Isle of Wight elections

This is the central point to find all coverage of Isle of Wight elections – be they at National; County; Town; or Parish level.

We cover the build up to the elections and provide our renowned Live, as it happens, reporting from election counts.

Rise in Isle of Wight Labour votes against backdrop of fall in support

Ricchard Quigley giving post-results speech

The Isle of Wight Labour candidate, who came in second place at the General Election, shares some post-election words

Sunday, 15th December, 2019 4:04pm

By Julian Critchley with 2 readers' comments

Letter: ‘Labour Party must reconnect with voters to recover from disaster’, says Labour councillor

Jonathan Bacon and Geoff Lumley at anti-austerity march

Independent Labour councillor, Geoff Brodie, shares his views on the outcome of the 2019 General Election

Friday, 13th December, 2019 6:00pm

By Geoff Brodie with 14 readers' comments

‘The idea that Brexit ends on 31 January is wrong’, say CLA President

caged hen

The Present of the CLA says the Government needs to earn the trust of rural communities by guarantee that UK farmers will not be undercut by cheap imports produced to lower standards

Friday, 13th December, 2019 4:34pm

By Michael Sims

Isle of Wight MP selected in 2019 General Election result

Wide shot of the hall

Islanders spent the day voting and counters have spent the evening sorting through the ballot papers. The Isle of Wight High Sheriff has announced the next MP for the Island

Friday, 13th December, 2019 4:00am

By Sally Perry with 29 readers' comments

See what has Bob Seely voted for while Isle of Wight MP

bob seely in parliament

It’s all very well what MPs say in public, what counts is what they vote for. OnTheWight has compiled a list of what Bob Seely voted from since getting elected.

Wednesday, 11th December, 2019 6:59pm

By Sally Perry with 29 readers' comments

General Election 2019: Find out where and when to vote on the Isle of Wight

Polling station sign

If you're one of the 113,021 Isle of Wight residents registered to vote find out here where to vote this Thursday

Tuesday, 10th December, 2019 8:23am

By Sally Perry with 25 readers' comments

Jonathan Dodd: Once more unto the Polling Station!

Painting by Eugene Delacroix - Le 28 Juillet. La Liberte guidant le peuple

Jonathan Dodd returns with his Sunday column, just in time for the fourth General Election in less than ten years. Read what he has to say on the subject

Sunday, 8th December, 2019 10:27am

By Jonathan Dodd with 11 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Hustings 2019: An overview

Candidates at the IW Radio/County Press Hustings

If you missed the Isle of Wight Hustings last night here's a round up of some of what was said

Friday, 6th December, 2019 6:58pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments

Bob Seely banner appearing and disappearing from greenfield development site like something from Private Eye, says Labour

bob seely sign on greenfield site

Labour's Richard Quigley says the incident is like something from Private Eye – first the connection is exposed, and then the scramble to cover it up. Bob Seely responds

Thursday, 5th December, 2019 8:20am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

‘Unprecedented level of abuse both online and on the streets’ says Labour Chairman

Vandalism of Vote Labour sign by Matt Bailey

Vandalism of the Vote Labour signs is just the tip of it. The Chair of the local Party says they have seen an "unprecedented level of abuse both online and on the streets"

Wednesday, 4th December, 2019 6:53pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Embarrassment for Isle of Wight Green Party as campaign notice exposes email addresses (updated)

woman using a laptop computer

An Isle of Wight Green Party campaign notice to supporters has exposed email addresses. Here's the response from Green Party HQ

Wednesday, 4th December, 2019 8:46am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Cowes Enterprise College hosts hustings on Climate Change, with positive feedback from all

Candidates and audience at the CEC Youth Hustings

Bob Seely said it was the best hustings he has been to in his political career, as students asked a range of questions on the subject of climate change

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 1:53pm

By Yasmin with 5 readers' comments