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Elections

Braunston and Crick and Brixworth By-elections

Following the resignation of the County Councillors for the Braunston and Crick electoral division and the Brixworth electoral division, two vacancies had been declared. The by-election was held on 3 July 2014.

Results of the Braunston and Crick By-election are as follows:

Name of Candidate Description Number of Votes
CAMPBELL, Abigail Margaret The Labour Party 989
LONGLEY, Malcolm Robert The Conservative Party 1019
MACANNDRAIS, Ruaraidh The UK Independence Party (UKIP) 506

Malcolm Robert Longley has therefore been elected as County Councillor for the Braunston & Crick division. The turnout was 26.97%

Results of the Brixworth By-election are as follows:

Name of Candidate  Description Number of Votes
IRVING-SWIFT, Cecile Marie Michelle The Conservative Party 1297
JONES, Daniel Joseph The Liberal Democrat Party 69
MCNALLY, Robert The Labour Party 248
POINTER, Stephen Ernest James The UK Independence Party (UKIP) 500
WHIFFEN, Stephen John The Green Party 228

Cecile Marie Michelle Irving-Swift has therefore been elected as County Councillor for the Brixworth division. The turnout was 26.05%

Middleton Cheney By-election

Following the death of the County Councillor for the division of Middleton Cheney, a by-election was held on 5 September 2013. The result of the by-election was:

Name of Candidate Description Number of Votes
COLLINS, Scott Jon Liberal Democrat 141
LEE, Christopher The Labour Party Candidate  221
MAHONEY, Barry Joseph UK Independence Party (UKIP) 604
SAWBRIDGE, Ronald The Conservative Party Candidate  1081
  Rejected ballot papers 4

Ronald Sawbridge has therefore been elected as County Councillor for the Middleton Cheney division. The turnout was 22.86%

Election Fly-Posting

Following a number of complaints received in the period preceding the 2013 election, the Council has prepared a policy statement on electoral fly-posting. Fly-posting is a criminal offence and the Council has a responsibility to keep the highways clear.

You can read the policy below:

Northamptonshire County Council Elections 2013

  • Conservatives retained overall control of Northamptonshire County Council.
  • Total votes cast 163,210.
  • The overall turnout for the County Council elections was 30.8%.
  • Conservatives have 36 seats, Labour have 11 seats, Liberal Democrats have 6 seats, UKIP have 3 seats and Independents have 1 seat.

Visit our Election 2013 microsite to see the results in full.

Northamptonshire Electoral Review

In October 2011, the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) undertook a review of the electoral divisions that make up Northamptonshire County Council. You can read more about the review on the LGBCE's website:

Northamptonshire County Council Elections 2009

  • Conservatives retained overall control of Northamptonshire County Council.
  • Total votes cast 188,612.
  • The overall turnout for the County Council elections was 37.5%.
  • Conservatives have 56 seats, Liberal Democrats have 9 seats, Labour have 6 seats and Independents have 2 seats.
  • Overall swing to Conservatives: 5.5%.

See the full results of the county council Election Results 2009.




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