There appears to be 19 by-elections during September: - 3 on 5th September - 5 on 12th - 6 on 19th - 5 on 26th
9 of the by-elections are for District Councils, four elected in May, three where the last election was in May, one where the last election was a by-election in 2018 and one where the last election was in 2016 5 are in a Unitary Authority, three where the last election was in May and two where the last election was in 2017 1 is for a Scottish authority last elected in 2017 2 are for Metropolitan Boroughs where the last election was in May 1 is for a County Council last elected in 2017 and 1 is for a London Borough last elected in 2018
Conservatives defend 8 seats, six following the death of the previous Councillor and two a resignation Labour defend 5 seats, one following the death of the previous Councillor and four a resignation Liberal Democrats defend 2 seats, both following resignations Independents defend 2 seats, one following the death of the previous Councillor and the other failing to sign the Declaration of Office A Residents Group defends 1 seat following a resignation although have not put up a candidate
With all seats having declared nominations: Conservatives have a full slate of 19 candidates, Labour have 16, Liberal Democrats have 18, Greens have 12, the Justice Party have 2 whilst SNP, Brexit Party, the Liberal Party, Putting Cumbria First and Old Swan Against Cuts have 1 apiece along with 3 Independents and 1 No Description contesting 4 seats - a total of 76 candidates for 19 seats.
Predictions on this thread by 9.00 am on day of the election
Coventry MBC, Wainbody: Conservative 44, Labour 23, Liberal Democrat 23, Brexit 10. Eden DC, Penrith South: Independent 37, Conservative 36.9, Putting Cumbria First 17, Labour 9.1. Kingston upon Hull UA, St Andrew's & Docklands: Labour 50, Liberal Democrat 35, Conservative 15.
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Coventry MBC, Wainbody: Conservative 44, Labour 27, Liberal Democrats 15, Brexit 14. Eden DC, Penrith South: Independent 45, Conservative 32, Putting Cumbria First 14, Labour 9. Hull UA, St Andrews & Docklands: Labour 55, Liberal Democrats 34, Conservative 11.
12 entries to kick off the month, losing Yellow Peril. Hope all is better soon. Greenrobinhood gets 3 x 20 faults for not posting until nearly 1pm, aside from that all present and correct.
Wainbody, Coventry: 100% Conservative hold, with majorities ranging from 15% (priceofdawn) to 27% (Olympian95). Penrith South, Eden: 9 Independent gain from Independent, alien8ted, priceofdawn and robertwaller Conservative gain. St Andrews and Docklands, Kingston-upon-Hull: 100% Labour hold, with majorities ranging from 13% (Right Leaning) to 35% (andrewp).