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1989 Cumbria County Council election[1]

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All 83 seats of Cumbria County Council
42 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Last election 39 seats, 41.5% 36 seats, 38.9%
Seats won 37 37
Seat change Decrease2 Increase1
Popular vote 59,863 59,671
Percentage 42.3% 42.1%
Swing Increase0.8% Increase3.2%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party SLD Independent
Last election 5 seats, 15.4% 3 seats, 3.5%
Seats won 6 3
Seat change Increase1 Steady
Popular vote 15,278 6,623
Percentage 10.8% 4.7%
Swing Decrease4.6% Increase1.2%

Cumbria UK locator map 2010.svg
The County of Cumbria within England

Council control before election


No overall control

Council control after election


No overall control

Elections to Cumbria County Council were held on 4 May 1989. This was on the same day as other UK county council elections. The whole council of 83 members was up for election and the council remained under no overall control.

Results

1989 Cumbria County Council election[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 37 Decrease2 44.6 42.3 59,863 Increase0.8
  Conservative 37 Increase1 44.6 42.1 59,671 Increase3.2
  SLD 6 Increase1 7.2 10.8 15,278 Decrease4.6
  Independent 3 Steady 3.6 4.7 6,623 Increase1.2
  Green 0 Decrease 0.0 0.1 152 Decrease

References

  1. ^ a b "Local Election Summaries 1989". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 15 October 2019.