Maidstone Council election, 1998

Maidstone Council election, 1998

The 1998 Maidstone 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 Democrat 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. ^ a b "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian: p. 16. 9 May 1998. 
  2. ^ "Election of Maidstone Borough Councillors - Thursday 2 May 2002". Maidstone Borough Council. http://www.maidstone.gov.uk/pdf/Election%20Results%202002.pdf. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Local Elections results". The Times: p. 46. 9 May 1998. 
  4. ^ "Local Election Results, 1999". Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends. http://www.crest.ox.ac.uk/election/econ99tab.htm. Retrieved 2011-03-03. 
Preceded by
Maidstone Council election, 1996
Maidstone local elections Succeeded by
Maidstone Council election, 1999

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