1998 Swindon Borough Council election


The 1998 Swindon Borough Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Swindon Unitary Council in Wiltshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result


Overall turnout in the election was 25%.[2]

Swindon Local Election Result 1998[3][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 +1 61.1 48.0
  Conservative 4 +2 22.2 30.9
  Liberal Democrats 3 0 16.7 19.8
  Independent 0 -3 0

References


  1. "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 9 May 1998. p. 16.
  2. Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (10 May 1998). "Election of no winners leaves parties guessing". The Sunday Times. p. 8.
  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 26 October 2010.