Stoke-on-Trent City Council elections

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Stoke-on-Trent is a unitary authority in Staffordshire, England. Until 1 April 1998 it was a non-metropolitan district. Between 2002 and 2009 it also had a directly elected mayor.[1]

Political control

City council

Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:[2][3]

County borough, later, City of Stoke-on-Trent

Party in control Years
Independent 1910-1929
Labour 1929-1931
Independent 1931-1934
Labour 1934-1937
Independent 1937-1945
Labour 1945-1970
No overall control 1970-1971
Labour 1971-1974

Non-metropolitan district

Party in control Years
Labour 1973-1998

Unitary authority

Party in control Years
Labour 1997-2002
No overall control 2002-2004
Labour 2004-2006
No overall control 2006-2011
Labour 2011-2015
No overall control 2015–present

Directly elected mayor

Party in control Years
Independent 2002-2005
Labour 2005-2009

Council elections

Non-metropolitan district elections

Unitary authority elections

Mayoral elections

City result maps

By-election results

Springfields & Trent Vale Ward by-election, 26 July 2012 [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
City Independents Jackie Barnes 370 34.90 N/A
Labour Mubsira Aumir 245 23.11
Liberal Democrat Les Porch 152 14.33
Conservative Harold David Gregory 109 10.28 N/A
UKIP Michael Anthony Bedarsky 105 9.90
Independent Gary Elsby 36 3.39 N/A
BNP Michael Coleman 27 2.54 N/A
TUSC Matt Wright 14 1.32 N/A
Democratic Nationalist Party Mark Leat 2 0.18 N/A
Majority 125
Turnout 1,060 21.6
Baddeley, Milton and Norton Ward by-election, 14 November 2013[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
City Independents Anthony Munday 861 32.19
Conservative Sam Richardson 504 18.84
Labour Candi Chetwynd 444 16.60
UKIP Mick Harold 333 12.45
Independent Gary Elsby 313 11.70
BNP Michael Anthony White 79 2.95
Green Adam William Colclough 50 1.86
Liberal Democrat Tom Grocock 32 1.19
Independent John Davis 27 1.00
TUSC Liat James Norris 25 0.93
Majority 357 13.35
Turnout 2,674 19.18

References

  1. ^ City council elections page
  2. ^ "Council compositions". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Elections 2011 - England council elections - Stoke-on-Trent". BBC News Online. 2011-05-10. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  4. ^ The City of Stoke-on-Trent (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1976
  5. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The City of Stoke-on-Trent (Electoral Changes) Order 2001. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Stoke-on-Trent (Electoral Changes) Order 2011. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Election 2015: Stoke on Trent City Council Results". Stoke Sentinel. Local World. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  8. ^ By-election result page on council site
  9. ^ http://www.stoke.gov.uk/ccm/content/council-and-democracy/elections/by-election-baddeley-milton-and-norton.en

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