Isle of Wight Election 2021

Isle of Wight council and town, parish and community council elections will be held on Thursday on 6th May 2021.

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Below are articles relating to the 2021 elections.

Election now over, could Isle of Wight council work with ‘no overall control’?

four people shaking hands

News OnTheWight has looked across the country, seeking to understand, would 'no overall control' work and what could it mean

Monday, 10th May, 2021 8:19pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Conservative Donna Jones elected as new police and crime commissioner

Donna Jones at PCC count

Donna Jones pledges to make anti-social behaviour a priority, carry on investing in youth services and do a complete overhaul of the 101 and 999 services

Monday, 10th May, 2021 8:12pm

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Letter: Another low turnout at election time – So who is the loser?

scrabble letters spelling out v o t e by Glen Carrie

Tracy considers the various ways to address low turnout at election time

Sunday, 9th May, 2021 3:51pm

By Tracy Mikich with 15 readers' comments

Island Conservative choose their next leader after Dave Stewart defeat

Steve Hastings

After the unseating of Dave Stewart, the Island Conservatives have chosen their next leader and will make the decision official on 14th May

Sunday, 9th May, 2021 3:16pm

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Our Ryde councillors help town council become more diverse and ‘truly representative’

Three Our Ryde women

Our Ryde made good on one of its election promises – to make the town council more diverse and ‘truly representative’

Sunday, 9th May, 2021 9:07am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight 2021 town, parish and community council results

Photo of Video screen showing the count at Medina Leisure Centre taking place

The votes were counted on Saturday and revealed some interesting results, with lots of new faces on Isle of Wight town, parish and community councils

Sunday, 9th May, 2021 8:46am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Here are the turnout figures for 2021 Isle of Wight Council election broken down

photo of count at medina

Looking at the turnout figures in the Isle of Wight council election turns up a few interesting items

Saturday, 8th May, 2021 8:21pm

By Simon Perry with 6 readers' comments

Love numbers? You’ll L O V E this detailed look at the election results

Ballot boxes at IWC count - and number 1 sign

A look at some of the statistics from the Isle of Wight council election, including margins, closest finishes and average votes

Saturday, 8th May, 2021 3:11pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 13 readers' comments

Richard Quigley’s win turns long-standing Conservative Cowes seat to Labour

Richard Quigley in Cowes

Richard Quigley’s election win switches the Cowes North seat to Labour after being Blue since it was formed 12 years ago

Saturday, 8th May, 2021 1:19pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Who won Isle of Wight council election 2021

Ballot boxes at IWC count - copyright IWC

Find out who won which seat in the Isle of Wight council 2021 election

Saturday, 8th May, 2021 11:49am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Votes in 2021 Isle of Wight town, parish and community council election counted today

Ballot boxes being emptied at the Isle of Wight council count - copyright IWC

The count takes place later today for Isle of Wight town, parish and community council election results

Saturday, 8th May, 2021 10:32am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

MP Seely asked for comment after IW Conservatives lose their majority at council

Bob Seely with the Island coastline in the background

Seely thanked now-deposed Dave Stewart for leadership and said he’ll be writing to the new councillors to ‘outline a common agenda’ he believes elected leaders of the Island should be working towards

Saturday, 8th May, 2021 10:25am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 22 readers' comments