Chiltern District Council in Buckinghamshire, England was elected every four years from 1973 until 2020.[1] Since the last boundary changes in 2003, 40 councillors were elected from 25 wards.[2]

Political control

Since the first election to the council in 1973 until its merger into Buckinghamshire Council in 2020, political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[3]

Party in control Years
Conservative 1973-1995
No overall control 1995-1999
Conservative 1999–2020

Council elections

By-election results

1995-1999

Amersham on the Hill By-Election 12 September 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 380 31.9
Independent 344 28.9
Conservative 313 26.7
Labour 147 12.4
Majority 36 3.0
Turnout 1,189 30.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Lowndes By-Election 10 September 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 365 54.0 +5.4
Conservative 278 41.2 +4.0
Labour 32 4.7 -9.5
Majority 87 12.8
Turnout 675 43.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

1999-2003

Asheridge Vale By-Election 11 November 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 218 45.1 -4.5
Labour 132 27.3 +4.4
Conservative 105 21.7 -6.1
Green 28 5.8 +5.8
Majority 86 17.8
Turnout 483 36.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Amersham on the Hill By-Election 30 March 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 497 53.2 +6.7
Conservative 324 34.7 -3.4
Labour 72 7.7 -7.8
Green 42 4.5 +4.5
Majority 173 18.5
Turnout 935 22.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
St. Mary's By-Election 13 July 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 254 51.9 +0.1
Conservative 150 30.7 -11.7
Labour 65 13.3 +7.6
Green 20 4.1 +4.1
Majority 104 21.2
Turnout 489 47.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Townsend By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 660 38.0 -11.7
Conservative 606 34.9 +3.2
Labour 326 18.8 +5.6
Green 145 8.3 +2.9
Majority 54 3.1
Turnout 1,737
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

2003-2007

Prestwood & Heath End By-Election 4 May 2006[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Andrew Garnett 1,387 58.2 -4.0
Liberal Democrats Brenda Barker 998 41.8 +4.0
Majority 389 16.4
Turnout 2,385 46.6
Conservative hold Swing
Great Missenden By-Election 19 October 2006[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Swayne 494 74.2 +9.8
Liberal Democrats Michelle Gausman 149 22.4 -13.2
Labour Sandra Moorcroft 23 3.5 +3.5
Majority 345 51.8
Turnout 666 36.4
Conservative hold Swing

2007-2011

Chalfont St Giles By-Election 25 September 2008[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Stannard 927 68.1 +0.6
Liberal Democrats Paul Meakin 434 31.9 -0.6
Majority 493 36.2
Turnout 1,361 25.4
Conservative hold Swing
Amersham On The Hill By-Election 6 May 2010[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Shepherd 1,125 46.9 -3.0
Liberal Democrats Howard Maitland-Jones 1,073 44.7 -5.5
Labour Peter Josep 203 8.5 +8.5
Majority 52 2.2
Turnout 2,401 67.8
Conservative hold Swing

2011-2015

2015-2019

Penn & Coleshill By-Election 16 November 2017
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jonathan Walters 697 80.6 N/A
Liberal Democrats Neil Williams 168 19.4 N/A
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

The Conservative candidate was previously elected unopposed.

References

  1. ^ "Today is the day 5 councils become one - everything you need to know". Bucks Free Press. 1 April 2020. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Councillors - contact information". Chiltern District Council. Archived from the original on 2011-06-13. Retrieved 2010-02-08.
  3. ^ "Chiltern". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-02-08.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Chiltern (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1975. Retrieved on 19 November 2015.
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Buckinghamshire (District Boundaries) Order 1987. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Buckinghamshire (District Boundaries) Order 1990. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  8. ^ "Chiltern". BBC Online. Retrieved 2008-10-21.
  9. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Chiltern (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  10. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Chiltern (Electoral Changes) (Amendment) Order 2004. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  11. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Chiltern (Parish Electoral Arrangements and Electoral Changes) Order 2007. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  12. ^ "Greens build on election success". guardian.co.uk. 2006-05-12. Retrieved 2010-02-08.
  13. ^ "Mixed results for Tories in council byelections". guardian.co.uk. 2006-10-20. Retrieved 2010-02-08.
  14. ^ "Chalfont St Giles election result". Chiltern District Council. 2008-09-26. Archived from the original on 2008-10-02. Retrieved 2008-10-21.
  15. ^ "Tories win Amersham-on-Hill by-election". Buckinghamshire Examiner. 2010-05-07. Retrieved 2010-05-20.