East Staffordshire Borough Council is elected every four years.

Political control

Council elections

By-election results

Needwood By-Election 25 September 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 315 31.2 +5.9
Labour 265 26.2 -3.9
Independent 237 23.5 +23.5
Liberal Democrats 193 19.1 -5.6
Majority 50 5.0
Turnout 1,010
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Town By-Election 25 September 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 386 48.4 +27.4
Labour 318 39.9 -13.9
Independent 93 11.7 -13.4
Majority 68 8.5
Turnout 797
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Eton By-Election 7 February 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 288 45.4 -17.7
Conservative 185 29.2 +15.4
Liberal Democrats 147 23.2 +0.1
UKIP 14 2.2 +2.2
Majority 103 16.2
Turnout 634 23.2
Labour hold Swing
Edgehill By-Election 2 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour 326 55.0 +3.5
Conservative 170 28.7 +5.2
Liberal Democrats 97 16.4 +16.4
Majority 156 26.3
Turnout 593 21.6
Labour hold Swing
Outwoods By-Election 2 May 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 502 58.9
Labour 153 18.0
Liberal Democrats 129 15.1
Independent 68 8.0
Majority 349 40.9
Turnout 852 39.7
Conservative hold Swing
Stapenhill By-Election 8 September 2005
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Key 624 66.6 -4.5
Conservative Mary Crowley 268 28.6 +0.3
UKIP Philip Lancaster 45 4.8 +4.8
Majority 356 38.0
Turnout 937 16.0
Labour hold Swing
Shobnall By-Election 29 June 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Ganley 581 41.0 -8.3
Conservative Dilpazir Ahmed 441 31.2 +5.9
BNP Clive Jones 291 20.6 +20.6
Liberal Democrats Michael Rodgers 102 7.2 +7.2
Majority 140 9.8
Turnout 1,415 31.0
Labour hold Swing
Town By-Election 31 August 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Malcolm Barrett 664 64.9 +24.1
Labour Martin Blencowe 255 24.9 +3.3
UKIP Philip Lancaster 104 10.2 +10.2
Majority 409 40.0
Turnout 1,023 20.9
Conservative hold Swing
Stretton By-Election 14 February 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Len Milner 661 36.9 -11.6
Labour John McKiernan 366 20.4 -7.2
BNP Clive Jones 327 18.2 +18.2
Popular Alliance Brian Buxton 233 13.0 -10.9
Liberal Democrats Bryan Ambrose 205 11.4 +11.4
Majority 295 16.5
Turnout 1,792 28.0
Conservative hold Swing
Stapenhill by-election 26 May 2016[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Craig Jones 536 44.3 +12.5
UKIP Sally Green 348 28.8 -2.5
Conservative Michael Teasel 208 17.2 -7.3
Independent Susan Paxton 75 6.2 N/A
Green Thomas Hadley 24 2.0 -10.4
Liberal Democrats Hugh Warner 18 1.5 N/A
Majority 188 15.5
Turnout 1,214 20.54
Labour gain from UKIP Swing

The by-election was triggered by the resignation of Councillor Steve Dyche

References

  1. ^ The District of East Staffordshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977
  2. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire, Derbyshire, Hereford and Worcester and Staffordshire (County Boundaries) Order 1991. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cheshire, Derbyshire, Hereford and Worcester and Staffordshire (County Boundaries) (Variation) Order 1992. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Borough of East Staffordshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  5. ^ 2016 By Election Results for Stapenhill Ward | ESBC