Mansfield District Council elections

Mansfield District Council in Nottinghamshire, England is elected every four years. Since the last boundary changes in 2011, 36 councillors have been elected from 36 wards.[1] Since 2002 Mansfield has also had a directly elected mayor.

Contents

1 Political control
2 Elected mayor
3 Council elections
4 By-election results

4.1 1999–2003
4.2 2003–2007
4.3 2007–2011

5 References
6 External links

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

Party in control
Years

Labour
1973–2003

Independent
2003–2011

Labour
2011–2015

Independent
2015 –

Elected mayor[edit]
In May 2002 Mansfield voted to introduce a directly elected mayor in a referendum. The vote saw a turnout of 21%, with slightly less than 55% voted in favour.[3] Since the first election in October 2002 independent Tony Egginton has been the mayor.[4]

Mansfield mayoral election, 2002
Mansfield mayoral election, 2007
Mansfield mayoral election, 2011

Council elections[edit]

Mansfield District Council election, 1973
Mansfield District Council election, 1976
Mansfield District Council election, 1979 (New ward boundaries)[5]
Mansfield District Council election, 1983
Mansfield District Council election, 1987
Mansfield District Council election, 1991
Mansfield District Council election, 1995 (District boundary changes took place but the number of seats remained the same)[6]
Mansfield District Council election, 1999
Mansfield District Council election, 2003 (New ward boundaries)[7][8]
Mansfield District Council election, 2007
Mansfield District Council election, 2011 (New ward boundaries)[1][9]
Mansfield District Council election, 2015

By-election results[edit]
1999–2003[edit]

Birklands By-Election 7 June 2001

Party
Candidate
Votes
%
±

Labour

2,382
81.3

Conservative

546
18.7

Majority
1,836
62.6

Turnout
2,928

Labour hold
Swing

Oakham By-Election 18 July 2002[10]

Party
Candidate
Votes
%
±

Conservative

371
60.1
+1.7

Labour

153
24.8
-16.8

Liberal Democrat

93
15.1
+15.1

Majority
218
35.3

Turnout
617
10.9

Conservative hold
Swing

Oak Tree By-Election 12 December 2002[11]

Party
Candidate
Votes
%
±

Labour

290
47.4
-17.3

Independent

218
35.6
+35.6

Conservative

66
10.8
-24.5

Green

38
6.2
+6.2

Majority
72
11.8

Turnout
612
13.6

Labour hold
Swing

2003–2007[edit]

Eakring By-Election 15 September 2005