One third of the City of Lincoln Council in Lincolnshire, England is elected each year, followed by one year when there is an election to Lincolnshire County Council instead. The council is divided up into 11 wards, electing 33 councillors, since the last boundary changes in 2007.[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
Democratic Labour[3] 1973–1979
Conservative 1979–1982
Labour 1982–2007
Conservative 2007–2010
No overall control 2010–2011
Labour 2011 – present

Council elections

Result maps

By-election results

1997-2001

Carholme By-Election 22 May 1997[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 841 54.6
Conservative 380 24.7
Independent 223 14.5
Green 95 6.2
Majority 461 29.9
Turnout 1,539 28.3
Labour hold Swing
Park By-Election 2 July 1998[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 416 52.1 Decrease28.5
Conservative 156 19.5 Increase5.8
Liberal Democrats 112 14.0 Increase14.0
Independent 93 11.7 Increase11.7
Green 21 2.6 Decrease3.1
Majority 260 32.6
Turnout 798
Labour hold Swing

2001-2005

Boultham By-Election 11 July 2002[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 605 52.9 Decrease3.3
Independent 273 23.9 Increase5.0
Conservative 265 23.2 Increase0.0
Majority 332 29.0
Turnout 1,143 20.5
Labour hold Swing

2005-2009

Moorland By-Election 29 June 2006[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Oliver Peeke 640 39.9 Decrease15.9
Labour Martin Bushell 569 35.5 Decrease8.7
BNP Philip Marshall 254 15.8 Increase15.8
Liberal Democrats John Price 96 6.0 Increase6.0
UKIP Nicholas Smith 46 2.9 Increase2.9
Majority 71 4.4
Turnout 1,605 28.1
Conservative hold Swing -3.6

2013-2017

Bracebridge By-Election 22 August 2013[15][16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Katie Vause 577 38.7% Decrease2.5
Conservative David Denman 480 32.2% Decrease8.6
UKIP Elaine Elizabeth Warde 345 32.1% Increase12.7
Liberal Democrats Ross David Pepper 75 5.0% Increase0.3
TUSC Karen Elizabeth Williams 14 0.9% Increase0.9
Majority 97
Turnout 1,491 26%
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

2017-2021

Carholme By-Election 19 October 2017[17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lucinda Preston 922 63.4% Increase6.3%
Conservative Kateryna R Salvador 368 25.3% Increase5.2%
Green Benjamin Loryman 83 5.7% Decrease8.5%
Liberal Democrats James R. Brown 82 5.6 Decrease2.9%
Majority
Turnout 1,455
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Election Facts and Figures". City of Lincoln Council. 4 May 2007. Retrieved 16 April 2008.[dead link]
  2. ^ "Lincoln". BBC News Online. 19 April 2009. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1979". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 31 October 2019.
  4. ^ The City of Lincoln (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  5. ^ The Lincoln and North Kesteven (Areas) Order 1982
  6. ^ "Lincoln". BBC Online. Retrieved 28 April 2008.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Lincoln (Electoral Changes) Order 1998. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  8. ^ "Lincoln". BBC Online. 4 May 2007. Retrieved 16 April 2008.
  9. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Lincoln (Electoral Changes) Order 2006. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  10. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Lincoln (Electoral Changes) Order 2015. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  11. ^ Keith Edkins. "Local Authority Byelection Results - May 1997". Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  12. ^ Keith Edkins. "Local Authority Byelection Results - July 1998". Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  13. ^ Keith Edkins. "Local Authority Byelection Results - July 2002". Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  14. ^ "Near-miss for Lib Dems in local byelection". London: guardian.co.uk. 30 June 2006. Retrieved 22 November 2009.
  15. ^ Keith Edkins. "Local Authority Byelection Results - August 2013". Archived from the original on 10 August 2014. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  16. ^ "Bracebridge Ward By-Election - Thursday, 22nd August 2013". City of Lincoln Council}. 19 October 2017. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  17. ^ Keith Edkins. "Local Authority Byelection Results - October 2017". Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  18. ^ "City of Lincoln Council Carholme By Election - Thursday, 19th October 2017". City of Lincoln Council. 19 October 2017. Retrieved 6 November 2019.