East Hampshire District Council in Hampshire England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2003, 44 councillors have been elected from 38 wards.

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 in control Years
No overall control 1973 - 1976
Conservative 1976 - 1991
No overall control 1991 - 1995
Liberal Democrats 1995 - 1999
Conservative 1999–present

Council elections

District result maps

By-election results

1995-1999

Hangers By-Election 14 November 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 277 59.1
Liberal Democrats 192 40.9
Majority 85 18.2
Turnout 469 44.8
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Alton North East By-Election 12 December 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 452 54.0
Labour 276 33.0
Conservative 108 13.0
Majority 176 21.0
Turnout 836 26.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Froxfield & Steep By-Election 22 January 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 415 60.5 +8.6
Liberal Democrats 271 39.5 -8.6
Majority 144 21.0
Turnout 686 45.8
Conservative hold Swing
Petersfield St Marys By-Election 16 July 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 824 51.1 +23.7
Conservative 644 40.0 +14.5
Labour 142 8.8 +0.8
Majority 180 11.1
Turnout 1,610 36.4
Liberal Democrats gain from Independent Swing
Medstead By-Election 5 November 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 415 56.5 +14.9
Conservative 399 39.2 -16.7
Labour 31 4.2 +4.2
Majority 138 17.3
Turnout 734 46.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

1999-2003

Hangers By-Election 10 June 1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 327 57.0 +57.0
Liberal Democrats 247 43.0 +8.5
Majority 80 14.0
Turnout 574 14.0
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
Petersfield St Peters By-Election 1 November 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Anne Claxton 535 53.1 +11.3
Conservative Paul Molloy 403 40.0 -2.5
Labour William Organ 69 6.9 -8.8
Majority 132 13.1
Turnout 1,007 24.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

2003-2007

Rowlands Castle By-Election 9 September 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Marjorie Harvey 597 58.3 -5.1
Conservative Stephen Braden 427 41.7 +5.1
Majority 170 16.6
Turnout 1,024 49.5
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Alton Westbrooke By-Election 5 May 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats John Smith 1,002 77.9
Labour Barbara Burfoot 285 22.1
Majority 717 55.8
Turnout 1,287
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Whitehill Hogmoor By-Election 26 July 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Philip Drury 292 68.5 -4.4
Conservative Barry Hope 134 31.5 +4.4
Majority 158 37.0
Turnout 426 24.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liss By-Election 15 September 2005[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gina Logan 672 53.6 -1.0
Liberal Democrats Roger Mullenger 472 37.6 +6.1
Labour Howard Linsley 110 8.8 -5.1
Majority 200 16.0
Turnout 1,254 32.4
Conservative hold Swing
Clanfield & Finchdean By-Election 27 April 2006[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Samantha Payne 733 57.1 +3.5
Conservative Kenneth Moon 550 42.9 -3.5
Majority 183 14.3
Turnout 1,283 33.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Whitehill Deadwater By-Election 28 September 2006[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Tony Muldoon 214 64.7 +3.7
Conservative Colin Leach 93 28.1 -10.9
Labour Catriona Mackenzie 24 7.3 +7.3
Majority 121 36.6 +14.6
Turnout 331 16.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

2007-2011

Holybourne and Froyle By-Election 9 October 2008[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Glynis Watts 424 54.6 -13.6
Liberal Democrats Dean Phillips 352 45.4 +21.6
Majority 72 9.2
Turnout 776 35.6
Conservative hold Swing

2011-2015

Bramshott and Liphook By-Election 15 September 2011[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Mouland 796
Conservative Lynn Ashton 743
Liberal Democrats Michael Croucher 404
Liberal Democrats Evelyn Hope 371
Labour John Tough 183
Green Neville Taylor 126
Labour Frank Jones 117
Turnout 2,740 21.3
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "England council elections". BBC News Online. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
  2. ^ The District of East Hampshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976
  3. ^ The East Hampshire and Havant (Areas) Order 1983
  4. ^ The Hampshire (Areas) Order 1985
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Dorset, Hampshire, West Sussex and Wiltshire (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Hampshire and Surrey (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  7. ^ "East Hampshire". BBC News Online. Retrieved 1 September 2009.
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of East Hampshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  9. ^ "Labour and lucky Tories make council gains". guardian.co.uk. 16 September 2005. Retrieved 1 September 2009.
  10. ^ "Byelection boost for Labour". guardian.co.uk. 28 April 2006. Retrieved 1 September 2009.
  11. ^ "Labour loses Scottish council seat". guardian.co.uk. 29 September 2006. Retrieved 1 September 2009.
  12. ^ "Holybourne and Froyle district council by-election". East Hampshire District Council. Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2009.
  13. ^ "Conservatives triumph in by-elections". easthampshire.org. 16 September 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2011.