Teignbridge District Council in Devon, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2003, 46 councillors have been elected from 25 wards.[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]

1973 -1999 Independent

2003-2011 Liberal Democrats/Independent coalition

2011 -2019 Conservatives

2019 Liberal Democrats

Council elections

By-election results

1995-1999

Bovey By-Election 4 July 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 504 34.1
Liberal Democrats 482 32.6
Labour 282 19.1
Independent 210 14.2
Majority 22 1.5
Turnout 1,478 30.0
Conservative hold Swing
Whitestones By-Election 4 July 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent 665 91.5
Labour 62 8.5
Majority 603 83.0
Turnout 727 42.9
Independent hold Swing
Chudleigh By-Election 14 November 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent 480 54.5
Liberal Democrats 230 26.1
Labour 171 19.4
Majority 250 29.4
Turnout 881
Independent gain from Labour Swing
Milber By-Election 14 November 1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 338 44.4
Liberal Democrats 219 28.7
Labour 205 26.9
Majority 199 15.7
Turnout 762
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
College By-Election 20 March 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 391 44.0
Conservative 269 30.3
Independent 229 25.8
Majority 122 13.7
Turnout 889 22.0
Liberal Democrats gain from Independent Swing
Dawlish SW By-Election 21 May 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 584 55.6 +12.8
Liberal Democrats 262 24.9 -32.4
Labour 205 19.5 +19.5
Majority 322 30.7
Turnout 1,051 32.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

1999-2003

College By-Election 27 April 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 447 52.5 +27.8
Conservative 315 37.0 +14.7
Labour 89 10.5 -5.6
Majority 132 15.5
Turnout 851 22.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Powderham By-Election 27 April 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats 759 52.6
Conservative 550 38.1
Labour 134 9.3
Majority 209 14.5
Turnout 1,443 28.4
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
College By-Election 16 November 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative 332 40.7 +18.7
Liberal Democrats 294 36.1 +11.4
Labour 189 23.2 +7.1
Majority 38 4.6
Turnout 815 20.7
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

2007-2011

Kenn Valley By-Election 27 November 2008[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kevin Lake 924 45.2
Liberal Democrats Susan Berman 832 40.8
Independent Derek Madge 160 7.8
Independent Dudley Swain 128 6.3
Majority 92 4.4
Turnout 2,044 42.1
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

2016-present

Teignmouth Central by-election 22 September 2016[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Alison Eden 491 51.1 +28.3
Conservative Nick Maylem 286 29.8 -12.6
UKIP Steven Harvey 111 11.6 N/A
Labour Malcolm Tipper 72 7.5 -8.7
Majority 205 21.3
Turnout 969 25.08
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

The by-election was triggered by the death of Conservative Party Councillor Geoff Bladen[11]

Bovey by-election 15 December 2016[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Sally Morgan 838 43.9 +20.3
Conservative Taff Evans 631 33.1 -4.2
Independent Eoghan Kelly 169 8.9 -1.5
Labour Christopher Robillard 103 5.4 -7.4
UKIP Anne Bracher 98 5.1 N/A
Independent Charlie West 68 3.6 N/A
Majority 207 10.8
Turnout 1,911 29.30
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

The by-election was triggered by the death of Conservative Party Councillor Anna Klinkenberg[13]

Chudleigh by-election 15 December 2016[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Richard Keeling 680 51.5 +38.8
Conservative Chris Webb 470 35.6 +2.8
UKIP Steven Harvey 89 6.7 N/A
Labour Janette Parker 81 6.1 -8.8
Majority 210 15.9
Turnout 1,324 26.49%
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing

The by-election was triggered by the death of Conservative Party Councillor Patricia Johnson-King[13]

References

  1. ^ "Councillors". Teignbridge District Council. Retrieved 6 September 2009.
  2. ^ "Teignbridge". BBC News Online. Retrieved 19 March 2010.
  3. ^ The District of Teignbridge (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1978
  4. ^ The Mid Devon, South Hams and Teignbridge (Areas) Order 1985
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Devon (District Boundaries) Order 1987. Retrieved on 6 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Local elections". BBC News Online. Retrieved 6 September 2009.
  7. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of Teignbridge (Electoral Changes) Order 1999. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  8. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Teignbridge (Electoral Changes) Order 2010. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  9. ^ "Declaration of result of poll". Teignbridge District Council. Retrieved 6 September 2009.
  10. ^ https://www.teignbridge.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=47696&p=0[dead link]
  11. ^ "Lib Dems win Teignmouth by-election". 23 September 2016.
  12. ^ a b https://www.teignbridge.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=48018&p=0[dead link]
  13. ^ a b "Latest Devon News - DevonLive.com". Devon Live.