Isle of Wight is a unitary authority and former non-metropolitan county in England.

Political control

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

Non-metropolitan county

Party in control Years
Independent 1973-1977
Conservative 1977-1981
Liberal 1981-1985
Alliance 1985-1989
Liberal Democrats 1989-1995[1]

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
Liberal Democrats 1995-1998
No overall control 1998-2005
Conservative 2005-2013
No overall control 2013–2017
Conservative 2017-present

Council elections

Non-metropolitan county elections

Unitary authority elections

County result maps

By-election results

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  1. ^ Social and Liberal Democrats 1989-1993