Wakefield local elections results

03/05/2019, PR-9046

​Wakefield Council remains in overall Labour control following the results of the 2019 local council elections.

The overall turnout was 26.98%. The turnout in the 2018 local elections was 26.86%.

Labour held 14 of the 17 seats they were defending.

The Conservatives held all four of the seats they were defending.

The overall make-up of the Council is now as follows:

Labour 49 seats

Conservative 11 seats

Liberal Democrat 1 seat

Independent 2 seats

This year's election was for a third of seats across the Council - one in each of the 21 wards.

The count for contested parish elections is taking place on Friday, 3 May – results will be on the Council's website as they are announced.

For all results and more information on the elections visit www.wakefield.gov.uk/elections or follow us on Twitter @MyWakefield.

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