Richmondshire District Council

By-elections

By-elections took place on Thursday 17 October 2019 for the District Council's Hawes, High Abbotside and Swaledale Ward and North Yorkshire County Council Upper Dales Division. The results of the by-elections are as follows:

Richmondshire District Council - Hawes, High Abbotside and Upper Swaledale Ward (1 seat)

Candidate Description Votes % Elected
Kirkbride, Pat The Conservative Party Candidate  231 32.7   
Lowndes, Margaret Green Party 57 8.1   
McMullon, Jill Independent  409 58.0  YES 

North Yorkshire County Council - Upper Dales Division (1 seat)

Candidate Description Votes % Elected
Crosby, Simon Jeremy Liberal Democrats 204 10.5  
Foster, Kevin Green Party 107  5.5   
McMullon, Jill Independent 741  38.1  
Peacock, Yvonne The Conservative Party Candidate 884  45.5 YES 

You can also view by-election results dating from 1973 to the most recent. 


District council elections

District elections are held every four years on the first Thursday in May. They were last held on 2 May 2019.

The district council has 24 district councillors representing 16 wards.

You can view the district election results here.


Parish (town) elections

These are held every four years on the first Thursday in May. They were last held on 2 May 2019.

Click on the link to view the 2015 results

Click on the link to view the 2019 results.


European elections

The most recent European parliamentary elections were held on 23 May 2019.

Click on the link to view the 2014 Yorkshire and Humber results

Click on the link to view the 2019 Yorkshire and Humber results.

Click on the link to view the 2019 Richmondshire Local totals.

You can contact your Yorkshire and Humber MEP and find out lots more information about the European Parliament and its members on their website


Police and crime commissioner elections

This election was held on 5 May 2016. The result can be seen here


County council elections

County council elections are held every four years on the first Thursday in May, with the most recent taking place on May 4 2017.

Click on the link to view the Richmondshire results for the 2017 election

Six county councillors represent the Richmondshire District Council area on North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC):

• Catterick Bridge: Carl Les
• Central Richmondshire: Helen Grant
• Middle Dales: Karin Segwick
• Richmond: Stuart Parsons
• Richmondshire North: Angus Thompson
• Upper Dales: Vacant

For county councillors' details, and more information about county council elections, visit the North Yorkshire County Council website


General elections

The most recent parliamentary election was held on 8 June 2017.


Referendums

Referendums are becoming an increasing feature of UK democracy. The most recent concerned the UK's membership of the European Union. It was held on 23 June 2016.

The Richmondshire result was:

Votes for Leave: 15,691
Votes for Remain: 11,945
Turnout: 75.2%

The Yorkshire and the Humber region result was:

Votes for Leave: 1,580,937
Votes for Remain: 1,158,298
Turnout: 70.7%

For a detailed breakdown of the results nationally and the Yorkshire and the Humber region, visit the Electoral Commission's EU referendum results page.

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