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This report presents the election statistics for district, city and regional council, distict health board and licensing trust elections held in the three week period ending 13 October 2007. There have been seven local authority elections since the 1989 restructuring of local government, and the report covers the patterns of change and stability of nearly two decades of local authority elections.

These statistics reflect changes such as the establishment of district health boards in 2001, the introduction of STV at the local elections in 2004, and use some new tools such as maps to more vividly depict regional differences in voter turnout (see also Local Authority Election Statistics 2004 and Local Authority Election Statistics 2001). It is a companion volume to Local Authority Candidates Survey 2007.

Note: The data in this publication has been carefully checked to ensure accuracy, but due to the volume and large number of sources involved in the data collection, there may be some errors that are beyond our control.

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