010.
  3. ^ The Borough of Chesterfield (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Derbyshire (District Boundaries) Order 1988. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  5. ^ "Chesterfield". BBC News Online. Retrieved 12 August 2009.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of Chesterfield (Electoral Changes) Order 1999. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  7. ^ "England council elections". BBC News.
  8. ^ "Declaration of Result of Poll" (PDF). Chesterfield Borough Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2010.
  9. ^ "Declaration of Result of Poll". Chesterfield Borough Council. Retrieved 5 October 2018.