2018 Halton Borough Council election

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18 of 56 seats (17 regular and one by-election)
to Halton Borough Council
29 seats needed for a majority
Turnout26.1% (Increase0.9%)[1]
  First party Second party Third party
 
Lab
LD
Con
Party Labour Liberal Democrats Conservative
Last election 18 seats,
67.8%
1 seat,
8.1%
1 seat,
15.1%
Seats before 52 2 2
Seats won 17 1 0
Seats after 52 2 2
Seat change Steady Steady Steady
Popular vote 14,544 1,706 3,704
Percentage 66.7% 7.8% 17.0%
Swing Increase0.7% Increase1.3% Increase2.0%

Halton UK local election 2018 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 2018 Halton Borough Council election

Leader of the Council before election

Rob Polhill
Labour

Leader of the Council after election

Rob Polhill
Labour

The 2018 Halton Borough Council election took place on 3 May 2018 to elect members of Halton Borough Council in England.[2] This election was held on the same day as other local elections.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Seats   ±  
Labour 52 Steady
Liberal Democrat 2 Steady
Conservative 2 Steady
Source: BBC[3]

Election results

Overall election result

Overall result compared with 2014.[n 1]

Halton Borough Council election result, 2018[2][n 2]
Party Candidates Votes
Stood Elected Gained Unseated Net % of total % No. Net %
  Labour 18 17 0 0 Steady 94.1 66.7 14,544 Increase0.7
  Conservative 10 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 17.0 3,704 Increase2.0
  Liberal Democrats 7 1 0 0 Steady 5.9 7.8 1,706 Increase1.3
  Independent 3 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 4.4 963 N/A
  UKIP 7 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 3.2 701 Decrease8.5
  TUSC 1 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.5 106 Decrease0.3
  Socialist Labour 1 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.4 97 N/A

Notes

  1. ^ Cannot be compared with 2016 as not all seats are up for election every third.
  2. ^ % of total refers to % of wards won.

References

  1. ^ Brown, Faye (4 May 2018). "Halton local election results 2018 - Mersey Gateway not an issue for Labour". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Local - Local Elections 2018 - Thursday, 3rd May, 2018". Halton Borough Council. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Halton Borough Council Election 2018 Results". BBC News. 4 May 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.