1998 Maidstone Borough Council election


The 1998 Maidstone Borough Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Maidstone Borough Council in Kent, England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result


Overall turnout in the election was 27.35%.[2]

Maidstone Local Election Result 1998[3][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 8 -4 44.4 43.6
  Labour 4 +2 22.2 30.7
  Conservative 4 +2 22.2 23.8
  Independent 2 0 11.1

References


  1. "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 9 May 1998. p. 16.
  2. "Election of Maidstone Borough Councillors - Thursday 2 May 2002" (PDF). Maidstone Borough Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 5 March 2011.
  3. "Local Elections results". The Times. 9 May 1998. p. 46.
  4. "Local Election Results, 1999". Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2011.