North Hertfordshire District Council elections

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One third of North Hertfordshire District Council in England is elected each year, followed by one year without election.

Political control[edit]

Party in control Years
No overall control 1973 - 1976
Conservative 1976 - 1994
No overall control 1994 - 1996
Labour 1996 - 1999
Conservative 1999 - 2019
No overall control 2019 - present

Council elections[edit]

By-election results[edit]

By-Election 1 May 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 1,635 50.8 -7.9
Conservative 1,025 31.8 +5.1
Liberal Democrat 560 17.4 +2.8
Majority 610 19.0
Turnout 3,220 72.9
Labour hold Swing
Codicote By-Election 22 February 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour 632 59.8 +36.9
Conservative 343 32.5 -33.7
Liberal Democrat 82 7.8 -3.1
Majority 289 27.3
Turnout 1,057 52.3
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Hitchin Highbury By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat 2,102 57.7 +16.2
Conservative 1,542 42.3 -5.1
Majority 560 15.4
Turnout 3,644
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Letchworth Grange By-Election 7 June 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jon Newham 1,725 54.8 +4.2
Conservative 911 29.0 -8.5
Liberal Democrat 510 16.2 +4.3
Majority 814 25.8
Turnout 3,146
Labour hold Swing
Baldock East By-Election 17 November 2005[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Marilyn Kirkland 331 48.2 -4.8
Conservative Les Wilsher 324 47.2 +0.2
Labour Paul Burgin 31 4.5 +4.5
Majority 7 1.0
Turnout 686 38.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Hitchin Oughton By-Election 10 November 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Martin Stears-Handscomb 258 31.9 -17.4
Independent Jackie McDonald 200 24.8 N/A
Conservative Serena Farrow 158 19.6 -12.5
Liberal Democrat Louise Peace 150 18.6 +9.9
Green George Howe 42 5.2 -4.8
Majority 58 7.1
Turnout 20.07
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ The District of North Hertfordshire (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1977
  2. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire (County Boundaries) Order 1989. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  3. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and Lincolnshire (County Boundaries) Order 1989. Retrieved on 5 November 2015.
  4. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of North Hertfordshire (Electoral Changes) Order 1998. Retrieved on 4 October 2015.
  5. ^ "North Hertfordshire". * BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-09-05.
  6. ^ legislation.gov.uk - The District of North Hertfordshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2006. Retrieved on 3 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Labour vote surges in council byelections". guardian.co.uk. 2005-11-18. Retrieved 2009-09-05.

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