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05 May 2017

2017 Election Results - No Overall Majority for Cumbria County Council

Following voting held across the County on Thursday 4 May and an overnight count, Cumbria County Council has no overall majority as a result of no single party gaining enough seats to achieve control.
 
Cumbria County Council has 84 elected members, meaning any single political party would require 43 elected members or more to gain overall control.

The number of councillors elected are as follows:

Conservative - 37
Labour - 26
Liberal Democrat - 16
Independent - 5


Overall turnout figures County wide show that 37.2% of voters went to the polling stations across the county.

Turnout figures across each district were:

 

 

District 

 %Turnout

 Allerdale

 36.6

 Barrow

 27.3

 Carlisle

 36.3

 Copeland

 32.2

 Eden

 39.4

 South Lakeland

 47.0


A full analysis of the election results including votes cast for candidates across all divisions is available at www.cumbria.gov.uk/Election2017

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Cumbria County Council has no overall majority as a result of no single party gaining enough seats to achieve control.