One third of Crawley Borough Council in West Sussex, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election. Since the last boundary changes in 2004, 37 councillors have been elected from 15 wards.
Since the first election to the council in 1973 political control of the council has been held by the following parties:
Summary of the council composition after recent council elections, click on the year for full details of each election. Boundary changes took place for the 2004 election increasing the number of seats by 5, leading to the whole council being elected in that year.
By-elections occur when seats become vacant between council elections. Below is a summary of recent by-elections; full by-election results can be found by clicking on the by-election name.